Financial Accountant

Excellent opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join our Client’s team. Above all, this is an opportunity to be responsible (either directly or as a reviewer) for the preparation and strong understanding of financial statements, capital management and investment, and other accounting and analysis functions of our Client’s for-profit subsidiaries. Most noteworthy, you will prepare statutory filing requirements and GAAP financials for our Client’s for-profit subsidiaries and prepare tax filings and other IRS filings, such as 1099’s. Apply now for this exciting Financial Accountant job by clicking on the Apply Now button above! This is Job 2900.

Essential Functions and Principal Accountabilities:

  • Above all, prepare, understand and review various regulatory filings including the annual and quarterly statutory blanks.
  • Furthermore, Financial Accountant completes accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Statutory Accounting Principles.
  • Also, analyze operating results to identify opportunities for cost savings
  • Conduct cost/benefit/analysis and/or breakeven analysis for various projects assigned by the Accounting Manager.
  • Responsible for monitoring the cash positions of the company and reviewing the accuracy of cash transactions in the bank account.
  • Most noteworthy, prepare cashflow projections for senior leadership. Review and analyze the data providing information to executive leadership with explanations of cash changes.
Additional Essential Functions and Principal Accountabilities:
  • Assist with external audits including workpaper preparation and audit report preparation.
  • Lead and monitor the annual 1099 process and ensure completion by IRS deadlines.
  • Prepare various management reports for senior leadership and other target audiences as required including Board of Directors and Committee presentations.
  • Also, Financial Accountant coordinates and completes tax entries.
  • Coordinate and prepare budgets, forecasts and strategic financial planning, as well as analysis of financial results.
  • Backup to various processes within the Accounting department.
  • Finally, perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
  • Most noteworthy, 4-6 years’ accounting experience required.
  • Also, knowledge of GAAP accounting principles required.
  • Knowledge of statutory accounting principles as they relate to the insurance industry, preferred.
  • Tax experience in Corporate Federal & State income taxes and 1099’s required; Premium taxes preferred.
  • Strong accounting, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Great Plains software experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate across business unit lines.
  • Furthermore, detail-orientation with high level of accuracy.
  • Finally, ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously.

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