Senior Procurement & Project Accountant

Primerica Duluth, GA
Primerica currently has the following opening in our corporate office located at 1 Primerica Parkway in Duluth, Georgia:

The Senior Procurement & Project Accountant will oversee accounting related to all corporate procurement and related activities. The role will assist in providing accounting leadership, direction and guidance to the Company in the areas of capital projects, fixed assets, expense recognition, and financial analysis.

A successful candidate will be proficient in accounting related to procurement, including accounts payable, accrued expenses, prepaid expenses, and fixed assets/capital projects using our financial systems (PeopleSoft and TM1). The ideal candidate will have experience working with cross-functional teams, coordinating ongoing efforts impacting multiple areas of the organization (including Tax, FP&A, Accounting Policy, and internal/external audit).

Because this role will also include responsibility for accounting activities affecting our SEC-registered broker-dealer, the Senior Procurement & Project Accountant will be required to become securities licensed (Series 6 or 99) within the first 120 days of employment.

Specific areas of experience needed are:

* Fixed assets / Capital project accounting

* Contract review

* Expense recognition

* Balance sheet reconciliations

* Financial analysis

Beyond these experiences, the following characteristics and leadership competencies also are critical to success:

* Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks and respond to changing priorities in a deadline oriented environment;

* Can-do, positive approach;

* Ability to understand and apply highly technical accounting policies;

* Excellent team player capable of working with people of varying levels and bringing multiple groups together;

* The highest level of integrity and accountability.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

* Accounting degree required

* CPA preferred

* Minimum 3-5 years public accounting experience

* High level of analytical and organizational skills

* Strong attention to detail

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to prepare, edit, and deliver procedures, training material and technical guidelines

* Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills required

* PeopleSoft (General Ledger/AP/Purchasing) and Blackline reconciliation management experience preferred

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Accounting Guidance

* Balance Sheet Reconciliations

* Technical research, review and documentation

* Staff Supervision

* Audit / Regulatory deliverables

* Protects the company's authority to do business by complying with legal and ethical standards, policies, and procedures

ABOUT PRIMERICA

Primerica is a Main Street Company for Main Street North America. Our goal is to create more financially independent families. We are located in Duluth, GA. Primerica employees support our representatives to provide appropriate solutions through term life insurance, mutual funds, annuities and other financial products. We insured more than 5 million lives and have over 2 million client investment accounts. Our stock is traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "PRI".

Four years in a row Primerica has been recognized by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as one of the best workplaces in Georgia! Over the past five years Primerica has consistently been voted Best Employer by Gwinnett Magazine in its special "Best of Gwinnett" winner editions.