Senior Accountant-External Reporting Senior Accountant-External Reporting …

Garrison Associates, LLC
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 May 20
Market
Garrison Associates, LLC
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 May 20
Market
IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE 5-7 YEARS OF TOTAL WORK EXPERIENCE. THEY ARE NOT LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH 15-20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE.

A Top Re-Insurance Firm in Manhattan is looking for a Full-Time, permanent, employee for a Senior Accountant(External Reporting):

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Accountant – External   Reporting is responsible for assisting the  Controller – External Reporting with Financial Reporting, primarily comprised of the preparation and review of GAAP financial statements and SEC reporting, including the Company’s 10Q and 10K and the related XBRL preparation. They are   also responsible for providing    support  and  analysis to the Chief Accounting Officer and Global Corporate Controller and assisting with daily administration of various accounting and finance related functions. In addition, the Senior Accountant – External Reporting provides support to the Company’s Corporate, Treasury, Marketing and Investor Relations functions as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Assist in the preparation and review of earnings releases, financial supplements, 10Q, 10K and related supporting documentation
  • Monitor developments with SEC and FASB regulations, policies, procedures and controls and ensure compliance with SEC and FASB regulations and/or information requests
  • Assist in the preparation and review of XBRL filings
  • Coordinate the dissemination of quarterly information for the preparation of earnings releases, financial supplements, 10Q and 10K
  • Prepare documentation to support sign-off on the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 process related to SEC reporting
  • Liaise with the audit team and co-manage the dissemination of information to facilitate the completion of quarterly review process
  • Support compliance with BMA regulations, policies, procedures and controls, and information requests as needed
  • Co-manage the preparation of annual GAAP financial statements
  • Prepare monthly financial statement reports for external stakeholders as needed
  • Provide ad hoc support to the Chief Accounting Officer and the Global Corporate Controller as needed, including evaluating and assisting with adopting accounting pronouncements and performing technical accounting analysis and evaluation of non-routine transactions
  • Assist with providing and/or reviewing financial information for the Treasury, Investor Relations and Marketing functions relating to bank compliance, investor presentations, rating agencies and various external stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • A University degree essential with emphasis on business, finance, or accounting; an advanced degree advantageous
  • Professional accounting designation required (e.g. CA, ACA, CPA)
  • A minimum of two years of Big Four audit experience
  • Four years’ post-qualification experience, in the insurance and reinsurance industry in a similar role with specific and detailed experience related to the preparation of all SEC related filings
  • Experience in working with the SEC
  • Detailed knowledge of XBRL, including filing requirements and the related taxonomies as well as experience in XBRL tagging of SEC documents
  • Strong working knowledge of U.S. GAAP required
  • Strong technical accounting skills/knowledge required
  • Familiarity with WDesk strongly preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong computer skills (including Microsoft Office, Hyperion, WDesk, XBRL)
  • Outstanding communication skills in all media
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
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