Job Application - World Insurance Associates

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Acquisition Accountant - Edison, NJ

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Position Summary

The ideal candidate is detail-oriented; able to interact with varying levels of employees; can work efficiently in a rapid-paced environment; well versed in US GAAP.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordination (or preparation) of financial reporting for assigned acquisitions
  • Analyze financial reporting from assigned acquisitions
  • Document and track results against proforma and follow up with assigned acquisitions
  • Obtain business variance explanations for deviations from proforma
  • Possible bookkeeping for assigned acquisitions
  • Assist in monthly consolidation and reporting procedures
  • Preparation of month end journal entries
  • Preparing month-end reconciliations to support accounting records,
  • Prepare other requested schedules and documentation related to finance and company operations
  • Work with other team members to meet internal and external deadlines set by management and lenders
  • Meet with other administrative disciplines to ensure successful onboarding and integration endeavors
  • Work with and train assigned agencies on centralized accounting procedures, follow up on conversion status, and ensure complete integration
  • Assistance with annual audit
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned according to needs of the Finance department and requirements of owners, management and lenders.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Accounting 
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting with insurance industry experience ideal
  • Understanding of US GAAP
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point) required
  • Proficient in P&L analytics
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Work in a constantly changing environment
  • Must be able to clearly communicate accounting principles and apply them to new acquired agencies
  • Ability to research new accounting principles and apply them to the Company
  • Able to travel