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Accountant II

Company: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Overview AmTrust Financial Services is currently recruiting for an Accountant II position in our Financial Reporting team, located in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Accountant II will report into a Director, while also working closely with other departments in a team environment. The Financial Reporting team is responsible for timely and accurate US GAAP reporting, including but not limited to: the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements required for external reporting, analysis of financial data to ensure compliance with all US GAAP reporting regulations, assisting in the quarterly close process, providing support and assistance to external auditors and supporting an ongoing global financial systems transformation project. Responsibilities Responsibilities: * Assist in the quarterly preparation of consolidated financial statements, including drafting and reviewing disclosures and compiling supporting documentation * Partner with various teams (Actuarial, Tax, Investment Accounting, Legal, Treasury, etc) to help interpret and apply US GAAP * Prepare and maintain thorough and accurate workpapers and process & control documentation for all financial statements and disclosures * Actively participate in the quarterly close process, including preparation of consolidating journal entries, variance analysis and research of accounting guidance * Perform various financial analysis for Management by running standard or ad-hoc reports * Work closely with the Systems team on GL maintenance and the automation of reports and disclosures. * Assist with non-routine transactions and ad-hoc accounting projects * Participate in various projects or initiatives that support the quarterly close process Qualifications Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in Accounting * 3+ years of experience in a dynamic accounting environment * Proficiency with computer platforms and applications, including strong to advanced Microsoft Excel skills * Strong communication skills, both written and verbal * Highly motivated and goal-oriented * Ability to work well in a team setting * Organized, with strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment * Public and/or insurance accounting experience * Working knowledge of wDesk, Oracle ERP or Hyperion Financial Management ("HFM") a plus What We Offer: AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off. AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities. AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.

Keywords: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., Jersey City , Accountant II, Accounting, Auditing , Jersey City, New Jersey

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