Job Description



 Accountant

IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE

For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 21,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets -- their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To provide financial and technical support to management; to gather and analyze financial data in the budget/forecast process; to generate ad hoc reporting; to ensure income statements reflect accurate information; and to ensure balance sheet accounts are stated accurately and reconciled timely.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in the evaluation of existing policies and procedures.

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of current and new Finance programs and initiatives; makes recommendations for enhancements and improvements.

  • Provides financial and technical support to management.

  • Gathers and analyzes financial data during the budget/forecast process.

  • Generates ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested by management.

  • Gathers and analyzes data reflected in the company's income statement ensuring it is stated properly and reflects accurate information.

  • Communicates issues, project status and other applicable information to management.

  • Completes special projects as assigned by management.

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals while utilizing creative capabilities.


ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).

  • Travels as required.


QUALIFICATIONS


Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.

Experience
Six (6) years accounting or related business experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Thorough knowledge of US accounting principles, procedures and relevant regulations

  • Thorough understanding of accounting standards and procedures for consolidation of entity financial statements

  • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Leadership/management/motivational skills

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Good judgment and discretionary skills

  • Ability to plan, monitor, track and problem solve

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and set priorities

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies



WORK ENVIRONMENT
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.


Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines



Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required



Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking


NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
 

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

and a

Drug-Free Workplace

Job Requirements

 

About Sedgwick

Sedgwick, Inc. (Sedgwick) is the leader in innovative claims and productivity management solutions to major employers. Sedgwick provides cost-effective claims administration, managed care, program management and related services through the expertise of nearly 10,000 colleagues in more than one hundred and fifty offices and service locations in the U.S. and Canada.

Sedgwick designs and implements customized programs based on proven practices that meet client needs. We specialize in claims administration and related cost management services in the areas of:

  • Workers’ compensation
  • Short and long-term disability, FMLA and other employee absence programs
  • General, automobile and professional liability
Sedgwick provides both mono-line and integrated programs. We are an industry pioneer in the development and delivery of true integrated disability management services. We have implemented some of the oldest and largest true IDM programs in North America.

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