Accountant

Memphis, TN

  • ID:2024-3421
  • Category: Accounting/Finance

Overview

Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as ProConnect, an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves 2.2 million customers across the U.S. through a network of approximately 17,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ an estimated 60,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With 50 years of home services experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually. For details, visit frontdoorhome.com.

Responsibilities

Summary : This role is fully remote/virtual role

The Accountant role works within the Corporate Accounting team of Frontdoor. Corporate Accounting is responsible for all accounting aspects of the company, establishing and maintaining adequate internal controls over financial reporting, and ensuring financials are compliant with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and certain other statutory and regulatory reporting requirements. The Accountant role is responsible for the financial processes around the recording of transactions and the timely preparation of accurate financial statements across multiple legal entities. Frontdoor is an exceptional company because we hire exceptional individuals, and we’re looking for a rock-star Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting team.

You must be an individual that is customer-oriented, flexible, self-motivated and have the ability to manage competing deadlines. If this sounds like you, and you’re eager to learn and don’t like to sit on the sidelines, let’s talk.

Responsibilities:

  • Record fixed asset acquisitions, dispositions, and transfers in the accounting system

  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the summary-level account in the general ledger

  • Create/monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recordation of fixed assets

  • Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets

  • Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation

  • Select and administer the annual physical inventory count of fixed assets

  • Conduct analysis related to fixed assets as requested by management

  • Review Fixed Assets: identify/research/resolve for additions, gain/loss on sales, disposals, etc.

  • Prepare and record journal entries for assigned accounts, particularly but not limited to payroll, fixed assets, and prepaid accounts.

  • Ensure accurate processing and recording of weekly and semi-monthly payroll for the company

  • Provide supporting ad-hoc requests related to financial and tax audits

  • Provide ad-hoc financial and operational reporting as requested by leadership

  • Analyze payroll reporting for variances and compliance

  • Review and reconcile final payroll reporting and tax filings on a per-pay/quarterly/annual basis

  • Estimate amount to accrue, defer, reverse or change based upon historical data and knowledge of business

  • Prepare reconciliations for assigned accounts. Match balance to supporting documentation/source (operating system, bank statements, third party processor, etc)

  • Identify and research variances between documentation/source and GL

  • Assist with quarterly and annual financial presentations and analysis (internal and external SEC reporting) to include preparing footnotes and tie-out files

  • Collaborate with other internal and external departments (Finance, HR, Payroll, I/T, Sourcing, and third-party vendors)

  • Additional tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in general accounting and reporting

  • Advanced Excel skills; utilization of JDE preferred

  • Discretion with sensitive confidential data

  • Financial literacy with working knowledge of general ledger, income statements, balance sheets, accounting terms and sub-ledger

  • Research and analytical skills

  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented with ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Ability to build good working relationships with others inside/outside the organization

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

Other/State Specific

This role pays between $51,100 to $76,700 and your actual base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, responsibilities, experience, and location.

At Frontdoor certain roles are eligible for additional rewards and incentives. Speak directly to your recruiter to learn more.

Our approach to benefits is holistic, and includes health, wellbeing and financial components including: insurance for medical/pharmacy, dental, vision, life, and disability, weight loss and smoking cessation programs, matching 401(k) and ability to participate in our employee stock purchase plan.

Learn more aboutbenefits (https://frontdoor.jobs/benefits/) at Frontdoor.

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Job Locations US-TN-Memphis

ID 2024-3421

Category Accounting/Finance

Type Full Time

Company AHS American Home Shield Corp

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Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as AHS Proconnect , an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of more than 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit frontdoorhome.com.