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Financial Reporting Accountant III

Company: Watercress Financial Group LLC
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryAs a Watercress Financial Reporting Accountant, you are critical to ensure smooth operations of our business, maintain our financial licenses and provide regular financial reporting. Regular objectives include monthly financial statements and schedules, maintaining the annual license and tax filing calendar, and working with our auditors and tax preparers. Supervision experience is not required, we're looking for the right person for the work.Watercress Financial is a financial technology lender providing third party loans to home improvement contractors across the United States. We are growing quickly and need an entrepreneurial accountant for this position wanting to showcase strong technology and/or Excel skills to help launch and improve the Watercress financial reporting platform.ResponsibilitiesUsing Microsoft power-stack financial technology skills such as Excel, PowerBI and Dynamics / Business Central, enhance, design and develop the company's monthly reporting package.Oversee and prepare monthly financials, AJE, schedules and ad-hoc financial reports.Coordinate and prepare surety bond, business license renewals and statutory annual reports through NMLS or directly with state agencies.Maintain the annual filing calendar, procedures, and digital document repository.Act as finance department point of contact to assist with annual statutory and financial audits.Prepare reporting for the monthly board deck, FP&A, audit, and external tax consultants.Support the operational accounting team by providing review, approval, and monthly internal controls monitoring.QualificationsCPA, MBA, or experience in loan system financial reporting.Expert with MS Excel.5+ years of financial accounting, paralegal, legal, or financial technology project management experience.Knowledge of financial industry accounting concepts such as ASC 310 and CECL, loan accrual accounting, and finance PV, rate and term functions.Experience with financial industry monthly reporting, audit, or financial quality assurance.Knowledge and SkillsAccounting degree, or comparable work experience.Curious, procedural thinker, good at setting schedules and figuring out the steps in a process.Knowledge of consumer lending, banking, investments, securitization, or multistate licensingKnowledge of Dynamics 365 / Business Central or familiar with Great Plains, data coding (VB, SQL, PowerQuery, JS, Python, SAS).

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