Accounting & Finance

Accountant - Executive Contract

 Our client. a global financial institution, is seeking an Accountant to join their team in Minneapolis! 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for ensuring that the various Ledgers and Records are properly accounted for and controlled.
  • Responsible for daily accounting and reconciliation of investment portfolio transactions within PAM.
  • Has primary responsibility for providing analysis and statutory reporting to internal and external sources.
  • Partner with business to develop and implement accounting practices consistent with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and other governing agencies (FINRA, SEC, OTS, IRS, NAIC, and Insurance examiners).
  • Perform accounting processes for a variety of transactions in accordance with GAAP internal and external policies, procedures and authorizations.
  • Prepare journal entries dealing with more complex accounting functions.
  • Review, analyze, and resolve more moderately complex issues in accounting transactions.
  • Follow specific and detailed accounting procedures.
  • Coordinate and prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, for inclusion in 10Q & 10K, statutory/regulatory filings.
  • Own balance sheet accounts.
  • Research and clears outstanding reconciling transactions.
  • Research may need to be done using various sources such as system reports or data generated from outside the department and company (i.e. external custodians).
  • Provide oversight to reconciliation of general ledger balance sheet accounts.
  • Analytical review of a monthly reconciliations, ensure appropriate controls, and resolve variances.

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • 4+ Accounting Experience 
  • Derivative Accounting and Financial Reporting experience preferred 
  • String working knowledge of investments with emphasis on derivatives (futures, options, forwards, interest rate swaps, equity swaps, etc)
  • Strong understanding of end-to-end process flows, systems, controls and impacts across products and business lines


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Job Overview

  • City: Minneapolis
  • State: Minnesota
  • Area: Accounting & Finance
  • Experience: Entry Level
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