Sr. Accountant - Financial Reporting

Allianz Life

This position exists to support timely and accurate deliverables of the team/division. This person assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements and analysis while facilitating a strong and effective internal control environment. This position will also take the lead on key projects and act as role model to others on the team.

Key Responsibilities:~crlf~Financial Reporting and Analysis: ~crlf~* Provides thorough analysis of financial results ~crlf~* Takes the lead on the preparation of financial statements, footnotes and supplemental disclosures on a Statutory basis ~crlf~* Ensures technical compliance with accounting guidance and other regulations ~crlf~* Works independently to resolve more complex inquiries, requests or issues~crlf~~crlf~Internal Control Environment: ~crlf~* Solid understanding of the importance of internal controls to a top-tier financial team with meticulous adherence to the controls in place including process documentation and testing ~crlf~* Recommends improvements to controls or need for future controls ~crlf~* Good understanding of interrelationship of controls with other areas~crlf~~crlf~Projects: ~crlf~* Acts as the lead or has significant role on increasingly complex issues or projects~crlf~* Identifies problems and issues and develops creative solutions~crlf~* Manages multiple tasks related to the project, establishes clear roles and responsibilities and keeps to a deadline~crlf~* Communicates effectively within the project team~crlf~~crlf~Leadership and communication: ~crlf~* Serves as role model to others ~crlf~* Demonstrates resilience and composure under stress ~crlf~* Works to motivate peers on the team ~crlf~* Strong understanding of mission and vision of team, department and company ~crlf~* Is recognized as a "go-to" resource for team ~crlf~* Beginning ability to anticipate breakdowns and how to minimize impact ~crlf~* Developing ability to make strong recommendations ~crlf~* Operates with a high level of motivation and sense of urgency; meets deadlines ~crlf~* Takes ownership for ensuring that work is performed with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness ~crlf~* Assists with fostering an environment of collaboration in pursuit of common goals ~crlf~* Takes charge when an opportunity presents itself at the team, and at times, department level; able to identify problems, issues and potential solutions~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

Required:~crlf~- 2-3 years' experience ~crlf~- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field~crlf~~crlf~Preferred:~crlf~* 4-5 years experience preferred~crlf~* Public accounting experience ~crlf~* CPA designation or working towards one~crlf~* Solid understanding of: ~crlf~ - Statutory accounting guidance as well as internal controls~crlf~ - General ledger/financial reporting ~crlf~ - Company products, structure and staff~crlf~ - Insurance Industry~crlf~ - In depth understanding of all company computer systems, including Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Essbase, Wdesk, Wings and SAP~crlf~~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected and valued.

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~


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