Accounting Analyst I

Job Description

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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. Start your career at Farmers today! 
Job Summary 
Prepares and maintains financial records, statements and reports for assigned companies; analyzes and interprets accounting records; researches complex accounting issues and errors providing solutions; prepares various internal management and external regulatory reports as assigned. 
Essential Job Functions 
• Prepares and analyze financial statements, various reports and financial records for assigned books of business or companies. • Reviews, tests, and validates accounting impact from system changes and researches accounting issues providing recommendations. • Provide and control deviation analysis reports for balance sheet and operating results. • Provides business unit, state and actuarial support as assigned. • Prepares reports and statements for various state and regulatory filings. • Reconciliation of bank and general ledger accounts. Identifies adjustments, corrective action, and prepares documentation in support of the reconciliation. • Assigned miscellaneous special projects and other duties. • 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 
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred in Accounting, Finance or related field. 
Experience Requirements 
External candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience. The same time-on-job requirement is preferred for internal candidates. 
Special Skill Requirement 
Proficiency with data visualization and graphics tools such as Tableau for the creation of reports and dashboards is preferred but not required
Job Accountabilities
  • Develops regular reporting on business KPIs, and internal operational efficiencies
  • Provides data analysis as necessary to respond to ad-hoc inquiries
  • Create scorecards and reports based on data  analysis, and visualization
  • Recommend and implement agreed upon process improvements
  • Prepare and compose business process documents, identifies controls
  • Technical skills with the ability to learn other analytic tools
  • Analytical and Critical thinking skills
  • Written and Communication Skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 05/16/2019