Farmers Insurance Careers

Senior Accounting Manager

Woodland Hills, California

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1800095G
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Job Summary

Responsible for researching, maintaining and implementing accounting policies.  Responsible for assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual financial accounting and reporting.  Develops and maintains accounting system expertise, ensuring system upgrades are thoroughly tested.  Evaluates effectiveness and efficiency of systems and processes and recommends enhancements as needed.

Essential Job Functions

  • Leads accounting and reporting research activities and prepares documentation supporting the company’s accounting position
  • Assesses the impact of new accounting standards and assist/lead the implementation of those standards
  • Responsible for the Restructuring accounting process including reviewing and approving requests and providing actual and forecast reporting
  • Manages the preparation of quarterly financial reports and analysis
  • Manage the preparation and completion of the annual Pension and 401K audits and ensure its submission to the Department of Labor
  • Develops and maintains accounting system expertise, ensuring all system upgrades are thoroughly tested
  • Evaluates effectiveness and efficiency of systems and processes and recommends enhancements as needed
  • Ensure compliance with assigned internal controls
  • Coordinate development and communication of department’s business resumption plan
  • Complete several special projects as assigned

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

Bachelors Degree in Accounting required. CPA, CMA, MBA, Masters or similar required. Expert in IFRS accounting preferred.

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 Skill Requirement

  • SAP and SAP/BPC preferred
  • IFRS accounting experience preferred
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others to ensure successful completion of assignments

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 11/29/2018