Aetna Mgr, Fin Rptg, Anly&Plcy in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 42609BR

POSITION SUMMARYbswift is a Chicago-based technology company that provides industry-leading benefits administration for employers and exchanges nationwide. We are currently looking for Accounting Manager to join our team.

The position oversees all accounting functions within bswift (a wholly owned subsidiary of Aetna). The role demands a detail oriented candidate with accounting leadership experience and the ability to establish efficient processes and discipline within a growth oriented, Technology Company.

Fundamental Components:

Oversight of Accounting team

Support all entity level accounting including monthly close, reconciliations and actuals reporting

Drive standardization, efficiencies and controls across the Company

Lead annual audit process

Interface with Aetna controllers group to leverage best practices, standardize work

Proactively identify, research and develop solutions to improve business results or processes

Be creative problem solver within fast growing environment and have ability to adapt to change

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

5+ years of relevant accounting/financial experience, including project management and supervisory experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting required

CPA certification strongly preferred

Proven knowledge of GAAP standards (including software capitalization)

Strong analytical, technical and problem solving skills

Experience in a fast pace, deadline driven environment

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Audit/ is desired

Finance/Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is desired

Finance/Financial Accounting Standards Board/ International Accounting Standards Board is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Finance/Audit - financial reporting/4-6 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial reporting and analysis - GAAP reporting/4-6 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial and accounting policy/4-6 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial reporting and analysis - internal control/4-6 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Database/Oracle/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Aetna Applications/Hyperion Reports/4-6 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Delivering Profit and Performance

Profit and Quality Vigilance

Driving a Culture of Compliance

DESIRED SKILLS

Communicating for Impact

Collaborating for Results

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

At bswift, our values are Higher Standards, Greater Accountability and More Fun. We pride ourselves on having an engaged, friendly and smart team that goes the extra mile to get the job done right. The reward is a fun, flexible and creative environment with ample opportunity for professional and personal growth.bswift was named one of Chicago s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014, 2015 and 2016, as well as one of the Nation s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014 and 2015.We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.If you have what it takes to join our award-winning culture, we d love to hear from you!

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Job Function: Financial Services