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Senior Accountant

Company: Selective Insurance
Location: Branchville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

A new job is a big decision. Dont work just anywhere. Be Selective.Our BusinessSelective is a midsized U.S. domestic property and casualty insurance company with a history of strong financial performance for over 95 years. Focused on exceptional employee and customer experience, we are frequently recognized for awards and honors, including being named to Forbes 2021 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance list.Our CultureWe genuinely care about each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Our leaders actively champion career development and invite us to voice unique ideas and diverse perspectives. If that sounds appealing, we think you would feel inspired on our team to achieve and be rewarded for extraordinary results.Monitors and analyzes general ledger accounts, financial statements and reports. Supervises or performs major account analysis. Ensures accuracy in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Statutory Accounting Principles (SSAP) and the companys policies and procedures. All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Prepares and reviews monthly account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Establishes, interprets and analyzes complex accounting records of financial statements.
  • Creates journal entries and adjustments.
  • Assists with preparation of financial statements.
  • Prepares analytical review of financial statements during closing process.
  • Handles field questions concerning financial results.
  • Performs monthly financial close and financial statement preparation.
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts.
  • Assists and provides support with annual external audit and budget processes.
  • Ensures integrity of financial statements. Ensures financial statement compliance with GAAP, companypolicies and governmental requirements. Requirements and Qualifications:
    • Exposure to accounting systems
    • Knowledge of GAAP and SSAP
    • MS office applications, especially Excel
    • Excellent evaluation skills
    • Troubleshooting abilities
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Bachelors degree in accounting preferred
    • Three to five years of financial accounting experience
    • CPA designation preferredSelective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. That means we respect and value every individuals unique opinions, beliefs, abilities, and perspectives. We are committed to promoting a welcoming culture that celebrates diverse talent, individual identity, different points of view and experiences and empowers employees to contribute new ideas that support our continued and growing success. Building a highly engaged team is one of our core strategic imperatives, which we believe is enhanced by diversity, equity, and inclusion. We expect and encourage all employees and all of our business partners to embrace, practice, and monitor the attitudes, values, and goals of acceptance; address biases; and foster diversity of viewpoints and opinions.Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.#LI-TT1#LI-Hybrid

Keywords: Selective Insurance, Paterson , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Branchville, New Jersey

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