Financial Reporting Accountant

IMT Insurance West Des Moines , IA 50398

Posted 2 months ago

IMT Insurance is now seeking an individual to fill the position of Financial Reporting Accountant. This detail-oriented and organized individual will be responsible for the organizations budget process and other core accounting responsibilities within the Accounting Department. To learn more about this position, apply online today!

A DAY IN THE LIFE:

  • Work with department managers to develop the organizations budget to align with key performance indicators and financial targets.

  • Review managers budget proposals for completeness and accuracy.

  • Review all budgeted expenses for merit.

  • Assist department managers with analyzing proposed expenses and finding alternatives if projected expenses are unsatisfactory.

  • Combine department budgets into a consolidated organizational budget.

  • Present annual budget to CEO and Vice President of Accounting and explain additions and account variances.

  • Monitor organizational spending to ensure to that it is within budget on a monthly basis.

  • Monitor home office building property management budget.

  • Monitor accurate account and departmental coding of Accounts Payable.

  • Discuss expense variances with department managers and document explanations for Senior Leadership.

  • Prepare and file state and local sales and use tax returns, including compilation and analysis of financial data.

  • Maintain departmental cost allocation formulas, department codes, and account codes within the General Ledger software.

  • Prepare and file premium tax and supplemental state filings.

  • Prepare Insurance Expense Exhibit

  • Completion of assigned Quarterly and Annual Statutory Statements pages and schedules.

  • Participation in month end close, including preparation of journal entries.

  • Identify areas for process improvements to increase efficiency, strengthen documentation and reach department objectives.

  • Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned.

WHAT YOULL NEED:

  • Experience with preparation and analysis of corporate budget.

  • Must be able to work well with others and possess excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must possess strong analytical and accounting skills.

  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft and other financial software tools.

  • Must be very detail oriented while maintaining accuracy.

  • Must possess the ability to work well with others.

  • A 4-year Accounting degree and 3 + years of relevant work experience is necessary to perform normal functions.

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IMT Insurance