Senior GAAP Accountant

Morristown, NJ

Posted: 02/05/2019 Industry: FIN Perm Job Number: 11837328
As Client's GAAP Senior Accountant, you bring that extra something special to our hard working and talented Finance Department. Your enthusiasm for the full accounting process is contagious as you put your best foot forward and collaborate with your team to get the job done. You have a positive can-do attitude when confronted with a challenge and utilize your problem solving skills to support Client's business objectives. A^ A^ A^
Responsibilities
  • Assist with timely completion of the quarterly and annual regulatory filings. Ensure that all deliverables comply with accounting pronouncements and regulatory guidance.
  • Preparation of consolidated financial statements and forms, as required including year-end consolidated financial statements and corresponding footnote disclosures.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements on management reporting basis.
  • Compile and input monthly and/or quarterly journal entries for GAAP accounting.
  • Collaborate with FP&A on management results on a monthly basis
  • Prepare quarterly account reconciliations and provide analysis for assigned accounts.
  • Assist with timely completion of the quarterly and annual regulatory filings. Ensure that all deliverables comply with accounting pronouncements and regulatory guidance.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes.
  • Assist with quarterly SOX/MAR requirements and adhere to internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Prepare ad-hoc requests and special projects.
Qualifications
  • BA/ BS degree with a Major in Accounting. CPA preferred.
  • 4+ years of relevant accounting experience or Big 4 experience. Insurance industry/financial services experience a plus.
  • Experience in a financial reporting role with a publicly traded company a plus
  • Professional communication skills; must be able to effectively communicate with various levels of management.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft excel and word.
  • Ability to multi-task and flexibility to work effectively in a team oriented and fast paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and sense of urgency

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