Sr. Accounting and Reporting Analyst

Stamford, CT | Contract

Post Date: 05/15/2018 Job ID: 226359 Industry: ERT

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist in the preparation of consolidated financial statements/footnotes for Bridgewater entities in accordance with GAAP.
  • Maintain and develop reports within entity GL and reporting system Responsible forvalidating financial results generated by accounting operations and liaise withother Finance teams to gather and analyze financial data and forecasts, including substantive reviews and analytical procedures to validate close results
  • Analyze and synthesize key drivers to GAAP Financial Statements; Anticipate executive management reporting needs, and deliver timely, accurate and insightful management reporting/analysis;
  • Prepare financial information for both internal and external customers, including regulatory and census filings
  • Assist in the development of operational accounting guidance and implementation for unique and non-recurring transactions; Develop implementation guidelines referencing the Company’ s Accounting Policies and US GAAP codification
  • Execute certain aspects of financial reporting risk assessment and control monitoring; Document financial processes, perform risk assessments and test internal controls
  • Identify and implement process improvements as part of continuous improvement initiatives; Establish processes to standardize financial reporting requirements
  • Provide leverage in the coordination of annual audits
  • Execute and manage special projects, and initiatives as needed that support the overall goal of an excellent Corporate Finance Department

  • Position Requirements:
  • Minimum 5+ years accounting and reporting experience. Big 4 experience strongly preferred and/or strong public/corporate mix background; CPA preferred (CPA track/testing in progress)
  • BS/BA degree in Accountingfrom a competitive school with a strong academic track record
  • Knowledge and application of GAAP with experience in fundamental corporate accounting concepts (and U.S.GAAP topics including: consolidation, real estate/leases, capital/equity, internal use software, share-based and deferred compensation and partnership accounting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); withdemonstrated intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and complete projects
  • Strong attention to detail, an ability to organize multiple streams of work, keep things on track while consistently meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and problem solving skills and the ability to work with senior leaders in the business group and across finance.
  • Ability to reflect and learn from mistakes, with an ability to learn quickly on the job and work equally well either independently or as part of a team

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