Ref No.: 17-00451
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 10/06/2017
Job Title: Accountant: III (Senior)
Charlotte NC
Job Summary
The Accountant will primarily be responsible for the quarterly and annual reporting for designated legal entities.
Key duties and responsibilities
¿ Prepare quarterly and annual reporting for multiple reporting bases (IFRS, GAAP, Statutory)
¿ Prepare and reconcile related Statutory Annual Statement Exhibits, schedules and surveys.
¿ Prepare quarterly and annual analytics to support management review and understanding of results.
¿ Perform quarterly balance sheet account analysis.
¿ Provide support for external and internal audit functions and state examinations as necessary.
¿ Provide support for quarterly tax calculations and annual tax returns.
¿ Actively participate in developing and implementing process improvements to improve accounting related items
¿ Test and analyze accounting systems as required for implementation of new systems or changes to existing platforms.
¿ Perform accounting and general ledger research.
¿ Prepare and/or upload entries to administrative system or general ledger.
¿ Work closely with Actuarial, Operations and Finance staff to respond to ad hoc requests.
¿ Assist in the development and maintenance of procedural documentation.
¿ Complete special assignments & projects for the department as necessary.
¿ Perform other duties as required.

Required experience, education & competencies
¿ 2+ years of financial analysis, financial audit, internal audit or public accounting work experience (Life Insurance or Reinsurance preferred)
¿ Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles & financial reporting.
¿ Demonstrated analytical skills; must be extremely detail oriented & effective in production-oriented environment; must be able to draw appropriate conclusions.
¿ Demonstrated ability to produce a high quality work product; commitment to accuracy and excellence.
¿ Advanced PC spreadsheet skills in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel & Access.
¿ Demonstrated problem identification & resolution skills.
¿ Ability to work extended hours as necessary, particularly at quarter-end.