Stabilis Professional Services,Inc.(a recruiting division of CoreResource Group) is looking for aDirector of Financial Reporting for their client in New Haven, CT. This is a full time opportunity.Job Summary: Responsible for overseeing all Accounting Department activities, including general accounting, accounts payable, investment accounting, and financial statement preparation. Assists Chief Accountant with proper recording of the assets, liabilities, income and expenses for the Order and its affiliated entities. Responsible for the preparation of all financial reporting to the Officers and Directors of the Order and to various regulatory agencies. Assist Chief Accountant with oversight of the administration of software systems including Workpaper manager, securities accounting, and the mortgage loan systems. Assists with monitoring, assessing, and applying accounting changes under U.S. GAAP and Statutory accounting as well as IFRS accounting for Canadian operations. Responsible for working closely with outside accounting firm in the preparation of U.S. and Canadian tax returns for all entities. Key interface with the external auditors.Job Responsibilities: Oversees the activities of the Department including directing, advising, reviewing and managing direct and indirect reports; makes recommendations on hiring, performance appraisals and related employment issues. Trains or provides appropriate training for employees; coaches, provides feedback, counsels and motivates employees. Oversees the process of preparing for and assisting the internal and external auditors, including preparation of the quarterly Model Audit Rule (MAR) testing required. Responsible for the preparation of quarterly and annual statement filings for the Order as well as quarterly reporting for the affiliated entities; and assist with preparation of the U.S. and Canadian tax returns. Responsible for preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports for senior management. Prepares specialized accounting reviews for senior management. Provides recommendations for strategic changes to financial/accounting operations, challenges current operations to find better approaches and enhances programs and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 8-10 years experience in Public Accounting with an Insurance Background, and Supervisory / Management experience. Experience dealing with regulatory agencies. Public accounting knowledge and experience. Experience with accounting systems. Mathematical skills. Analytical and critical thinking skills. Must be customer service oriented with superior oral and written communication skills. Supervisory Skills. Life-70, lngenium, Workpaper Manager (a plus, nice to have). General ledger systems, Clearwater Analytics lnvestment Accounting. Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. BS in Accounting.Licensing / Certification: A CPA is required for this role.
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