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Senior Accountant - Remote - Insurance client

  • Location:

    Manhattan

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Chris Dodds

  • Contact email:

    Chris.Dodds@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-052024-248696_1717018234

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

FULLY REMOTE - SENIOR ACCOUNTANT POSITION

Our client, is a brand new insuretech operating in the life insurance space. Backed and lead by industry veterans the company plans on utilising data analytics and AI to create a state of the art insurtech.
This newly create role will support the Group Financial Controller in setting up the company's financial statements for the first time, as well as preparing financial accounts, reconciliations and a variety of project related accounting work.
This role is a full remote position with quarterly travel.
Compensation on offer is 90-120k base + bonus potential.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Support all accounting transactions with a focus on US GAAP,
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting journal entries
  • Prepare financial reporting disclosures related as required in SEC 10-K and 10-Q reporting
  • Provide quarterly analysis of financial results
  • Coordinate between finance, actuarial, and legal departments as required
  • Assist with various areas of the US GAAP
  • Implement, document, and maintain appropriate processes and controls in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements
  • Participate in process improvement and automation projects
  • Determine proper accounting treatment of complex accounting transactions
  • Manage internal and external audit examinations
  • Participate in other ad hoc projects as required

Key Skills:


  • Strong knowledge of US Statutory Reporting and GAAP principles
  • CPA, MBA or Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Experience in the life insurance industry will be highly regarded.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills

To be considered for this opportunity please apply using the prompts provided or send your resume to chris.dodds@oliverjames.com


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