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.
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