Robert Half International Senior Accountant in EAST LANSING, Michigan
Description We're looking for a skilled, full-time Senior Accountant to join a budding company in the Insurance industry in the EAST LANSING, Michigan area. As a Senior Accountant, you will be required to perform financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This position offers a great long-term growth potential, including a strong compensation and benefits package for the candidate. We are currently looking for an individual who possess excellent analytical skills and thrives working in a challenging and fast-paced environment while contributing to company growth. This Senior Accountant role is based in East Lansing, Michigan with a company in the Insurance field.
How you will make an impact
Aid in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors
Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary
Present analysis on financial results such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.
Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary
Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP
Present Balance Sheet account reconciliations
Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives
Strong interest in continuously improving the automation of the accounting and reporting process
Provide monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting Requirements
Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
Proficiency with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus
Ability to meet deadlines
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Able to manage time well
BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred
5+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience
Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills
Skilled with ERP systems
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Comprehensive knowledge of Excel Formulas
Command of Statutory Accounting
General familiarity with Pivot Table
Demonstrated knowledge of Macros
Adeptness in Data Queries
Strong familiarity with reinsurance
VLOOKUP experience highly desired
Reinsurance experience preferred
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
If you are interested in this opportunity, apply below or contact Jennifer Willis at (517) 324-4468.
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