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Accountant

Employer
International SOS
Location
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Beacon, a division of International SOS is the world's leading medical and security services company with over 12,000 employees working in 1,000 locations in 90 countries. We were founded on the principle of putting our clients' employees first and this is still true today. Led by 5,200 medical professionals and 200 security specialists our teams work night and day to find solutions to protect our clients and their employees in whatever situation they may be facing; we assess, advise and assist from a medical, security and logistical perspective on a global scale to protect and save lives and thereby enable our clients to achieve their business goals. As we've delivered on this mission over the last 35 years, we have become the market leader in global telehealth services and digital health solutions for an extensive client base of Fortune 500 companies, NGO's and governments around the world.

Who we are:

Join us in Alaska - where work meets adventure!

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Alaska with its breathtaking landscapes and endless outdoor activities. Whether it's hiking, fishing, or skiing, Alaska offers a unique lifestyle that enhances your well-being. Discover the beauty of Alaska with Beacon OHSS - Your Gateway to a Healthier Future!

Ready for a fulfilling career with Beacon OHSS - A Division of International SOS? Apply now and be part of a team that values your well-being and success.

Opportunity:

We are looking for a full time Financial Accountant for our head office in Anchorage, AK. This is a hybrid role and the working hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Fridays are working from home.

The Financial Accountant (FA) reports to the Finance Manager (FM) and supports all aspects of the financial accounting & reporting for Beacon, supporting the integrity of the group finance ERP system. This includes complying with statutory reporting requirements; Beacon GAPP and any tax related matters.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensures the integrity of all P&L & B/S statements, checking that accounting entries are accurate; verified and reconciled. All statements produced should be presented in the standardised format.
  • Works with the FM to further develop and improve the month end close process, ensuring Group timetables are consistently met.
  • Supports the FM in developing new financial processes and procedures aligned with GAPP.
  • Oversees asset, liability & capital account entries by compiling and analysing account information.
  • Undertakes the preparation of accurate & supported journal entries.
  • Assists in the preparation of balance sheets; monthly reports including accruals & prepayments and analyses the data, highlighting any areas of concern.
  • Performs bank reconciliations against statements & reconciles them with general ledger entries.
  • Maintains & balances accounts by verifying; allocating; posting; reconciling transactions and resolves any discrepancies.
  • Demonstrates a keen eye for detail, being able to handle and investigate large volumes of data.
  • Works across all business functions to educate and regulate accounting treatments.
  • Adheres to the monthly close timetable, ensuring completion of all analysis and reconciliations.
  • Works with the Project Accountant to ensure all Revenue accruals are completed correctly.
  • Supports the annual audit process by providing all schedules and backup as required by the auditor.
  • Prepares ad hoc financial reports and analysis for regulatory agencies; stockholders and auditors.

Qualifications:

Required Skills and Knowledge
  • Minimum 2-year track record of success in a similar position within a fast-paced & growing SME.
  • Understanding of IFRS desirable.
  • Ability to read and understand Financial Statements.
  • Strong numerical & analytical skills; detail orientated problem solver.
  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills, knowledge of GP/SUN/Cognos would be an added advantage.

Required Competencies
  • Ability to multi-task and work within tight timelines.
  • High standards of integrity and reliability.
  • Collaborative approach, working effectively in a matrix environment across multiple teams.
  • Ability to take the initiative and problem solve.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enjoys operating with a 'sleeves rolled up' approach.
  • Ability to work under pressure; deliver results and observe deadlines.
  • A Team Player

Required Qualifications
  • Accounting degree or CPA professional qualification.

Benefits:

  • Competitive wage negotiable based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Short/Long term disability, Life Insurance, AD&D coverage, Pet insurance, EAP, and PTO
  • Personalized and comprehensive training

Contingencies:

Offer contingent upon ability to pass pre-employment drug testing (federal panel), physical exam, background check and motor vehicle report.

Beacon, a division of International SOS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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