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Aetna Senior Accountant Special Projects in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 71173BR

Job Description

  • Complete special projects as assigned across functional areas within the finance group.

  • Assist areas of responsibility for annual budget and quarterly revisions.

  • Identify and interpret new reporting and disclosure requirements.

  • Coordinate accounting matters with other departments and locations.

  • Assist with month-end and quarter-end accounting close process through but not limited to:

  • Preparation of journal entries (accruals, prepaid and expense transfers), account reconciliation and verifying accuracy of the general ledger.

  • Variance analysis for Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts.

  • Review of journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by others.

  • Completion of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

  • Complete special projects as assigned across functional areas within the finance group.

  • Assist areas of responsibility for annual budget and quarterly revisions.

  • Identify and interpret new reporting and disclosure requirements.

  • Coordinate accounting matters with other departments and locations.

  • Assist with month-end and quarter-end accounting close process through but not limited to:

  • Preparation of journal entries (accruals, prepaid and expense transfers), account reconciliation and verifying accuracy of the general ledger.

  • Variance analysis for Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts.

  • Review of journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by others.

  • Completion of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

• 3-5 years relevant experience.

• Bachelor's Degree Required; Accounting or Finance Degree; CPA preferred

Functional Skills:

Finance - Financial analysis - closing, planning, forecasting processes, Finance - Financial analysis - P&L support

Technology Experience:

Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel, Operating System - Windows

Required Skills:

Finance - Profit and Quality Vigilance, General Business - Maximizing Work Practices, General Business - Turning Data into Information

Desired Skills:

General Business - Communicating for Impact, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy, Leadership - Driving a Culture of Compliance

Additional Job Information:

  • Senior accountant position with emphasis on special projects, to conduct moderate to complex financial reporting and analysis.

  • Strong communication skills are important due to constant interaction with other business units to coordinate accounting and budget/revision activities.

Benefit Eligibility

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Job Function: Financial Services

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.

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