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Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounting and External Reporting

Asurion

Primary Responsibilities:

The Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounting and External Reporting will be responsible for a combination of financial reporting, technical research, and operational accounting with a focus on accounting for derivatives, debt, including intercompany note payables, and goodwill and intangible assets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Ensure appropriate accounting treatment and maintenance of documentation for all derivative transactions, primarily through coordination with outsourced service provider and the Treasury department
    • Appropriately account for all routine debt related activities and unique, nonrecurring financing transactions
    • Prepare and/or review multiple sets of US GAAP audited and unaudited financial statements for issuance to external parties. This includes consolidated financial statements and stand-alone entity financial statements.
    • Prepare quarterly consolidated financial statements for lender results package
    • Assist in implementing the new Onestream Reporting Tool to drive efficiencies in financial statement reporting process
    • Provide support and assistance to external auditors for annual audits
    • Prepare the annual goodwill impairment assessment as well as quarterly impairment indicator checklists
    • Assist with technical accounting research and preparation of memos to support accounting positions
    • Establish strong working relationships with the Company’s treasury and consolidations teams as well as the external auditors
    • Provide multiple alternatives for success to operational decision makers when asked for assistance
    • Be a team member on monthly close activities and ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
    • Complete and/or review journal entries and account reconciliations as necessary
    • Enhance the documentation of key internal controls, processes, and procedures
    • Identify best practices and create ideas for process improvements or automation

Qualifications:

    • Proven track record of academic and professional excellence
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (MBA or advanced degree is a plus)
    • 2 to 5 years of related professional experience
    • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
    • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Strong technical accounting and financial reporting skills

Other Characteristics:

    • Exceptional problem solving skills, time management, attention to detail, organized, and results oriented
    • A self-directed individual with a strong ability to manage ambiguity and who adapts readily and easily to changes in priorities and business conditions
    • Strong skills and/or experience in US GAAP accounting and financial reporting
    • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
    • Comfortable working with very sensitive data and able to maintain a high degree of discretion
    • Professional demeanor and personal integrity beyond reproach
    • Ability to meet the demands of a rapidly growing, fast paced, complex and entrepreneurial environment
    • Strong relationship building skills and ability to develop trust between the accounting group and the operational and other finance areas of the Company
    • Ability to hold people accountable without hurting relationships

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