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Accounting - Staff Accountant in Dallas, TX at QuestPro Consultants

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


General Purpose of the Position:

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for monthly accounting activities, including providing financial information to management; enter and substantiate financial transactions, prepare journal entries, month-end, quarter-end and year-end close. Demonstrate expert knowledge of accounting principles and familiarity with GAAP and/or STAT accounting. Provide assistance and lead special accounting projects and implementations.  Ensure the integrity of the accounting information for compliance and quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare quarterly and annual statutory financial statements accordingly to schedule
  • Prepare quarterly and annual premium tax returns and all related settlements
  • Complete month end, quarter-end and year-end closing according to schedule
  • Perform variance analyses and prepare account reconciliations
  • Documenting and monitoring internal controls in support of Audit and SOX compliance
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, clients, and others in a courteous and professional manner
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong knowledge base of GAAP and statutory accounting and reporting requirements for a public company
  • Proven management/supervisory experience
  • Deadline and detail oriented
  • Strong analytical, leadership, organizational and problem resolution skills

PC Skills:

  • Advanced Excel skills, including using PivotTables and Subtotals beyond the introductory level and create compound and complex formulas (such as array formulas) to achieve much with less
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains is a plus

Education and Experience Required:

  • BA/BS in Accounting
  • 7-10 years accounting experience, preferably in P&C insurance industry
  • CPA is a plus