Financial Analyst / Staff Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Sarasota, FL
COMPENSATION: $50k - $65k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Sep 14, 2022

Our client, a multinational insurance organization, is looking for an impressive Financial Analyst / Staff Accountant to join their Finance team at their corporate offices in Sarasota, FL. This is an invaluable opportunity for a Staff Accountant professional to join a dynamic, supportive team and be involved in regulatory reporting and US GAAP standards.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$50k – $65k

Position Overview:

The Staff Accountant will join a knowledgeable Accounting Department, will be responsible for complete ownership of monthly financials and reporting. This is a niche, highly regulated industry so the Staff Accountant must be able to communicate with internal and external parties, provide guidance and organization to the team. The Financial Analyst / Staff Accountant will be offered excellent career growth and development opportunities in this role.

Responsibilities of the Financial Analyst / Staff Accountant:

  • Prepares and ensure timely submission of monthly financial statements on a statutory and GAAP basis.
  • Prepares and ensure timely submission of quarterly and annual statutory financial statements.
  • Prepares budget versus actual analysis on a monthly basis.
  • Provides cost saving and cost containment reviews.
  • Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Works with the Internal Auditor as required and directed by the Controller/AVP Finance to assist in external audit and to complete internal audit reviews.
  • Assures compliance with all managing general agency contracts.
  • Participates in a wide variety of special projects and compiles a variety of special reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Communicates with co-workers, management, clients, agents and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications of the Financial Analyst / Staff Accountant:

  • 2 – 4+ years of progressive accounting experience.
  • 2+ years straight public accounting experience (audit is preferred).
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUPs, formulas, and if, etc.).
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP.
  • Deadline driven and problem-solver.
  • Highly organized and efficient.
  • Positive attitude and professional.  

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business is required.
  • Master’s degree and CPA is a huge plus, but not required.
  • CPA Eligible candidates are desirable.

Benefits:

  • Medical.
  • Dental.
  • Vision.
  • 401K.
  • Competitive 33 day PTO policy.
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 113359