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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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