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Staff Accountant (Accounting & Consolidations)

Company: Verisk Analytics
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

At 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.

Are you a recent Accounting grad looking to work in a fast-paced publicly-traded company? If you've got a solid understanding of GAAP accounting, and are ready to apply it, please read on

Verisk's accounting team needs a diligent and motivated accountant, like you, to actively participate in our monthly closing process, including expense and balance sheet account analysis. In this role, you'll also create and record monthly and ad-hoc journal entries into the PeopleSoft GL system including bank reconciliation items. If you're interested in learning complex accounting issues while gaining hands-on professional experience - we want to talk to you!

At Verisk, our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities, and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package!

About the role:

  • Maintain monthly and quarterly analysis for responsible GL accounts and areas, including cash balances, bank fees, and other expenses within P&L.
  • Recording and analyzing foreign subsidiary books and records.
  • Key contact in making continuous process improvement to the current area of responsibility.
  • Assist managers in financial analysis and ad-hoc projects.
  • Assist in annual audit requests.

About You:

  • BS Degree in Accounting.
  • CPA a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the ability to apply them.
  • Effective documentation, teamwork, communication, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • PeopleSoft or large GL package experience a plus.


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.

Unsolicited 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.

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