Position Purpose: Responsible for general ledger month end close process for core Government Savings business and the preparation and reconciliation of balance sheet and income statement accounts in compliance with accounting standards and ensure support for audit purposes. Work with management to support reporting and analysis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead monthly financial close for core Government Savings line of business. Ensure compliance with internal control requirements.
Prepare journal entries and assist the other legal entities as needed, analyzing the P&L, preparing financial statements, completing account analysis, investigating variances.
Prepare analysis of P&L and balance sheet monthly
Support management in preparation of monthly board reporting requirements
Support of external audit requirements and maintenance of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance reporting and documentation.
Prepare and maintain narrative documentation over processes, procedures, and controls.
Ensure appropriate revenue recognition and expense recognition under U.S. GAAP and assist in researching guidance and writing memos to document positions as necessary
Responsible for sales commission calculations and payment submission process for multiple lines of business.
Lead and assist with special projects for management and other financial functions within the department as required.
Support development of annual operating plan as necessary.
Work with business leaders to properly track revenue and expenses.
Work with other department to ensure efficient and effective financial reporting.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred.
Minimum of 4 years experience performing similar responsibilities required.
Public accounting background preferred
Financial services industry experience a plus.
Ability to work within tight timeframes.
Highly analytical and detail oriented with an aptitude for problem solving.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to effectively collaborate with other functional areas to achieve overall organizational objectives.
Experience with General Ledger systems required, Lawson experience highly desired.
Excellent Microsoft Excel skills required.
"The I-Client philosophy and the Core Values of People Matter, Quality
First and Integrity Always should be visible in your actions on a day to
day basis showing your support of our organizational culture."
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 8193
Ascensus helps people save for what matters—retirement, education, and healthcare. With more than 40 years
of experience, the firm offers tailored solutions that meet the needs of financial institutions, state governments,
financial advisors, employers, and individuals. Ascensus supports more than 115,000 retirement plans, more than
6 million 529 education savings accounts, and a growing number of ABLE savings accounts. It also administers
more than 1 million IRAs and more than 660,000 consumer-directed health (CDH) plans. As of June 30, 2020,
Ascensus had more than $327 billion in total assets under administration. For more information about Ascensus,