Accountant (open to remote)

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**Company Overview** frontdoor, inc. ("Frontdoor") is a newly-minted public company that traces its roots back 50 years to when American Home Shield founded the home service plan industry. Operating in all 50 states, Frontdoor serves more than two million customers through a nationwide network of approximately 17,500 pre-qualified contractor firms. Frontdoor's goal is to take the hassle out of owning a home by helping its customers protect their budgets from large, unexpected repair costs. It achieves this goal with services powered by people and enabled by technology. Today, its home service plans cover many of a home's most common systems and appliances. As a BBB-accredited business and founding member of the National Home Service Contract Association (NHSCA), an industry regulatory body, Frontdoor has taken home several industry awards ranging from Best in Service by to Most Recommended Home Warranty Provider by Women's Choice Awards. **Description** Frontdoor seeks a motivated Accountant. This individual will be responsible for the specified corporate G function's annual budget process, month end close activities, forecasts, or statistical reporting, including financial performance, variance explanations and cost analysis. This is a critical role for planning, monitoring and controlling operating expenses of our Corporate Technology Group, Capital Expenditure Management and Facilities budgets. Excellent business and communication skills are required to develop and define key business questions and present monthly results that answer those questions. The candidate should be able to work with business customers to understand the requirements and implement financial/accounting solutions. This role requires a self-starter with a keen attention to detail, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and a good track record of influencing decisions. This role will also have regular interaction with various leaders across the company and will require exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. **Job Responsibilities Include** + Perform month end close activities for assigned functions, to include review of the GL/financial statements, and preparing journal entries + Research variances to identify cause(s) of variance + Prepare reconciliations for assigned accounts + Review Trial Balance: identify/research/resolve any unusual balances + Review Trended P: identify/research/resolve any unusual balances + Compare P to prior year, prior month, budget, projections, etc: identify/research/resolve issues + Assist with monthly financial presentations and analysis + Perform detailed account analysis/analytics and interpret results + Prepare schedules for auditors + Participate in short and long-term financial planning + Maintain and track operating and business metrics + Complete monthly forecast updates + Capital Expense Management & Reporting + Other projects as assigned by manager **Position Requirements:** + Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance + Minimum 2-5 years of experience in general accounting and reporting + Advanced Excel skills; utilization of JDE preferred + Discretion with sensitive confidential data + Financial literacy with working knowledge of general ledger, income statements, balance sheets, accounting terms and sub-ledgers + Research and analytical skills + Self-motivated and detail-oriented with ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines + Ability to build good working relationships with others inside/outside the organization + Ability to work with minimum supervision Working From Home + While we ideally want someone to be located at headquarters, in the Memphis area, we are open to considering remote or virtual candidates based on location and experience for the role. Frontdoor is a company that's obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as AHS Proconnect , an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of more than 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company's customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds).For more details, visit Job Category: Finance/Accounting ID: R