Senior Accountant

Industry

Insurance

Advert ID

USA_584701

Location

Milwaukee

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD42-43/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Kenosha, WI - (USA) 7519 60th Avenue Suite 120 WI Kenosha , WI 53142

ContactNumber

262-694-2759

Job Description

his role is responsible for ensuring complete and accurate accounting of financial activity and reporting related to the client's complex and highly regulated investment products & services subsidiaries. You will work within a cross-functional team of professionals to deliver on outcomes.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

* Accurate and timely preparation of journal entries into the accounting system and reconciliation of accounts

* Demonstrate an understanding of complex business transactions, their purpose, and how changes in business transactions impact the accounting entries made.

* Identifies, communicates, researches, and resolves reconciliation issues or imbalances in a timely manner.

* Supports the review of the accounting generated by numerous internal administrative and third-party vendor systems coupled with manual accounting.

* Assist in the monitoring and analyzing the application of current and emerging GAAP accounting standards in relation to the subsidiaries.

* Preparation of external financial reports including audited financial statements and regulatory reporting to various regulators including FINRA, SEC and OCC for The client's growing broker-dealer and wealth management subsidiaries.

* Preparation of internal reporting including the preparation of financial reports and analysis for the Board of Directors, senior leaders and other committees, with a high standard for accuracy and consistency of information presented and relevant commentary

* Collaborates with subject matter experts, and project teams to assist with system improvements and efficiencies. Additionally, may assist with performing the general ledger testing on new products.

* Facilitate and assist with the internal or external auditors in their examination of annual financial statements and provide support for requested information.

* Prepares responses and supporting information for regulatory examination requests



REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

* Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration with accounting emphasis.

* Finance or other business degree with financial emphasis or equivalent relevant work experience may be considered.

* Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation or CPA candidate preferred.

* Experience with the application of GAAP accounting standards in the financial services industry.

* Effective oral and written communication skills

* Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving ability

* High degree of self-motivation and proven ability to meet strict daily deadlines

* Proven ability to work independently and with a high degree of accuracy

* Displays a professional attitude

* Ability to effectively prioritize work and resolve routine problems

* Basic Microsoft applications experience

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