The Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting Analyst provides internal financial, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) accounting, and financial reporting services to director, CFO, and business heads throughout the organization, including close collaboration with legal, finance/accounting and other functional areas. Also serves as a technical accounting resource to analyze technical accounting matters and develop documentation and solutions that considers the users of the financial statements and GAAP.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Technical Accounting and Reporting Analyst responsible for researching and analyzing technical accounting matters considering the needs of the users of the financial statements related to US GAAP. This includes the evaluation, applicability, and implementation and cost/benefit issues for Allied Solutions as it applies to technical accounting issues. Assists Director and team with managing and executing the activities related to Financial Reporting. Will be integral in analytical review of monthly financial statements to ensure completeness and accuracy.
The duties associated with this role include, but are not limited to:
Monitors and researches new and proposed GAAP accounting guidance issued by various regulatory bodies (e.g. FASB, AICPA, SEC, PCAOB, NAIC)
Monitors and evaluates the impact of new accounting rules during the exposure draft period, interprets the impacts to the organization and presents findings and recommendations to the Director, Controller, and CFO
Assists in the evaluation of new financial statement disclosure requirements and collaborates with Securian Financial Reporting and external auditors
Maintains library of technical accounting policies for the Company
Prepares technical accounting documentation on events and transactions and works with Securian Financial Reporting and external auditors through the review process
Provides support to the development and reporting of key metrics
Assists with analytical review of draft and completed financial statements to identify errors, anomalies, and variances
Participate in other special, strategic, and financial planning projects as assigned.
Advanced business education such as CPA (active status) or an MBA preferred
Minimum of 1 to 3 years Public Accounting experience or equivalent
Strong technical accounting skills and experience in researching, interpreting, and applying complex accounting issues
Experience with IFRS is a plus
Proficient in (and understands requirements for) documentation in work papers, disclosures, and memos
Highly developed conceptual, analytical, and creative thinking skills
Advance knowledge in Excel, Power Point and Word
Ability to frame/analyze unstructured problems and ability to contribute independent thoughts to achieve success on projects
Sense of urgency, results oriented and ability to manage highly confidential information
Resiliency and flexibility to manage multiple projects and priority assignments as needed
Proficient in evaluation of accounting positions to make recommendations of effective application of new accounting standards
Knowledge of the Financial Services Industry/Financial Institutions and Insurance Industry
Collaborative relationship building skills, internally and externally.
Excellent planning and organizational skills. Ability to work independently in a results-oriented, project-driven, team environment, while prioritizing projects and delivering quality results within tight timeframes
High degree of professionalism, treats others with respect and promotes leadership and effective team building skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Judgement with the ability to make sound recommendations and decisions
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.
We offer our employees a robust compensation package! Our comprehensive benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage; 100% company-paid life and disability coverage, 401k options with company match, three weeks PTO by the end of the first year and much more. Allied proudly promotes from within as part of a strong commitment to providing career growth opportunities for employees of all levels. Our diverse business portfolio allows employees broad career options with the advantage of staying with the same organization.
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 002173
About Allied Solutions LLC
Allied Solutions is one of the largest providers of insurance, lending, and marketing products to financial institutions in the country. It is our goal to work with our clients every step of the way, utilizing technology-based solutions that are customized to fit their needs. With more than 4,000 clients nationwide and offices in more than 14 states, we have grown progressively and we've recently exceeded 1,000 employees. If you're a person who thrives in a fast-paced, team-based, diverse environment and you enjoy helping others through personalized service, Allied Solutions could be the perfect fit!