Accounting Specialist - Corporate Accounting

Job Description

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Job Summary
Develops and maintains technical expertise in IFRS and GAAP financial reporting for Farmers Group, Inc, monitors and implements needed changes to reporting requirements, prepares or reviews various disclosures, exhibits and schedules included in the annual and quarterly FGI financial statements, prepares and/or reviews analysis for management, and leads special projects.

Essential Job Functions
• Develops and maintains expertise in IFRS and various government reporting requirements. • Monitors changes to reporting requirements and recommends and implements changes. • Prepares and reviews various quarterly and annual financial statements, schedules, exhibits, and disclosures. • Analyzes financial performance compared to plan and prepares reports to management. • Provides financial reporting training and development to FAR staff. • Coordinates the quarterly and annual close schedules. • Manages the calculation and posting of quarterly ZIM entries. • Coordinates the preparation and release quarterly and annual FGI financial statements. • Manages the preparation of new accounts, closing of the current month and various projects for SAP. • Reviews information directly from the Supervisor in the section. • Leads projects as assigned. • Performs other duties as assigned. • Promotes safety at all times and complies with safety/ergonomic standards as outlined in relevant company published manuals.

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, Finance or related field required.

Experience Requirements
Minimum of 4 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience.

Special Skill Requirement
Intermediate Excel skills preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills preferred 

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

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 01/14/2019