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Acct Mgr - Corp Acct Policy and Reporting

4053

We are Farmers!

Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

 

Note:  This position is currently 100% virtual and will be 50% virtual and 50% in-office (when the offices reopen in Woodland Hills, CA)

Job Summary

Responsible for researching and documenting impact of new and amended accounting standards on an IFRS or GAAP basis and lead implementation. Monitor changes in business processes that have a material financial impact.  Responsible for assigned quarterly and annual financial accounting and reporting.  Develops and maintains accounting system expertise, ensuring system upgrades are thoroughly tested.  Special projects as assigned.

Essential Job Functions

  • Research and document new and amended accounting standards on an IFRS or GAAP basis
  • Lead the implementation of those standards
  • Monitor changes in business processes with a material financial impact
  • Provide accounting guidance to Business Partners
  • Manage the preparation of certain quarterly and annual financial accounting and reporting
  • Manage the preparation and completion of annual benefits plan audit
  • Develop and maintain accounting system expertise, ensuring all system upgrades are thoroughly tested
  • Complete special projects as assigned
  • Coordinate development and communication of department’s business resumption plan
  • Ensure compliance with assigned internal controls

Physical Actions

Required job duties are essentially sedentary in nature, consisting of occasion walking, standing, lifting and/or carrying ten pounds maximum, seeing, speaking, and hearing.

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting, Finance or related field. CPA.

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 7 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience including 1 year as an Accounting or Finance Supervisor and 2 years as an Accounting Manager or Supervisor.

Special Skills Requirements

  • SAP Hana and EPM experience preferredProficient in MS Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent verbal and concise written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others to ensure successful completion of assignments
  • Self starter
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to work under pressure and take on a multitude of assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to analyze and interpret accounting standards, document impact and effectively communicate to external auditors

 

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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