Lead Associate - Bank Reconciliation

Location NY, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy
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AXA is a leading financial protection company, committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse, multicultural and inclusive environment and one of the nation’s premier providers of life insurance and annuity products. The organization was established in 1859 and we are committed now more than ever to helping clients meet financial goals in all stages of their lives. One of the hallmarks of our proud heritage is providing world-class customer service.

We're always looking for smart and talented people to help us develop new and innovative ways to expand our product portfolio, reach new customers and serve well the clients already a part of the AXA family.

• Perform bank reconciliations
• Validate transactions were recorded timely and accurately and support the accounting recorded in the ledger
• Prepare and post journal entries, accruals and cash transactions to the ledger
• Prepare balance sheet reconciliations including an aging of reconciling items
• Partner with business area on the identification and resolution of system and/or reconciliation issues
• Assist management with audit requests and SOX compliance
• Provide guidance to offshore business partners on resolving reconciliation issues with balance sheet accounts
• Identify opportunities for efficiencies
• Support additional accounting requirements as needed throughout the department


Qualifications:
• Accounting or Finance Degree Preferred
• Bank Reconciliation Experience Required
• Problem solving skills
• Good understanding of journal entry processing, balance sheet and income statement concepts
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, client-focused, dynamic environment
• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, goals and objectives within assigned time limits
• Knowledge of the Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, etc.)
• General ledger reconciliation experience a must
• Insurance industry experience is a plus

ABOUT AXA

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.

As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.



Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
 
In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

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