Sr Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Meritor
Location
Troy
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2019
Closes
15 Oct 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
The Senior Financial Analyst, Benefits Accounting assists the Manager of Benefits Accounting in the day–to–day responsibilities of the Benefits Accounting department. Candidate must have above average knowledge of technical accounting matters in order to assist with the timely and accurate filing of the annual financial statements of the company?s defined benefit and defined contribution plans, Form 10–K, Form 10–Qs and other external reporting in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (US GAAP), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and regulations and company polices. Candidate will assist in the preparation of presentations for the Audit Committee, Board of Directors and other presentations. This person works closely with the business groups and corporate functions to ensure accounting issues are appropriately identified, analyzed and reported in external reports and internal presentations.

Job Responsibilities:

?Assist with reviewing accounting requirements for the company?s defined benefit pension plans, OPEB plans, workers compensation and other employee benefit plans.
?Assist with the review of the company?s annual valuation reports of benefit plans and analyze information presented in the actuarial valuations for accounting.
?Prepare the annual financial statements for the company?s defined benefit and defined contribution plans.
?Prepare monthly income statement
?Prepare whitepapers for routine and nonroutine employee benefit related matters.
?Assist with calculation of equity compensation and diluted shares outstanding
?Monitor standard setting activities at the FASB, SEC, ERISA, PBGC, DOL, and other regulatory bodies as they relate to accounting matters and report their implications.
?Assist with preparation of the company?s annual (Form 10–K) and quarterly (Form 10–Q) consolidated financial statements, which are electronically filed with the SEC via EDGAR. Assist in preparing and reviewing XBRL exhibits for SEC filings for Forms 10–K and 10–Q.
?Analyze the balance sheet and income statement to identify accounting and/or reporting practices that may not be in accordance with US GAAP, SEC rules and regulations and/or company accounting policies.
?Work with Corporate Finance, Corporate Treasury, Corporate Tax, and other functions, as necessary to ensure proper and timely reporting for quarter and year–end.
?Assist with monthly close and preparation of journal entries.
?Assist with accounting and review of certain account balances.
?Work directly with internal and external auditors to provide analysis and any required audit documentation necessary for the successful completion of any audit.
?Assist with Sarbanes–Oxley Section 404 compliance and management self–testing.

Job Responsibilities:

?BS or BA degree in Accounting required; CPA preferred
?3 years of progressive experience in accounting required
?Previous experience in public accounting required
?Ability to work effectively in a team environment
?Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
?Cognitive ability to prepare analysis, reports and presentations using various software packages including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
?Possesses strong technical accounting and reporting skills

Qualification:
Meritor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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