Lead Accountant- Reporting Analytics

Employer
Assurant
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 04, 2020
Closes
Jan 03, 2021
Ref
R-87376#GIJ--Assurant.2
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

Assurant is seeking a Lead Accountant in Atlanta!

What You Should Know About Us

  • Assurant, Inc. helps people protect what matters most to them
  • We have been around for a while with our roots tracing back to 1892
  • We are a Fortune 500 company employing approximately 15,000 people in 21 countries
  • We provide specialty protection products and related services to safeguard against risks

Responsibilities

  • Support the month/quarter end close process
  • 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
  • Participate in the preparation and distribution of financial reports and analyses
  • Prepare analytics explaining significant variances on the GAAP Financial Statements
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment
  • Prepare schedules for quarterly reviews and year-end audit for internal and external auditors
  • Work with other departments such as Shares Services, Reinsurance and Tax to ensure overall coordination of financial accounting activities
  • Participate in/ lead planning and implementation of accounting work relating to projects and ad-hoc assignments
  • Formulates, develops and administers procedures necessary to implement approved policies and procedures and provides the overall direction necessary to ensure the delivery of efficient and effective processes
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Prepare detailed monthly and quarterly journal entries and account analysis

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • 5+ years general accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting guidance

Experience

  • CPA certified a plus
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and research skills
  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including pivot tables, V-look ups, marcos, etc.
  • Detail oriented and able to work independently
  • Ability to multitask and set priorities to meet deadlines
  • Team oriented and able to adapt to a flexible work environment

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