Accounting and Reporting, Senior Accountant
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The Investment Finance Private Asset Team is responsible for producing timely and accurate accounting and reporting of complex investment assets including limited partnerships and real estate to support external filings made by The Allstate Corporation and for internal Management reporting purposes.
The Accounting and Reporting Senior Accountant will:
- Perform the accounting and prepare reporting schedules that support the external filings and internal reporting for the various investments. Examples may include trending and roll forward analyses, supporting accounting and reporting work papers for the monthly close and more complex GAAP, statutory and tax reporting schedules
- Prepare journal entries to support the accounting and reporting of the team for the monthly and quarterly closings
- Prepare reconciliations and analyses; troubleshoot out of balances and perform corrective action
- Assist team Supervisor or Manager in implementing accounting and reporting standards, including the development or refinement of current practices, policies and procedures
- Adhere to internal controls including Sarbanes - Oxley; identify and evaluate modifications to internal controls in light of changing conditions. Make recommendations to the Supervisor or Manager as potential modifications are identified
- Own and be accountable for execution of responsibilities; raise issues with processes timely
- Help coordinate and participate in team projects, assignments and team responsibilities
- Pursue developmental opportunities to advance analysis and reporting skills and enhance knowledge
- Foster a team environment and work collaboratively within the team and across departments; establish a strong customer focus
- 2+ years of professional accounting/reporting experience preferably in the Investment or Financial Services industries
- Accounting/Finance degree required, CPA or MBA candidate preferred
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Problem solving and decision making skills; recommends solutions in a logical and creative manner
- Good organizational and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines
- Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Access and SAP skills
- Flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
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