Accountant Sr. - Financial Reporting - (KG12210)

Recruiter
Reliance Standard
Location
Philadelphia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Jan 2019
Job role
Accountant
Sector
Insurance
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Job Summary:

The Senior Accountant – Financial Reporting is responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports; reviews and analyzes accounting transactions; and assists in developing and maintaining financial accounting and reporting systems. This position offers an excellent opportunity to grow in an evolving company that understands the significance of technology in Financial Reporting. The prospective candidate will have the opportunity to provide input and shape the future of a complex reporting function responsible for consolidating multiple products and entities. This role is a great fit for a candidate that is looking to build on their current accounting knowledge and process management foundation and add their skills to a forward–thinking team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Consolidation and preparation of Monthly Results Reporting package distributed to senior management. This is highly visible and provides management a lens to view consolidated results.
Prepares and analyzes various schedules for inclusion into quarterly Board package for distribution to Board of Directors.
Cross–functional collaboration in managing monthly close process.
Reviews and analyzes accounting transactions and the resulting account balances on a monthly and quarterly basis.
Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual GAAP statements and reports.
Prepares various compliance filings and other industry–related forms.
Maintain ownership of accounting for processes such as Corporate Debt and Post–Retirement Benefits
Assist in coordination with internal and external auditors.
Play a critical role in the design and maintenance of general ledger reports necessary to complete the financial reporting process.
All other duties as assigned.

Education, Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required. CPA or progress towards preferred.
Minimum of 2 years relevant accounting experience. Public accounting experience preferred.
Strong organizational and problem solving skills. Attention to detail and motivated.
Strong foundation in GAAP accounting principles and eagerness to learn.
Understanding of and ability to work with computerized accounting and reporting systems.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse group of talented individuals.