Accounting Analyst - (Madison, WI or Remote)

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Job Description

This role reports through the Controller group and is generally responsible for the implementation, testing and ongoing operation of new, unique and existing activity in the general ledger. The role will be responsible for monthly and quarterly closing of the ledger, which is completed by troubleshooting ad-hoc close-related questions and preparing GAAP and other Company analytics and controls. The role will also lead or assist with various automation and process improvement projects, review complex journal entries and account reconciliations, and prepare audited financial statements/reports. The role is occasionally also tasked with recommending accounting treatment for complex or unique Company transactions and drafting or reviewing formal accounting memos or policies. Through this role, the Analyst/Consultant should develop a comprehensive knowledge of the Company's financial systems, products, services and business activities. The individual will receive moderate direction and supervision involving projects and recurring assignments having an intermediate degree of complexity.(Open to remote with a preferred location of Madison, WI)Job Responsibilities:Develop an understanding of the financial systems and processes, document such processes, and act as a data steward to ensure the integrity of financial information for the business areas supported.Redesign existing account reconciliations and other financial processes, reports or deliverables for improved efficiency, accuracy and completeness.By using macros and other Excel technology, design and implement new automated journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure accurate and controlled accounting.On an annual basis, review a subset of journal entries and reconciliations (at times, alongside the related accounting policy) to ensure the entries are complete, accurate and compliant with Company policies.Prepare annual, audited GAAP and Statutory financial statements.Prepare quarterly GAAP analytics and financial statements required by Company controls and regulatory bodies.Work with external auditors to answer and support completion of financial statement audits.Job Requirements:3-5 years of work experience in ideally a combination of the following areas:Insurance accountingJournal entry and account reconciliation preparationPreparing financial statements utilizing GAAP/SSAPAdvising appropriate accounting treatment via review of related GAAP/SSAP standardsAuditing, including the review/recommendation of control functionsResearching & developing journal entry and account reconciliation methodologiesProject managementProficient with Microsoft products, such as Excel, and preferable knowledge of macros and complex formulas within ExcelProvide customer service to internal/external clients (i.e., answering inquiries, resolvingissues of a complex nature, etc.)Proven ability to clearly and effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, functional operating policies, procedures and analysis/results to internal and external customersAbility to manage multiple projects and tasks (and corresponding deadlines) at one timeCurrently possess or will sit for the CPA#LI-CHCUNA Mutual Group's insurance, retirement and investment products provide financial security and protection to credit unions and their members worldwide. As a dynamic and growing company, we strive to create a culture of performance, high standards and defined values. In return for your skills and contributions, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefit packages, significant professional growth, and the opportunity to win and be rewarded.Please provide your Work Experience and Education or attach a copy of your resume. Applications received without this information may be removed from consideration.