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Robert Half Sr. Financial Accountant, Accounting Policy in CHICAGO, Illinois


Exciting opportunity open at a rapidly growing firm located in Downtown Chicago!!

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Job Purpose

The Senior Financial Accountant provides support to management and other functional areas with regard to interpreting accounting and regulatory policy, specifically in relation to insurance, retirement and wealth management products and services. Assists in researching and documenting changes to Company reporting requirements. Assists in the development, documentation and maintenance of the Company's accounting policies and procedures database on multiple accounting & reporting bases (primarily Statutory, US GAAP, SEC). In addition, the Senior Financial Accountant also assists in the facilitation of the Company's compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.

Essential Job Responsibilities

· For Statutory and US GAAP accounting & reporting bases used by company, including SEC requirements:

· Monitor and research new or changing accounting & reporting guidance. Assist in the development of position papers.

· Monitor and track industry developments and trends.

· Assist in development and maintenance of an accounting policies database of position papers documenting company's position where options are available or when Jackson develops or acquires new products or assets.

· As a result of changes in accounting and regulatory policy, review existing accounting policies and procedures, recommend changes as appropriate.

· Assist in the preparation of Jackson’s response to exposure drafts, as appropriate.

· Assist in the facilitation of the Company’s compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.

· Support the strategic goals of the department and Company.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

· Strong knowledge of US GAAP and/or US statutory basis accounting requirements.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with associates at all levels within and outside of the organization.

· Strong organizational skills, project management skills, and the ability to handle multiple priorities.

· Demonstrated ability to work independently and establish priorities to meet tight deadlines.

· Ability to meet job requirements with a positive and productive attitude.

· Continuous improvement mindset.


· Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field required.

· MBA preferred.

· 5+ years of auditing or financial reporting experience required.

· Insurance or financial services experience preferred.

· “Big 4” auditing experience preferred.

· SOX experience preferred.

· SEC reporting experience preferred.

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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