Willis Towers Watson

Senior Accountant

Posted on Apr 8 Fort Lee, NJ 338 views

We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant who is an analytical, self-motivated individual who is experienced in accounting and financial analysis who wishes to work in a high-growth, dynamic environment. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for executing a variety of financial procedures related specifically to the assigned line of business and focused heavily on revenue recognition. The position will interact with all levels of colleagues throughout the organization to ensure revenue, expenses and balance sheet activity are recorded in accordance with GAAP. This position will report to the Assistant Controller. Hybrid work schedule - in office Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The specific responsibilities of the Senior Accountant include:

• Responsible for the month-end closing process for assigned line(s) of business including journal entries, account analysis and financial statement preparation.
• Prepare and analyze key financial metrics and revenue trends for assigned line(s) of business.
• Prepare and present monthly financial analysis and trends to the business leadership and collaborate regarding future monthly financial expectations.
• Understand insurance carrier data to include contracts, commissions, and policy data.
• Reconcile general ledger accounts to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance.
• Collaborate with other team leads to prepare overall company financial reports.
• Develop and maintain procedures around monthly closing.
• Identify, document, and implement additional business and accounting workflows, policies, and procedures as required.
• Maintain processes and procedures in accordance with SOX compliance.
• Prepare and provide required documentation for external auditors.
• Participate in and contribute positively to work/team environment.
• Develop and implement new processes to improve efficiency.
• Special projects as needed.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

TRANZACT, a WTW Company, is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet

What you need to be successful

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting
• Critical thinking and high attention to detail
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills
• Advanced level of Excel knowledge
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Experience collaborating cross-functionally with different business stakeholders, clients, and teams
• 5+ years of accounting experience
• CPA Certification is a plus
• Experience working with Oracle a plus
• Strong knowledge of GAAP
• Fluent English

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