Tax Accountant/Senior Tax Accountant in Lansing, MI at Accident Fund Holdings, Inc

Date Posted: 9/28/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lansing, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/28/2020

Job Description

SUMMARY:

Responsible for the preparation of monthly Statutory and GAAP journal entries, regulatory filings, tax returns, special reports, and analysis for multiple entities in multiple states. Reconciles complex general ledger accounts by comparing balances to supporting detail, analyzing differences, and proposing correcting entries when necessary. Routinely coordinates and communicates with Executives of the company, staff at the Parent, state regulators, and third-party business partners. This position also supports budget and forecast development, and variance analysis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares monthly and quarterly tax provisions in accordance with (GAAP) and statutory accounting principles (SAP).
  • Prepares tax returns and work papers for entities at the state and federal level.
  • Prepares complex month-end journal entries, analyzes account activity, reconciles general ledger accounts, and proposes correcting entries when necessary.
  • Performs financial analysis and prepares special reports upon request.
  • Participates in both external and internal audits.
  • Supports system installations, conversions and upgrades, including report design, development, and testing.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information processed.
  • Works with minimum supervision.

Performs other related duties that may not be specifically listed in the position description, but which are within the general occupational series and responsibility level typically associated with the employee's class of work.

Job Requirements

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) required. In addition, knowledge of statutory accounting principles is preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal and state tax code and regulations.
  • Experience preparing federal and state income tax returns.
  • Ability to prepare and interpret financial reports and statements.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet, database and other desktop software.
  • Knowledge of financial systems, process flows and internal controls.
  • Knowledge of multi-entity accounting and reporting ability to establish workflows
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with the ability to prioritize work and forecast resources necessary to meet business objectives.
  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical computations.
  • Ability to perform other assignments at locations outside the office.
  • Ability to enter alpha/numeric data accurately.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to solve problems independently.
  • Ability to make competent, independent decisions.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is required

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Insurance industry experience also preferred.
  • Experience with multi-entity accounting is also preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards.
  • Travel may be required.
  • The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimal skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this position description. The qualifications should not be viewed as absolute standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered with other position-related criteria.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at-will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.

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