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Prepares and maintains financial records, statements and reports for assigned companies; analyzes and interprets accounting records; researches complex accounting issues and errors providing solutions; prepares various internal management and external regulatory reports as assigned; works on special projects, overseeing and acting as liaison with other functions on assigned projects. Creates and performs quality reviews and financial projections as needed.
Essential Job Functions
• Prepares and analyze financial statements, various reports and financial records for assigned books of business or companies. • Reviews accounting impact from system changes, tests and validates SAP changes, researches accounting issues provides recommendations. • Prepares Business Requirements Inquires (BRI) and SAP enhancement requests to address any issues affecting financial data. • Actively involved with the automation of manual processes and/or setting up new interfaces. • Prepares reports and statements for internal management and externally for various state and regulatory filings, as assigned. • Helps develop balancing routines and design exception reports that provide a means to analyze and fix out of balances in reconciliations and various reports. • Participates in release testing to ensure that no data quality issues exist that will adversely impact the financial statements and processes. • Liaison with various functions on projects to ensure that accounting needs are met. • Assigned miscellaneous special projects and other duties. • Promotes safety at all times and complies with safety/ergonomic standards as outlined in relevant company published manuals.
Required job duties are essentially sedentary in nature, consisting of occasion walking, standing, lifting and/or carrying ten pounds maximum, seeing, speaking, and hearing.
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred in Accounting, Finance or related field. Six Sigma Yellow Belt required.
External candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience. The same time-on-job requirement is preferred for internal candidates.
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.