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Investment Accountant




Job Number: 119882
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 12/18/2018
Job Description:
Our client, a Professional Service organization in the Chicago Loop is in need of an Investment Accountant.  The need is immediate for a consulting basis.  The Investment Accountant will be responsible for a wide range of monthly, quarterly and annual accounting functions associated with the organization’s diverse $6 billion investment portfolio.  The Investment Accountant will report to the Senior Manager of Investments.  The Investment Accountant responsibilities and requirements are listed below:
 
INVESTMENT ACCOUNTANT Responsibilities:
Recording and reconciling investment transactions and balances
Preparing monthly journal entries for the recording of investment activity
Designing and preparing quarterly investment reports
Creating and performing ad hoc queries and analyses
Communicating with insurance subsidiaries, custodial banks and insurance regulators
Prepare and analyze various exhibits supporting internal and external financial reports
Utilize GAAP principles to the prepare financial statements, audit reports and related filings
Prepare analytical schedules and provide analytical support based on internal customer requests
Participate in process improvement projects
Assist with aspects of team projects, assignments and team responsibilities
Implement, report, and communicate the impact of business and accounting related initiatives
 
INVESTMENT ACCOUNTANT Requirements:
BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance
CPA or CPA candidate a plus
4 years' experience with investment and/or insurance accounting experience a strong plus
Excellent written and verbal skills with ability to work effectively in a team environment
Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting issues
Experience with CAMRA, Investran, Crystal Reports, and Webfilings a strong plus
Works effectively in a team environment and maximizes team effectiveness
Organizational, problem solving, detail oriented, oral and written communication
Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities and assignments
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to multi-task, prioritize workloads/demands and work across various departments
Shows initiative, self-motivated, professional demeanor, and desire to learn
 
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