Accounting Analyst I

Job Description

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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.
This position will mainly focus on financial data reconciliations, specifically losses.  Reconciliation includes detailed validation of transactions flowing from the source system to every system integration hand-offs & all the way to the general ledger posting.
Job includes putting together Enterprise Data Management requirements, working with various Accounting groups & partnering with various IT groups to ensure financial data accuracy is met, defect analysis & resolution, reporting results to management.

Essential Job Functions

• 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 support as assigned.
• 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
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.

Experience Requirements
Minimum of 2 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience.

Special Skills Requirements
Proficiency in Excel

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

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 08/19/2019