Senior General Ledger Accountant

Full Time

 

Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, one of the nation's largest title insurers, has an excellent opportunity available for a Senior General Ledger Accountant in our downtown Minneapolis, MN office.

 

SUMMARY:

 

Position assists with the monthly general ledger closing, reporting, and reconcilement process. This includes responsibility for review and approval of journal entries and other sources of input into the EPICOR General Ledger System, assisting in maintaining the General Ledger System, Cash System, Regular Journal Voucher System, Asset Management System, and Accounts Payable System. Prepare annual personal property tax returns, quarterly and annual Form 9 schedules, quarterly SEC-1 schedules, monthly balance sheet account reconcilement's, etc. Assist field location personnel with accounting questions, system changes and requirements, etc.



 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Assist with the review and approval of journal voucher input from the field locations. This includes reviewing journal entries and other input documents for clerical accuracy, proper use of general ledger accounts, and logging the financial documents before they are input into the general ledger system.


Approve financial input documents, investigating and resolve problems, coordinating changes with field personnel, prepare correcting entries, etc. Look for ways to automate this process either by direct system feeds or using excel spreadsheet uploads.


Maintain the monthly recurring (standard) journal entries. This includes processing the recurring entries, reviewing processed entries, and posting the recurring entries in the general ledger system.


Upload automated journal entries into the general ledger. This includes reviewing the journal entries, checking the detail transactions to the supporting reports, approving the entries, and posting in the general ledger system.


Post entries in the EPICOR general ledger system. This includes reviewing and posting financial transactions in the EPICOR General Ledger, and marking posted entries in the various journal control logs.


Prepare various elimination entries, revenue deduction entries, regional allocations, and other miscellaneous adjusting entries.


Assist in maintaining the General Ledger System and Helmsman financial reporting system. This includes assigning general ledger accounts and center codes, maintaining calendars, non-financial data, bank account and note reference numbers, bucket and roll-up changes in Helmsman, etc.


Assist in the reconciliation of various balance sheet accounts. This includes investigating and resolving open items, analyzing allocations and accruals, coordinating adjustments, etc.


Assist with various allocations and accruals (i.e. corporate insurance)


Identify and coordinate with Corporate Information Services on ways to increase automation to expedite the monthly closing process.


Assist in preparing quarterly financial statements, SEC-1 schedules, and various analyses.


Assist in preparing schedules for the quarterly and annual Form 9.


Assist in preparing various year-end audit schedules.


Assist with special projects as assigned by manager.



KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


  • Four-year accounting degree with minimum of two years of accounting experience.
  • Spreadsheet and database computer skills.
  • At a minimum, the ability to work during regular business hours Monday through Friday. Must be able to work extended hours as duties demand, especially in conjunction with monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
  • Must be personable, positive and a professional representative of the Company.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills and proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite.


PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:

 

  • Ability to perform under pressure and be flexible with disruptions throughout the workday.
  • Must be able to work approved and requested overtime, by supervisor.
  • Repetitive and continual typing motion is required.
  • Ability to work with confidential information.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting a majority of the time. Walking and standing are required, occasionally.


YEARS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

3-5 years



The above statements reflect the principal function and most significant duties of the job, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that are inherent in the job.


We offer a competitive salary, and excellent benefit package including health, life and disability insurance; paid time off; and retirement plans. To apply, email resume along with salary requirements to: Chad Preble


Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Note: If you currently are employed by Old Republic Title (or one of its wholly owned affiliated companies) and you are in your introductory period of employment; you are not eligible to apply for this open position until you are no longer in your introductory period. If your employment status currently is "conditional" subject to written performance deficiencies or conditions for improvement, you are not eligible to apply for this open position until your employment status is no longer "conditional" subject to written performance deficiencies or conditions for improvement. If you have questions, contact your human resources representative.

Old Republic Title is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

*Old Republic Title's policy-issuing underwriters are Old Republic National Title Insurance Company,
and American Guaranty Title Insurance Company.

 

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