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Senior Accountant

Company: Workers'--- Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Our Financial Services Team is looking for a Senior Accountant, an experienced and collaborative self-starter who is passionate about understanding and improving business processes through the use of innovative and technology enabled solutions. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, analytical, and growth minded individual to join our team.The Senior Accountant will report to and partner with the Director, Accounting and will serve as the go-to contact for finance staff and department leaders in coordinating the monthly financial reporting cycle, asset accounting, and researching and correcting account discrepancies.As a strong cross-functional team player you will foster effective business relationships within and across functions and explain complex accounting theories, concepts and processes in ways that non-technical stakeholders can understand.You're excited about this opportunity because you ---

  • Have a strong desire to effect change and improve existing processes
  • Display energy and enthusiasm for utilizing features of financial system and database attributes to enable technology-enabled accounting processes, such as data uploads, data reporting, third-party system interfaces, and reconciliations.
  • Have a demonstrated understanding of US GAAP
  • Have strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel (pivot tables, power query, etc.) and SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Can master mid-sized accounting and reporting systems (Sage Intacct preferred).
  • Possess great communication and interpersonal skills and can explain complex accounting theories, concepts and processes in ways that non-technical stakeholders can understand.
  • Have proven ability to plan, prioritize, and adapt effectively to meet tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrate a high level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges.
  • Are self-motivated and able to work under pressure without sacrificing quality
  • Have superb analytical and problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail while maintaining big picture.
  • Have proven experience balancing multiple projects and meeting necessary deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Are interested in further developing your leadership skills.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Accountant responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
    • Lead the month-end close, supporting Financial Statement preparation including account reconciliations and analysis, ensuring compliance with US GAAP.
    • Maintains the Fixed Asset system and Capital Software Work-In-Process accounts.
    • Propose and implement process changes, including the documentation of new policies and procedures, and assists in developing less experienced accounting staff.
    • Serve as the primary interface to proactively work with finance staff and department leaders in coordinating the expense accruals, asset accounting, and researching and correcting account discrepancies.
    • Prepares annual audit schedules and serves as a primary resource to address auditor requests.
    • Integral team member in the annual capital and operating budget preparation, methodology documentation, and interim projections.
    • User administration for Intacct financial system.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree with concentration in accounting7+ years general accounting experience including account reconciliations, expense analysis, budgeting, and fixed asset accounting experience.The WCIRB (Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California) is a member association providing actuarial, educational, and employer data services to the California workers' compensation system. We are an outcomes-driven industry leader dedicated to our customers and our employees. We are passionate about the work we do and in fostering an inclusive environment. Based in Oakland, California we offer competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, employer matched 401(k) plan, pension, company-wide incentive plan, paid vacation, sick, and holiday time off, and a great hybrid work environment! Benefits
      • Paid time off (vacation and sick)
      • Ten paid holidays
      • Competitive medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Retirement program - 401k with match, plus a pension plan
      • Hybrid work model - work part of your workweek from home
      • Full time, 37.5 hour workweekApply here: https://www.wcirb.com/about/careersPlease note that the WCIRB has enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all employees. Proof of full vaccination or an approved exemption or deferral is required of all employees, including new hires.

Keywords: Workers'--- Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (, Oakland , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Oakland, California

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