Role details

Senior Accountant

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Located in New York City
  • Leading Insurance Firm

About Our Client

My client, located in New York City, is one of the largest Insurance Firms in the United States.

Job Description

  • Performs general ledger account analysis and reconciliations for both balance sheet and income statement accounts in order to provide supporting information for the monthly and quarterly financial GAAP and Statutory financial statements
  • Supports accounting operations and financial reporting processes through communication with different teams to determine financial data needs and provides the necessary information through the preparation of accurate journal entries and analytics
  • Prepares accurate and timely financial information schedules supporting Annual Statement Exhibits and various state regulatory filings
  • Identifies, communicates and performs process improvement projects to enhance accounting and reporting controls and provide efficiency in the financial reporting process
  • Supports the annual audit process and assists in the development and enhancement of internal control procedures through documentation of procedures and maintenance of worksheet controls
  • Develops and maintains advanced financial reporting and analytical tools via PeopleSoft, Macros, Essbase, PeopleSoft Queries and MS Excel Pivot Tables

The Successful Applicant

  • Solid knowledge of GAAP and Statutory accounting principles including experience in the preparation and filing of quarterly and annual statutory statements and related schedules
  • Group Insurance Industry knowledge
  • Solid knowledge in the use of MS Excel including Macros and Pivot tables
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and internal control procedures
  • Knowledge of Peoplesoft General Ledger and Accounts Payable Modules an asset
  • Ability to work collaboratively across different groups

What's on Offer

My client, based in New York City, is offering a competitive base plus bonus with room to grow and learn in one of the largest Insurance Firms in the United States.

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