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Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager

Job ID: BH486023

Category: Senior Accountant, Accounting Manager

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager

Contract to Hire/Direct Hire

Job Location: Providence (2-3 days a week onsite)

Vaccination is not required

Hours: 40

Company Information, Industry, Size: Financial Services

Team Size: 6

Interview Process: Virtual

Must Haves:

  • BA
  • 3-5 years experience
  • GL and Month End experience

 

Preferred:

  • Financial Services industry
  • International experience
  • Any exposure to Budgeting and Analysis 

 

Job Summary/Description:

The role will seek to improve the service delivered by the Finance department, both internally (e.g. ensuring accurate financial reporting, region / group business management understanding of cost and revenue streams) and externally (e.g. prompt resolution of regulatory reporting deliverables / queries, referral partner payment queries, point of contact for Auditors / external accountants).

Role Requirements

Month-end Close / MC US Inc. Entity Accounting

  • Take ownership of the monthly general ledger postings for the North America business including accruals, prepayments, payroll, etc. in conjunction with Group
  • Financial Control team
  • Prepare the NA monthly reporting pack for Region & Group reporting purposes, including key movement/variance analyses
  • Produce reconciliation of accounting ledger to bank accounts
  • Identify, lead, and assist in process improvements / automation

General Ledger

  • Maintain and prepare reconciliations over relevant balance sheet accounts
  • Ensure the accuracy and alignment of both legal entity reporting and internal divisional reporting
  • Act as the key point of contact between back office and Finance (including offering accounting advice on the processing of non-standard cash flows)

Reporting & Audit

  • Provide financial information to business stakeholders (both internal and external) to assist in the preparation of reporting in line with local regulations
  • Prepare of the MC US Inc. legal entity annual financial statements
  • Lead point of contact in addressing audit queries and deliverable requests
  • Lead Regulatory reporting, acting as point of contact for exam processes, alongside NA FD
  • Maintain Permissible investment calculations in conjunction with NA Compliance and Group Treasury

Team Management

  • Responsibility for setting direction, monitoring work and quality of output for self and team; heavy influence to other aspects of NA Finance team.

Other Duties

  • Assistance where required with preparation of annual budget and forecasts
  • Provision of ad-hoc analysis to Divisional Heads, Executive Team and Board
  • Assistance in group-wide project work
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Knowledge And Experience

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • In-depth understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Material experience with general ledger oversight and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Experience with accounting systems (SUN experience is an advantage)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in an accounting field desired
  • Financial services experience preferred

Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Well-developed organization and prioritization skills
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Critical and analytical thinking, strong problem solving skills
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal
  • Advanced Excel skills and detailed knowledge of ERP / GL systems

Education

  • Relevant degree
  • Qualified accountant (CPA, ACCA, ACA)

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Providence, Rhode Island