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Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

Company: Marsh and McLennan
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Accountant Role --- Financial Reporting Marsh McLennan is seeking a candidate to join our MMC Controllership Team as a Senior Accountant within our Financial Reporting function based in Hoboken, New Jersey. The Senior Financial Reporting Accountant will perform a pivotal role for the Global Controllership function, driving the financial reporting process and ensuring compliance with corporate policies and external reporting requirements. -- What can you expect?

  • Be a part of a global accounting team
  • Work in a fast-paced environment in a company with strong values
  • Interact with senior leadership across the enterprise
  • Be a subject matter expert on accounting and reporting issuesWhat is in it for you?
    • A company with a strong brand and strong results to match
    • Explore opportunities to work on global and regional projects
    • Conducive Smart Office work environment and attractive benefits coverage
    • Potential career advancement promotion opportunities in the future We will count on you to:
      • Assist with the preparation of publicly filed financial documents in accordance with US public company standards
      • Stay current with recent accounting and financial pronouncements (SEC, FASB, PCAOB etc.,) and perform the necessary research to provide recommendations to Management for their likely impact on the Company
      • Contribute to the periodical review and update of existing Accounting Policies, and drafting of news ones as necessary
      • Assist with external audits including preparation and review of financial statements under US GAAP
      • Serve as point of contact for external auditors on financial statement disclosure and tie out questions
      • Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment
      • Coach staff as required and provide guidance, advice and support to ensure issues are resolved and addressed appropriately in a timely fashion
      • Develop actionable insights to respond to ad hoc requests for financial information as well as analysis using various reporting tools
      • Participate in/lead planning and implementation of projects affecting the function and its processes
      • Develop and maintain relationships with other functional groups, business segments and stakeholders
      • Adhere to the philosophy of ---continuous--- improvement--- by always looking for ways to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our processes-- What you need to have:
        • Bachelor---s/Master---s degree in accounting, finance or the equivalent
        • Between 3-6 years of overall professional experience in Accounting (Big 4 or public accounting experience preferred)
        • Knowledge of Microsoft packages
        • Technical proficiency in US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements What makes you stand out:
          • Strong organizational, project management, and multi-tasking skills with demonstrated ability to manage expectations and deliver results
          • Positive attitude, with strong influencing skills
          • Inclusive working style and effective communication skills are essential
          • Quick learning team player that is highly motivated and energetic Marsh McLennan Marsh McLennan--(NYSE: MMC) is the world---s leading professional services firm in the areas of--risk, strategy and people. The Company---s 76,000 colleagues advise clients in 130 countries.----With annual revenue over $17 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses.--Marsh--advises--individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management--solutions.--Guy Carpenter--develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients--grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities.--Mercer--delivers advice and technology-driven--solutions that help organizations redefine the world of work, reshape retirement and investment--outcomes, and unlock health and wellbeing for a changing workforce.--Oliver Wyman--serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit--mmc.com, follow us on--LinkedIn--and--Twitter--or subscribe to--BRINK. Marsh McLennan and its Affiliates are EOE--Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual--Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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