Lead Financial Accountant

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Job function
Finance & Legal
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
Apply before
24 Jun 2023
Industry
Insurance

About Liberty Mutual

At Liberty Mutual, we want to help you embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow

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When you enter a finance and accounting position at Liberty Mutual Insurance, you will find the same dynamic environment and challenges as within other organizations. Yet you will find something more: an opportunity to apply your analytic and technical skills to a company renowned for its integrity and focus on developing its employees’ careers.

As a Lead Financial Accountant, you will conduct and lead complex assignments involving maintaining ledger accounts and developing financial statements and consolidated reports. You will be responsible for the thorough execution of bookclose and financial reporting processes in a deadline focused environment. Uses increasing expertise to manage the accurate completion of the team’s assignments while developing the capabilities of teammates. Communicates reporting and accounting issues, trends and policy to senior management and other groups at the appropriate level of detail. Leads increasingly complex and innovative efforts to continuously improve processes to ensure work is performed in the fastest, most efficient means possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely completion of monthly, quarterly and annual book close cycles through effective planning, monitoring, and troubleshooting.
  • Performs the most complex accounting & reporting activities.
  • Creates complex financial statement schedules using advanced technical knowledge.
  • Reviews other team members` schedules to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting regulations.
  • Researches and applies accounting policy to complex issues, communicating appropriately to senior management.
  • Establishes, documents and performs internal control procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Trains others on financial systems and manages key interfaces and interdependencies.
  • May make recommendations for enhancements to financial systems and associated processes, and participate in or lead their implementation. Continually assesses the business value and efficiency of the work performed, identifying and implementing improvements.
  • Initiates and/or leads increasingly complex department projects and continuous improvement activities that may span beyond the scope of own team`s responsibilities.
  • Cultivates an environment focused on development by assigning projects to build teammates` strengths and sharing knowledge through training or reviewing their work.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Accounting or Finance) required. CPA or advanced degree in Accounting preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting or finance experience.
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail in a fast-paced work environment and the ability to adapt quickly to changing conditions to achieve results.
  • Communicates well with own team and across organizational boundaries to create alignment and ensure the successful completion of shared goals.
  • Comfortable leading meetings and able to communicate issues and trends to senior management and other groups at the appropriate level of detail.
  • Possesses a solid understanding of accounting principles.

About Us

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That’s why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you’ll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

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