The Investment Finance Private Asset Team is responsible for producing timely and accurate accounting and reporting of complex investment assets including limited partnerships and real estate to support external filings made by The Allstate Corporation and for internal Management reporting purposes.
The Accounting and Reporting Senior Accountant will:
Perform the accounting and prepare reporting schedules that support the external filings and internal reporting for the various investments. Examples may include trending and roll forward analyses, supporting accounting and reporting work papers for the monthly close and more complex GAAP, statutory and tax reporting schedules
Prepare journal entries to support the accounting and reporting of the team for the monthly and quarterly closings
Prepare reconciliations and analyses; troubleshoot out of balances and perform corrective action
Assist team Supervisor or Manager in implementing accounting and reporting standards, including the development or refinement of current practices, policies and procedures
Adhere to internal controls including Sarbanes - Oxley; identify and evaluate modifications to internal controls in light of changing conditions. Make recommendations to the Supervisor or Manager as potential modifications are identified
Own and be accountable for execution of responsibilities; raise issues with processes timely
Help coordinate and participate in team projects, assignments and team responsibilities
Pursue developmental opportunities to advance analysis and reporting skills and enhance knowledge
Foster a team environment and work collaboratively within the team and across departments; establish a strong customer focus
2+ years of professional accounting/reporting experience preferably in the Investment or Financial Services industries
Accounting/Finance degree required, CPA or MBA candidate preferred
Good oral and written communication skills
Problem solving and decision making skills; recommends solutions in a logical and creative manner
Good organizational and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines
Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Access and SAP skills
Flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances
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