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16 Nov 2022

Full-Time Staff Accountant – Insurance (Req# 1515)

Eastern Bank – Posted by Easternbk Natick, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Ideally the candidate for this position will possess core financial accounting skills as well as the competencies to assist EIG Accounting with new acquisition integrations and modernization of existing processes.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Reconciling GL accounts
  • Month-end Production: journal entries
  • Assisting with controls (FDICIA/SOX)- identifying controls, maintaining segregation of duties in agency management system, writing and maintaining narratives, flowcharts, test plans and performing quarterly testing
  • Assisting with quarterly reporting requests from the bank
  • Assisting with accounting policy (revenue recognition, goodwill, intangibles)
  • Internal and External Audit liaison
  • Assisting with monthly expense analysis, as needed
  • Assisting with planning/budgeting, as needed
  • Other related duties as assigned (i.e. assisting with analyzing and implementing new accounting standards, as needed)

This position requires someone who has the ability to take direction and can work independently.  The position is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and timely reporting of the financial information described above.  In compiling said information, the Financial Analyst must request information, schedules and reports from a number of individuals throughout the Agency.  Through the Financial Analyst’s review processes, problems and questions may arise that can oftentimes be solved and addressed independently by the Financial Analyst through research or existing knowledge of the given process.

Other problems and questions require clarification from the individuals disseminating the information or the position’s Manager, AVP Financial Analyst III.  The Financial Analyst is expected to regularly exercise discretion and rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. The Financial Analyst is expected to perform a wide variety of complicated tasks.  A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.  This position involves the ability to multi-task while also adhering to strict deadlines, which requires the Financial Analyst to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks.

Education and Experience (Indicate the minimum formal education and experience the job requires.  Note:  The majority of jobs do not require a college degree as a minimum requirement.)

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a similar degree is required.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant accounting operations experience
  • Public accounting experience is a plus
  • Insurance agency industry experience is a plus
  • FDICIA or SOX controls exposure is a plus
  • EPIC agency management system experience is a plus

Skills/Knowledge

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, lookups, simple modeling)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Access and Word
  • Accounting policy interpretation, application and implementation skills
  • Familiarity with accounting software packages such as Oracle
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze data
  • Ability to communicate with individuals of varying backgrounds and stature
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize schedule
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, timeline conscious

 

How to Apply

If you would like to learn more, please click on the link below: https://gka.fa.us1.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/job/1515/?utm_medium=jobshare If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: talentaquisition@easternbank.com

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #StaffAccountant #Insurance. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 75 days.

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