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Senior Accountant- Financial Close Accounting

Company: Lincoln Financial Group
Location: White Plains
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

Alternate Locations: Atlanta, GA \(Georgia\); Austin, TX \(Texas\); Bakersfield, CA \(California\); Baltimore, MD \(Maryland\); Baton Rouge, LA \(Louisiana\); Birmingham, AL \(Alabama\); Boise, ID \(Idaho\); Boston, MA \(Massachusetts\); Buffalo, NY \(New York\); Canonsburg, PA \(Pennsylvania\); Charlotte, NC \(North Carolina\); Chicago, IL \(Illinois\); Cincinnati, OH \(Ohio\); Cleveland, OH \(Ohio\); Columbia, SC \(South Carolina\); Columbus, OH \(Ohio\); Concord, NH \(New Hampshire\); Dallas, TX \(Texas\); Deerfield Beach, FL \(Florida\); Detroit, MI \(Michigan\); Dover, NH \(New Hampshire\); Durham, NC \(North Carolina\); Edina, MN \(Minnesota\); Edison, NJ \(New Jersey\); Ellicott City, MD \(Maryland\); Fayetteville, SC \(South Carolina\); Florence, SC \(South Carolina\); Fort Lauderdale, FL \(Florida\); Fort Wayne, IN \(Indiana\); Fort Worth, TX \(Texas\); Gainsville, FL \(Florida\); Glen Allen, VA \(Virginia\); Glendale, CA \(California\); Greensboro, NC \(North Carolina\); Hartford, CT \(Connecticut\); Houston, TX \(Texas\); Huntsville, AL \(Alabama\); Indianapolis, IN \(Indiana\); Irvine, CA \(California\); Jacksonville, FL \(Florida\); Johnson City, TN \(Tennessee\); Kansas City, KS \(Kansas\); La Jolla, CA \(California\); Lexington, KY \(Kentucky\); Los Angeles, CA \(California\); Louisville, KY \(Kentucky\); Lutherville, MD \(Maryland\); Madison, WI \(Wisconsin\); Memphis, TN \(Tennessee\); Miami, FL \(Florida\); Milwaukee, WI \(Wisconsin\); Minneapolis, MN \(Minnesota\); Nashville, TN \(Tennessee\); New York, NY \(New York\); None; Norwood, OH \(Ohio\); Omaha, NE \(Nebraska\); Orlando, FL \(Florida\); Palm Desert, CA \(California\); Paramus, NJ \(New Jersey\); Parsippany, NJ \(New Jersey\); Philadelphia, PA \(Pennsylvania\); Phoenix, AZ \(Arizona\); Pittsburgh, PA \(Pennsylvania\); Plano, TX \(Texas\); Plymouth Meeting, PA \(Pennsylvania\); Portland, ME \(Maine\); Portland, OR \(Oregon\); Radnor, PA \(Pennsylvania\); Raleigh, NC \(North Carolina\); Richmond, VA \(Virginia\); Rochester, NY \(New York\); Rockville, MD \(Maryland\); Rolling Meadows, IL \(Illinois\); Rye Brook, NY \(New York\); Sacramento, CA \(California\); Salt Lake City, UT \(Utah\); San Antonio, TX \(Texas\); San Diego, CA \(California\); San Francisco, CA \(California\); San Ramon, CA \(California\); Schaumburg, IL \(Illinois\); Scottsdale, AZ \(Arizona\); Seattle, WA \(Washington\); Southfield, MI \(Michigan\); St\. Louis, MO \(Missouri\); Syosset, NY \(New York\); Tampa, FL \(Florida\); Toledo, OH \(Ohio\); Tupelo, MS \(Mississippi\); US All Regions \(Excluding Colorado\); US Midwest; US Northeast; US Southeast; US Southwest; US West \(Excluding Colorado\); Vienna, VA \(Virginia\); Virginia Beach, VA \(Virginia\); Walnut Creek, CA \(California\); Washington, DC \(District of Columbia\); Westlake Village, CA \(California\); White Plains, NY \(New York\); Windsor, CT \(Connecticut\); Woodmere, OH \(Ohio\); Work from Home \(Excluding Colorado\) Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity\. Level: P2 Requisition \#65603 **About the Company** Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence\. Our core business areas - Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection - focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer's lifestyles and retirement outcomes\. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation \(NYSE: LNC\) and its affiliates\. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018\. Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees' futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals\. ## General Purpose of Job This position will be responsible for performing monthly and quarterly accounting close activities as well as the preparation of related deliverables\. This includes Journal Entry preparation, account reconciliations, process improvements and relevant research as needed\. This position will perform and deliver on routine assignments/projects while simultaneously working on special projects leveraging and applying knowledge of his/her assigned area\(s\) of Accounting responsibility\. S/He will prepare, record, analyze and report standard accounting transactions and ensure the integrity of the general ledger and accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles\. This role will also be expected to execute process improvements as identified and be able to work with minimal supervision\. Duties And Responsibilities --- Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area\(s\) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions\. --- Promotes and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area\(s\) of responsibility\. --- Identifies and communicates to management process improvements that reduce workloads or improve quality for his/her assigned area\(s\) of responsibility\. --- Performs standard accounting activities, including preparing, classifying, recording, maintaining, and reconciling the General Ledger accounts, sub\-ledgers and subsystems in compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles\. --- Supervise and review integrated team members work through review and posting of journal entries, review of reconciliations, and all other areas of assigned responsibilities\. --- May prepare financial statements, such as balance sheets, profit\-and\-loss statements\. --- Determines classifications and records financial transactions applying accounting technique, standard practices and accepted accounting policies and principles\. --- Communicates to management on recognized trends of issues/concerns\. --- Identifies, researches and resolves discrepancies or out of balance situations amongst assigned General Ledger Accounts\. --- Ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles, and compliance with internal controls and SOX\. --- Maintains a thorough understanding of the business operations, financial reporting and the general ledger structure\. --- Conducts quality assurance checks on his/her journal entries and post to General Ledger Accounts\. --- Provides internal and external audit support as needed\. --- Ad hoc analysis in support of management\. ## Education + 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience \(4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's\) \- Minimum Required ## Experience + 1 \- 3\+ Years of experience in Financial Analysis that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position \(Required\), public accounting experience a plus\. + CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred, not required\#LI\-DS This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy\. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions\. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities\. Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e\-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees\. Lincoln Financial Group \("LFG"\) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex \(including pregnancy\), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information\. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications\. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260\-455\-2558\. \#\[\[customString5\]\] Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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