Accountant

Job ID
2018-1300
Category
Finance
Jersey City
NJ

Overview

Lord Abbett is seeking an Accountant to join our Finance Department. Individual will report to Assistant Controller and will be primarily responsible for financial reporting, corporate controllership and accounting policy.

Responsibilities

  •  Prepare monthly closing entries and supporting schedules, including consolidation and elimination worksheets.
  • Compile and maintain monthly financial statements and variance reports.
  • Daily general ledger administration.
  • Assist with compilation of annual financial statements and footnotes.
  • Interface with external and internal auditors.
  • Evaluate changes to significant accounting principles as it relates to the investment management industry, specifically ASC 810, Consolidation, ASC 820, Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures and ASC 605, Revenue Recognition.
  • Assist in evaluating the impact of new and existing accounting policies as it relates to launching new products and new fee structures.

Qualifications

 

  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Public accounting firm experience in the asset management or financial services sector is preferred and/or
  • Experience working in the controllers group of an investment management company
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new systems and software quickly
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Personal Characteristics Required:

  • Self-Motivated individual with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Strong analytical skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detai

 

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