Senior Accountant

Employer
Assurant
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Aug 18, 2019
Closes
Oct 17, 2019
Ref
R-83482#GIJ--Assurant.1
Category
Accounting
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Assurant has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant!

The Senior Accountant performs accounting duties to provide accurate and timely financial information to enable senior and product line management to make appropriate business decisions and achieve departmental goals.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and process detailed monthly and quarterly journal entries and account analysis
  • Prepare account reconciliations and perform follow up activities for pending items
  • Prepare complete, accurate and timely financial deliverables in accordance with pertinent accounting guidance and state and federal regulation;
  • Proactively manages change in regulatory requirements with stakeholders; serves as subject matter expert for accounting and reporting issues
  • Participate in the preparation and distribution of financial reports and analyses
  • Work with other departments such as Shares Services, Reinsurance and Tax to ensure overall coordination of financial accounting activities
  • Continuously reviews tasks to identify process improvements/efficiencies
  • Perform and assist in the planning and implementation of accounting work relating to projects and ad-hoc assignments
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • 5 years general accounting experience
  • <5% travel

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • CPA certified a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including pivot tables, V-look ups, etc.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Able to work independently
  • Ability to function well in a team oriented environment
  • Able to adapt to a flexible work environment

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