Senior Accountant
Job Details
Experienced
Fully Remote
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Negligible
Day
Accounting

The Senior Accountant is responsible for providing timely and accurate financial information to management, auditors, and regulatory authorities while being responsive to the needs of internal and external customers. This position guides others in the use of appropriate accounting practices. These duties consistently require the exercise of discretion and independent judgment and involve complex and confidential data. The position requires knowledge necessary to analyze, interpret, and make decisions based on varying facts or circumstances.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs monthly, quarterly, and annual processing of accounting information for related reporting requirements
  • Assists with the monthly reconciliation of balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Answers questions and inquiries from management, auditors, and regulatory authorities
  • Prepares, reviews, and submits regulatory filings
  • Prepares responses for external auditors’, state examiners’, and regulatory authorities’ requests
  • Prepares various analytical reports required by management throughout the year
  • Assists with preparation and review of various departmental responsibilities
  • Assists other areas of Accounting with accounting issues and special projects
  • Mentors and assists with supervision of Accounting staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • Accounting Degree
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or insurance designations preferred
  • Experience in Property and Casualty industry accounting

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusion
  • Analyze, organize, and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines
  • Analyze, consolidate, and interpret accounting data
  • Read, analyze, and interpret accounting and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others

Demonstrated skill in:

  • Situational analysis and judgment in making critical decisions
  • Filing, bookkeeping, recording, and computational skills

Demonstrated knowledge of:

  • Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP)
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Microsoft Office software
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