Senior Associate, Accounting

Brentwood, TN, USA Req #390
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Position Summary

This position will have meaningful interaction with senior leadership, including the Controller, as well as line of business leaders. The position will assist in reviewing work performed by an offshore accounting team as well as assisting in the financial reporting and control processes for specific Fortitude Re legal entities.


Key Responsibilities
 

The position will be responsible for effectively managing, with a focus on opportunities for innovation and increased efficiency through automation, to promote reliable and timely financial information by:

  • Contributing to the preparation of quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports to senior management, the board, and to regulatory authorities.
  • Preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, financial memorandums and accounting disclosures.
  • Collaborating with internal and external auditors in the execution of business processes, walkthroughs and as appropriate tests of operating effectiveness and remediation of any control deficiencies.
  • Reviewing work performed and providing guidance to offshore financial team.  
  • Maintaining and updating, as appropriate, Company guidelines and standards.
  • Attending meetings and providing input on various topics impacting the Controller’s teams.
  • Assisting with risk management activities and reporting.
  • Keeping current on best practices and latest thinking regarding processes and controls.
  • Supporting our core values by communicating and teaming effectively across different cultures and levels within the organization.

 

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting.
  • CPA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent.
  • Four (4) or more years of experience auditing public companies in the financial services industry.
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial processes including risk and financial controls.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Ability to understand and apply relevant accounting basis principles.
  • Assertive, clear and professional verbal and written communications.
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative and conflict resolution skill.
  • Ability to effectively design and present information to senior management.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.
  • Agility and ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently.

Other details

  • Job Family FA - Finance
  • Job Function Associate/Sr Associate
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Brentwood, TN, USA