Sr Accountant/Financial Analyst

<p>A career at The Auto Club Group (ACG) can be satisfying, exciting and rewarding. By aligning your professional development with our business objectives, ACG can help you attain your career goals &mdash; and make a difference. Get started by choosing the career that&rsquo;s right for you.</p>

Tampa, FL

The Auto Club Group

AAA was founded over 100 years ago for the purpose of lobbying for driver and passenger rights, fair laws and safer vehicles — all to better promote the love of the open road and the adventure of driving. Since then, AAA has grown to over 50 million members strong, while providing valuable membership services such as roadside assistance. Additionally, AAA has broadened its horizons to include all types of travel-related services, as well as offer a variety of insurance and financial products and services. Today’s AAA is a national federation comprised of more than 50 individual clubs throughout the United States and Canada. Whether you’re traveling around the world or to the corner grocery store, planning a honeymoon or weekend road trip, learning to drive or in need of a battery boost, the best way to begin your journey is with AAA.

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.<br /> </p> <p><strong><u>Work Environment:</u></strong></p> <p>Work in a temperature-controlled office environment.</p> <p><strong><br /> <u>Compensation</u></strong><br /> The Auto Club Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits packages including a base salary with performance-based incentives; medical/dental/vision insurance, pension, 401(k), generous time off, a complimentary AAA Membership and much more!</p>
Responsibilities: <p>Prepares in-depth financial analyses and research to support and facilitate timely management decisions and/or financial reports or statements. Analyzes and evaluates financial implications of business decisions or transactions on financial results. Researches, evaluates and interprets financial data using advanced and emerging financial techniques and tools. Develops and manipulates complex financial models for support and analysis of business initiatives. Works with departments to ensure an understanding of financial consequences resulting from various actions. Provides support for internal and external auditors by preparing complex analytical schedules, responding to inquiries, researching issues and implementing recommended changes. Develops, designs, tests and documents system changes or upgrades. Represents finance on corporate teams and initiatives.</p> <p><strong>In addition to the primary duties and responsibilities above:</strong></p> <p>Provides support in the facilitation and monitoring of the financial segment of projects/department initiatives. Prepares in-depth analyses of statistical and financial data compared with peers, industry, corporate targets and history. Develops and recommends appropriate cost accounting methodologies. Assists management in defining corporate policies relating to the authorization procedures and establishment of standards for forecast and budgets processes.</p>
Requirements: <p><strong><u>Preferred Qualifications:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience in using automated accounting systems.</li> <li>Financial reporting (e.g. financial statement preparation, review and analysis).</li> <li>Applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or Insurance Statutory Accounting Principles.</li> <li>Preparing complex account analysis and general ledger reconciliations.</li> <li>Certified Public Accountant and/or Master&rsquo;s Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.</li> </ul> <p><strong>In addition to requirements above:</strong></p> <p><em>Financial Planning and Analysis&nbsp;Experience in:</em></p> <ul> <li>Data collection, analysis and development of business forecast and budget.</li> <li>Analysis of business segments within corporate environment.</li> <li>Developing cost/benefit alternatives as part of a business case analyses.</li> <li>Prepare an in-depth analysis of statistical and financial data compared with peers, industry, corporate targets and history.</li> <li>Developing and implementing finance/business projects including cost justification, proposals and risk assessment.</li> <li>Application of various financial techniques to produce reports facilitating management decision making.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Also, Preferred Qualifications in:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Analysis of product profitability, pricing and other complex mathematical analysis.</li> <li>Developing/implementing business simulation/models.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Qualifications</u></strong></p> <p><strong>Required Qualifications:</strong></p> <p><em>Education:</em></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics or related field.</li> </ul> <p><em>Experience:</em></p> <ul> <li>Experience as a Financial Analyst/Accountant or similar position.</li> <li>Preparing and developing financial reports.</li> <li>Using automated accounting and/or management reporting systems.</li> <li>Preparing, analyzing and interpreting in-depth analyses of financial and or statistical data.</li> <li>Model development and manipulation using Microsoft Office products.</li> <li>Overseeing and guiding assigned individual deliverables to successful completion.</li> </ul> <p><em>Knowledge and Skills:</em></p> <ul> <li>Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing.</li> <li>Analyze complex financial data.</li> <li>Demonstrate decision making and problem solving.</li> <li>Derive actionable conclusions from analyzing data and information.</li> <li>Participate on project teams.</li> <li>Work independently.</li> <li>Multi-task.</li> <li>Work irregular or extended hours as required.</li> </ul>