The Senior Accountant will provide critical support in the tax, reporting and accounting functions. The Accountant will prepare and review regulatory filings, income tax provisions, tax return schedules, SEC documents and various accounting analyses. The Accountant will communicate and collaborate with colleagues across the organization, as well as with third party consultants, and assist in the ongoing development of the Company’s accounting and close processes, internal controls and overall accounting function.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare annual and interim income tax provision and footnote in accordance with U.S. general accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) statutory accounting principles (SAP) reporting requirements.
Coordinate with external tax advisors in the preparation and review of premium tax and federal and state income tax filings.
Maintain tax calendar ensuring all tax filing requirements are met.
Manage income tax notices and provide support in connection with tax audits.
Participate in various aspects of monthly financial close process on a GAAP and SAP basis.
Ensure financial statements are prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP and NAICSAP reporting requirements and company policies.
Assist in preparation of key components of annual report on Form 10-K and the quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, including footnotes to financial statements and management's discussion and analysis.
Prepare key components of the audited statutory statements, audited GAAP statements as well as various state filings
Assist in development and execution of policies, and procedures. Provide oversight and support in connection with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Model Audit Rule 205 (MAR 205) documentation.
Stay up-to-date with accounting publications and pronouncements and rules to keep up to date on changes; present findings and analysis to management.
Perform ad hoc responsibilities, as needed.
ESSENTIAL WORKER COMPETENCIES
B.S. in Accounting or equivalent.
Four to six years of professional experience in a corporate environment.
At least three years of tax experience from a Big 4 accounting firm preferred; public company experience a plus.
CPA certification preferred.
Experience with Workiva/Webfilings a plus.
Ability to work independently under general direction with latitude for initiative and independent judgment and to work effectively at all levels within the organization.
Organized with skill in written and oral communication.
Understanding of GAAP and statutory accounting, preferred.
Works ethically and with integrity supporting organizational goals and values.
Must possess attention to detail and interpersonal skills.
Ability to manage financial processes and the capacity to implement control procedures while driving continuous improvement.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver on tight deadlines.
Maintains confidentiality of information and uses information appropriately.
About National MI
National MI began with a promise to restore trust in the mortgage industry. We are keeping that promise. We move MI forward through innovation, take a straightforward approach to both our products and practices to ensure lenders’ confidence in the loans they place with us, and treat every customer as if they are our only customer. We’ve established credibility in the industry by building a strong company with no legacy risk, demonstrating a track record of performance and growth, and delivering innovative mortgage solutions that are clear and concise. We help more people realize the dream of getting into a home, which contributes to the revitalization of our economy and residential communities.