Senior Accountant
Invesco - Atlanta, GA

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Summary Description:
Under limited supervision, assists in financial reporting and performs accounting and finance functions. Ensures that reporting meets regulatory, GAAP, and Invesco guidelines. Performs documentation of accounting procedures, collects information for annual audits, analyzes and explains work areas assigned, and assists in the preparation of accurate and timely monthly financial statements.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:
1.

Assists in the preparation of financial reports in accordance with GAAP, regulatory, and Invesco policies.

Ensures that reporting is completed in a timely and accurate manner.

2.

Assures correct accounting for financial transactions.

Must be able to perform a perfunctory level of research within relevant accounting literature to assist in determining proper accounting treatment for financial transactions.

3.

Identifies internal control issues and inefficiencies and makes recommendations for improvement.

Maintains proper Sarbanes-Oxley documentation on areas of responsibility in scope for SOX audits and ensures compliance with documented controls.

4.

Prepares schedules and journal entries related to various complex accounting matters, including Investments, Seed Money, Equity in Earnings, and various Accruals.

Able to discuss work areas assigned and answer managers’ questions regarding these areas.

5.

Performs account analyses and variance analyses, including budget/forecast vs. actual analyses.

Must be able to identify variance, determine cause of variance, and document findings.

6.

Prepares balance sheet account reconciliations.

Must be able to balance accounts, identify, document, and ensure timely resolution on reconciling issues.

7.

Assists in documentation of Financial Reporting procedures.

8.

Prepares supporting schedules for annual audit reports, answers questions, and works with auditors on the annual audit. Should demonstrate an ability to explain areas of responsibility to auditors and be able to identify proper documentation required to satisfy audit requests.

9.

Performs special analysis and tasks as required by Finance department managers.

10.

Keeps abreast of current trends, accounting procedures and financial reporting rules (SEC rules) by networking with peers, attending industry meetings/seminars and reading professional journals.

Qualifications

Work Experience:
A minimum of 4 years of accounting experience at a public accounting or public reporting company is required.

Must have demonstrated ability to lead projects.

Supervisory experience is a plus.

Education/Training:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required.

An Accounting degree is strongly preferred.

License/Registration/Certification:
Designation as a Certified Public Accountant is preferred.

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