Senior Financial Accounting & Reporting Analyst

Job ID: J126961
Company: Highmark Health
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jul 3, 2018

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JOB SUMMARY

This job is responsible for the accounting functions related to financial and regulatory reporting including preparing financial and regulatory reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP). The incumbent coordinates external audits with outside CPA firms and related projects as assigned by management.  Detailed responsibilities vary by department but may include the following:  financial statement preparation including footnotes, consolidation and other monthly close activities including journal entries, board reports, insurance department financial filings, general ledger account reconciliations, etc. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of internal and external financial reporting  deliverables (e.g. audited financial statements, insurance department filings, board reports, debt covenant calculations and investor relations reports).
  • Prepare and record journal entries, prepare reconciliations and analytical and departmental reports, and ensure compliance with current accounting standards, company policies and procedures, and regulatory guidelines .
  • Prepare schedules and footnotes to support annual and interim reporting.
  • Coordinate annual audits with external audit firm; act as liaison with external audit firm during fieldwork.
  • Research and implement new accounting pronouncements, as well as US GAAP and/or SAP financial reporting requirements.
  • Implement financial reporting, systems, and process improvements to ensure best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • None

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 4 years in Accounting or Financial Statement Consolidation or Financial Reporting with a large Public Regulated Company, or 5 years in Finance and Accounting, and
  • 2 years in GAAP Accounting or STAT Accounting
  • 2 years in Financial Reporting

Preferred

  • 1 - 3 years in External Audit
  • 1 - 3 years in the Health Insurance Industry

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Non-Specific

SKILLS

  • Written & Oral Presentation Skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Problem-Solving
  • Oral & Written Communication Skills
  • Time Management
  • Analytical Skills

Language (Other than English)

None 

Travel Required

0%  - 25%


PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-Based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Occasionally

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required 

No

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Does Not Apply

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Does Not Apply

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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