Lead or Senior Accountant- Insurance

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  • Location:

    Atlanta, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Our client is a leading Financial and Insurance services organization and they wish to hire a Senior or Lead Accountant with responsibility for statements, schedules and reports, P&L and balance sheet activity. 

 Essential duties will include: - 

  • Prepare complex financial statements that accurately account for business results and conform to GAAP and STAT principles and regulations. 

  • Prepare and process complex journal entries monthly and quarterly. 

  • Prepare account reconciliations and perform follow-up activities for pending items. 

  • Reviews and approves financial transactions processed by staff accountants. 

  • Initiate and implement process improvements. 

  • Perform and assist in the planning and implementation of complex accounting projects and assignments. 

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of accounting system changes. 

  • Develop and maintain process documentation. 

  • Reviews entry of new client information into data systems. 

  • Maintains general ledger including exceptions and eliminations. 

  • Conducts trend analysis and explains fluxes. 

  • Creates financial and business reports relative to business and clients. 

  • Researches, resolves, and documents reporting discrepancies across all accounting systems as well as the general ledger. 

  • Reconciles transactions for whole businesses or between parent company and subsidiary accounts. 

  • Conduct research relating to various accounting issues, including SOX and audit inquiries. 

Job Requirements: -  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting 

  • CPA or CPA tracking is a big plus 

  • 5+ years’ relevant experience 

  • Insurance industry experience 

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including Pivot tables, V-look ups, macros, query, etc. 

  • Solid analytical skills 

  • Supervisory experience