Senior Accountant

Accounting Opportunity in Financial Services

Senior Accountant


Location(s):                 

20 E Thomas Rd, #2000, Phoenix, AZ 85012

2300 Windy Ridge Parkway, Atlanta, GA  30339 

7755 Third Street North, Oakdale, MN  55128

10 Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ 07302

877 Executive Center Drive West, St. Petersburg, FL 33702

12325 Port Grace Boulevard, La Vista, NE 68128

Role Type: Full Time (Hybrid/Remote)      

Accepting qualified applicants in all location and remote within the United States.

Summary:

The Senior Accountant is primarily responsible for supporting Advisor Group’s Accounting function, which broadly encompasses financial reporting and analysis, monthly close process, strong understanding of US GAAP, and maintaining controls over financial reporting. In this capacity, he/she will lead various accounting efforts within the group while developing and managing relationships with key leaders/stakeholders within different business units.

Responsibilities:

  • Integral in the month-end close process.
  • Reviews and/or prepares account reconciliations, monthly journal entries, and other control processes as assigned.
  • Performs and leads audit efforts as part of monthly, quarterly, and yearly audit and review requirements.
  • Research accounting policies/regulatory rules around new products and/or business initiatives.
  • Assesses the accounting impact of various business initiatives through a detailed understanding of revenue and cost drivers.
  • Monitors performance of various business results (including variance analyses).
  • Maintains and improves the controls around financial reporting.
  • Assists with the implementation of new tools and systems.
  • Helps to improve current accounting processes through process improvement and/or automation.
  • Develops and maintains excellent relationships with colleagues across business departments to foster an effective cross-functional working environment and collaborative spirit
  • Mentor, train, and develop junior team members
  • All other duties as assigned

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Accounting required (3.2 minimum GPA, Master’s Degree in Accounting preferred
  • CPA designation preferred

Basic Requirements:

  • 3+ busy season(s) in Top 7 Public Accounting or 3 – 6 years in Large Corporate GL Accounting role (May include internship experience)
  • Solid knowledge of financial statements and accounting principles required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel – must be able to create PIVOTS, VLOOKUP’s, “IF” statements, and other functionalities
  • Extremely organized with solid attention to detail and analytical in nature
  • Ability to condense large sets of data into usable and easy-to-understand reports
  • Ability to implement efficient processes to support the month-end close process
  • Experience with general ledger applications
  • Highly motivated with demonstrated experience managing multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Self-starter who will anticipate challenges and work proactively to resolve issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • General ledger experience: journal entries, account reconciliations, analyzing trends for monthly close reporting
  • Prior financial services industry experience
  • M&A Accounting experience
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Equal Opportunity Employer

Advisor Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace and we hire the most qualified candidates without regard for age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, language differences, nationality or national origin, family or marital status, physical, mental, and developmental abilities (or the perception of a disability), genetic information, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, skin color, social or economic class, education, work and behavioral styles, political affiliation, military service, caste, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Eligibility

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Advisor Group.

Unqualified Applications

Advisor Group does not consider applications from candidates who do not meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job posting.

Recruiting Agencies

Advisor Group only accepts candidates from contracted recruiting firms and only for searches approved prior to submissions. Fees will not be paid for unsolicited submissions.