Accounting Consultant (Remote-Home Based Worker)

The Accountant Consultant is responsible for:

  • Monthly close and related processing and development and preparation of analysis (e.g. preparation of financial journal entries and statistical entries)
  • Preparing and analyzing account reconciliations
  • Preparing quarterly/annual statutory and/or GAAP Premium and Loss schedules/exhibits and Financial Statement Analysis Summaries
  • Preparing analytical schedules, analyzing variances, and providing analytical support based on individual review and internal customer requests
  • Participating in and initiating process improvement projects
  • Implementing, reporting, and communicating the impact of business and accounting related initiatives on assigned processes and financial statements
  • Work collaboratively within the team and across the department

Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of prior accounting and/or financial reporting experience
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • General knowledge of GAAP. Statutory accounting principles and Insurance reporting knowledge a plus

Functional Skills:

  • Attention to detail when preparing work and process documentation
  • Asks questions to understand the work assigned
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently
  • Ability to multi-task and work with multiple customers and suppliers while consistently meeting required reporting deadlines
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Solid PC skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and Office
  • Knowledge of SAP reporting system and FDW a plus
  • Knowledge of financial statement reporting and related analysis
  • The ability to research, assemble and communicate findings to areas requesting analytical information

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job does not have supervisory duties.