How your role contributes to the business
Senior Accountants are responsible for performing complex accounting needs in all accounting areas including but not limited to AO Accounting, Insurance Accounting, Controllership, Treasury and Accounting Operations. This includes reviewing financial data to aid in making forecasting decisions and communicating with company leaders about financial strategies.
This position provides team support, resolution of complex issues, implement standards and approaches, support planning, and support internal and/or external client relationships. Senior Accountants work closely with other Accounting staff to reconcile accounts and review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports. This position may also be responsible for training new Accounting team members.
Day in your life
- Responsible for company(s) financial procedures, records and reporting for compliance with laws and regulations.
- Prepare and post monthly journal entries for administration, insurance, obligor, and non-obligor business.
- Reconciliations of Intercompany entries.
- Monthly reconciliation between processing systems and general ledger to ensure accurate reporting.
- Perform account analysis on general ledger to ensure accuracy.
- Prepare documentation for external Auditors.
- Analyze financial statements for discrepancies.
- Reconcile accounts monthly to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance.
- Prepares financial statements for multiple companies on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
- Records and reconciles monthly bank statements to trust reconciliations for multiple companies.
- Prepare and analyze reconciliation of receivables and payable for multiple companies.
- Maintain financial reports (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow etc.).
- Serves as an expert resource in all areas of the department to aid in answering questions.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.
- Six to eight years of accounting work experience.
- Experience within the insurance or service contract industry preferred.
- Strong computer/MS Office skills; plus, ability to learn other software systems quickly.
- General Accounting Skills
- Data Analysis
- Financial Reporting
- Managing Business Client Relationships
- Team leadership
- Strong mathematical and analytical skills
- Proficient in word processing and spreadsheet software
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Attention to Detail
- Critical Thinking
- Priority Management
- Problem Solving
• Competitive Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability, 401K w/ match, PTO, and more!)
• A Human Approach
• Career Advancement
• Professional Development Opportunities
• Quality Working Conditions
iA American is a wholly-owned subsidiary of iA Financial Group, one of the largest insurance and wealth management groups in North America. In the last few years, iA American has been thoughtfully built by iA Financial Group through the acquisition of Innovative Aftermarket Systems (IAS), SouthwestRe, and Dealers Assurance Company (DAC). Our suite of products and services includes automotive protection packages, reinsurance options, dealer support, direct-to-consumer products, and in-house administration.
iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.