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Senior Manager, Technical Accountant

Company: Verisk
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWe help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.Job Description

  • Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, as well as reviewing of journal entries, account reconciliations and rollfowards
  • Interact with the business unit controllers and International Edinburgh hub to produce a timely, efficient and accurate month-end close
  • Prepare detailed account analyses as part of the month-end close
  • Responsible for overseeing multiple accounting areas, including but not limited to, Internally Developed Software, Prepaid Commissions, Fixed Assets, Earnouts related to acquisitions, etc.
  • Perform accounting due diligence and purchase accounting on acquisitions
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment
  • Interpret and implement new accounting guidance
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Make recommendations for changes as needed and ensure that company policies and procedures are followed
  • Assist with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns
  • Completes all responsibilities as outlined on annual Performance Plan.
  • Completes all special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.Qualifications
    • 5-8 years of accounting experience (Big 4 or large regional audit firm experience strongly preferred) in applying U.S. GAAP
    • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP rules required
    • Effective documentation, teamwork and communication skills are required
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
    • Large ERP experience is a plus
    • Experience in supervising employees a plus but not required
    • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work collaboratively across teams
    • Strong attention to detail, ability to self-review, and sense of ownership
    • Excellent organizational and planning skills; set goals, establish priorities, utilize available resources and plan work to meet deadlines and commitments
    • BS degree in Accounting required
    • CPA is a plus but not requiredAdditional InformationAt the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.---Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.---At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.---We have received the Great Place to Work - Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability. resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Consumer Privacy NoticeAt Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

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