Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $367.2 billion in assets under management.
Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent investment products, including 123 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated's diversified product line is distributed through more than 8,400 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives. For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com.
CAREER OPPORTUNITY #: 7058
POSITION TITLE: ACCOUNTANT I
DEPARTMENT: ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
Successful completion or progress toward passing the CPA exam preferred
0 - 2 years of accounting experience required
Financial services industry experience preferred
Proficiency in personal computing, specifically Excel and Word required
Strong analytical and accounting skills required
Knowledge of Oracle Financials preferred
Assist in the preparation of consolidated financial statements and footnotes.
Assist in the preparation and analysis of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting.
Analyze various assigned general ledger accounts detailing major items and significant variances for review at management meetings and for year-end audits. Answer auditor questions as needed.
Code and enter various accounting entries into the accounting system. Ensure through research and discussions with management that the proper accounting treatment is being applied.
Reconcile and monitor assigned balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
Develop an understanding of assigned subsidiary business in order to analyze all account activity and balances on the subsidiary financial statements. Present findings to management on a periodic basis.
Assist in the preparation of assigned subsidiary stand-alone financial statements.
Develop an understanding of GAAP, SEC and FINRA reporting requirements through reading relevant periodicals and the use of online research tools.
Assist in the research of various regulatory/reporting requirements.
Review operating methods and procedures to promote efficiencies. Maintain up-to-date written procedures for all assigned responsibilities.
Assist with special projects as needed.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (overtime as required)
Federated Investors Tower – Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to deal with multiple tasks and deadlines set by management.
Demonstrate a cooperative attitude and effective interpersonal and communication skills with clients, coworkers and vendors.
Demonstrate decision making, problem solving and analytical skills with particular attention given to detail and accuracy.
Demonstrate flexibility and the ability to work as a member of a team.
Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.