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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

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

  • 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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