Accountant - Trading & Fund Operations

Transamerica in Harrison, NY

  • Industry: Accounting - Corporate Accounting - Senior
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $114,995.00 - 157,490.00 / Year*
position filled
Job Description Summary
Performs basic accounting functions or responsibilities requiring general supervision. Utilizes general accounting and financial principles and techniques, and assists in obtaining, assembling, evaluating, interpreting, recording and analyzing financial data. Prepares and/or assists in preparation of financial reports and performs or assists in performance of financial analysis as directed.
Job Description

Responsibilities
  • Performs professional accounting work involving compilation, consolidation, and analysis of financial data. May include any or all of the following: ledgers and preparation of journal entries; fixed asset or inventory accounting; preparation of trial balance or financial statements.
  • Drafts segments of statements and reports including assignments involving analysis of data.
  • Ensures the accounting transactions are recorded accurately and timely.
  • Reconciles, investigates, corrects and adjusts accounting information in accordance with aggressive deadlines.
  • Prepares financial statements and/or work papers for multiple accounting bases.
  • Explains to others how and why transactions were processed and reported.
  • Uses multiple financial systems and/or sophisticated reporting tools to produce a variety of analyses.
  • Proactively identifies unique problems, such as reconciliation/posting issues, and seeks help to resolve, if necessary.
  • Prepares financial statements and reporting requirements.
  • Project work as needed in other multiple bases of accounting and financial reporting.
  • Calculates and compiles divisional forecast, budget and plans.
  • Conducts budget coordination, division financial consolidation and other division reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for adherence to the company's framework of internal controls.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent education/experience.
  • Up to 2 years of experience, with degree.
  • Working knowledge of accounting area preferred (for example, investments, insurance products, premium, tax).
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, customer service approach.
  • Detail-oriented, accurate; work effectively individually and within a team, organizational and prioritization skills.
Working Conditions

Fast paced deadline-driven office environment, occasional travel.

* Estimated salary


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