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Supervising Senior Accountant

New Haven, CT | Fully Remote

Posted: 09/23/23 Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 22228

Job Description

Position: Supervising Senior Accountant
Location: New Haven, CT – Hybrid Onsite (2 days/week)
Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Description
  • Responsibilities include accounting for worldwide insurance operations, Canadian insurance operations, investment management companies, charitable 501(c) (3), or a combination thereof. Controls general ledger (G/L) activity and monthly closings.
  • Monitors account reconciliations.
  • Prepares or oversees preparation of various monthly and quarterly management accounts and supporting schedules, including budget vs actual financial statements.
  • Assists with preparation of Quarterly and Annual statements.
  • Prepares or oversees preparation of audited financial statements and accompanying footnotes.
  • Assists with preparation of year-end schedules for external audit and appropriate year end surveys as required by rating agencies and associations.
  • Supervises accounting tasks performed by the Senior Accountant and Accountant.
  • Demonstrates an advanced capability to work with accounting standards.
Core Responsibilities
  • Controls general ledger activity and closing of general ledger each month, including insurance operations, investment management entities, and charitable entities (U.S. 501(c) (3) and Canadian Not-for-Profit entities).
  • Identifies and analyzes unusual and significant fluctuations of account activity.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual statements using SAP S/4 Hana and/or Workpaper Manager (WPM).
  • Prepares annual audited financial statements and accompanying footnotes.
  • Supervises work of Senior Accountant(s) and Accountant(s) and provides training and education on job responsibilities and business operations.
  • Oversees monitoring of monthly account reconciliations prepared by business areas.
  • Prepares or oversees preparation of depreciation, expense account analysis and allocation schedules.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, or year-end schedules, as requested by management, external auditor, and various year-end surveys.
Essential Competencies
Professionalism/Personal Accountability, Collaboration and Teamwork, Communication, Flexible and Adapts to Change, Service to Customers and Clients

Aspires to develop competencies in: Strategic Planning, Talent Development, and Leadership

Skill Qualifications
  • Substantial and demonstrable financial skills to be used in financial analysis and reporting
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills to support multi-tasking
  • Supervisory skills or ability
  • Strong oral, listening and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Sound judgment
Systems/Technical Knowledge:
  • Exposure to large-scale enterprise, financial systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Education and Experience Qualifications
  • BS in Accounting
  • 4-6 years insurance industry experience or equivalent combination of training and experience; insurance finance experience preferred.
Key Leadership Behaviors (applicable to all roles with direct reports)
  • Sets a clear strategic direction
  • Adapts to change quickly
  • Fosters mutual trust
  • Follows through on actions, promises, and assignments
  • Demonstrates high ethical standards
  • Lives, leads, manages, and works with integrity
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions
  • Leverages the strengths of each team member
  • Treats others with respect and empathy
  • Creates a working environment that motivates high individual performance
Physical Demands
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a majority of the workday.


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