Senior/Financial Accountant

  • Location
    Purchase, New York
  • Category
    Accountant - Financial
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849149_2622810
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Senior/Financial Accountant

HYBRID - 3 days in 2 at home. 

We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join our team in our Purchase, NY office. The Senior Accountant is responsible for a variety of general accounting responsibilities including preparing journal entries and reconciliations for cash, fixed assets, accruals, prepaid expenses, and other assets or liabilities. Also, the Senior Accountant is required to assist with various aspects of the monthly and quarterly close process and other ad-hoc projects as assigned. This role also includes assisting the team in performing allocations of G&A expenses. The Senior Accountant will report to the VP- Accounting Manager.

  • Responsible for month-end close journal entries and reconciliations for advanced accounting areas related to IFRS and GAAP accounting.
  • Responsible for analyzing and documenting balance sheet and income statement, including G&A expenses, account balances and variances by legal entity monthly.
  • Assist in performing G&A allocations.
  • Assist Financial Accounting team members as necessary, during various Finance project initiatives.
  • Interact with Accounts Payable, Finance Operations, Ceded Re, FP&A, Technical Accounting, and Treasury departments on a daily basis.
  • Assist in preparation of supporting schedules for Head Office supplemental reporting
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests in providing support documentation
  • Assist in ad-hoc projects, including accounting policy and procedure documentation.
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    Skills, Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA preferred, with 5 to 7 years of experience in general accounting or public accounting
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP and IFRS Accounting Standards.
  • Self-motivated and able to work cohesively with management and team members locally and remotely in the (U.S., Bermuda, and UK)
  • Detail oriented and strong problem solver with solid analytical abilities
  • Innovative team player 
  • Demonstrated positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Insurance / Reinsurance knowledge is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in order to meet deadlines
  • Additional working hours are required during peak periods
  • Preferred knowledge of SAP General Ledger Accounting system
  • Experience with a reconciliation tool (i.e. BlackLine) is a plus
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot-tables, v-lookups, and other complex formulas is preferred
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    If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, please click apply now, or send your resume to Mike.Cardinale@accountingprincipals.com



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