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Senior Accountant 15506837

Alexandria, VA
Cordia Resources is helping our client, a Life Insurance firm in Alexandria, VA locate a Senior Accountant. The ideal candidate would be from Public Accounting, a CPA, with Insurance or a Financial Service background. Required skills and experience include claims accounting, premium accounting, and reserves accounting.

This is a direct hire, full time role with a hybrid schedule: 3 days in office, 2 days remote. Compensation is in the range of $80,000 -$90,000.

This role has tremendous growth opportunities with the candidate having a path to become the VP of Finance within 4-5 years and aspirations of a CFO within 10 years. Required skills and experience include claims accounting, premium accounting, and reserves accounting.


Position: Senior Accountant
Industry: Life Insurance
Compensation: $80k-$90k
Location: Alexandria, VA
Work Schedule: Hybrid; 3 days in office, 2 days remote
Duration: Full time, permanent, direct hire
Report to: Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting
Interview Process: Two (2) rounds of video interviews
Potential Start Date: ASAP

JOB SUMMARY:
Ensures the integrity of accounting information by preparing, verifying and entering transactions,
preparing complex reconciliations and assisting with timely month-end close. Prepares and files
state premium tax returns, federal tax forms and other required insurance regulatory reports and
assists with completion of life insurance quarterly and annual statements.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Accounting or Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant designation preferred
  • Minimum five years accounting experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility
  • Insurance accounting experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepare complex journal entries and record them in the financial accounting system
  • Convert system reports into Excel format for use in preparing journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Reconcile complicated general ledger accounts and prepare workpapers
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts, prepare intercompany invoices and work with affiliated companies to clear outstanding items
  • Identify monthly expense accruals, record in financial system and prepare month-end reconciliation
  • Prepare schedules and exhibits for life insurance quarterly and annual statements
  • Prepare and file state regulatory reports
  • Prepare documentation for auditors as requested
  • Review work of Staff Accountants as assigned
  • Prepare 1099R tax forms
  • Other duties as assigned


 
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