Senior Accountant

Memphis, TN

  • ID: 2022-3059
  • 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 onsite or virtual

The Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior 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:

  • Manage the close process for two of our home service plan brands; includes recording revenue, claims cost reserve, direct expenses. Compare and explain overall results versus plan and prior year. Provide reporting on contracts in force and other related metrics.

  • Manage the close process for our international subsidiaries (India and UK)

  • Perform monthly close tasks related to a captive insurance entity, legal entity allocations, and financial statement preparation regulated subsidiaries

  • Perform the cash settlement process between parent and subsidiaries

  • Perform restricted net assets calculations and compliance with state regulatory requirements

  • Monitor compliance with state regulatory agencies on filing annual reports, premium tax filings, and other related compliance filings

  • Coordinate the external audits/reviews of more than ten subsidiaries

  • Create reports and dashboards in Power BI, Looker, and Jedox (or similar tool) as needed

  • Perform and/or review monthly and quarterly account reconciliations in Blackline

  • Work with our Finance partners (Financial Planning and Analysis, Tax, Internal Audit, Treasury), Legal, HR/Payroll, Engineering, and external audit firms as needed

  • Additional tasks as assigned

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or actively pursuing CPA license

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in general accounting and reporting

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

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

  • Research and analytical skills

  • Process improvement suggestions and ability to drive changes

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

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills; JD Edwards (or other ERP system), Jedox (or other BI reporting tool) and Blackline reconciliation and task management tool

  • Financial presentation experience

  • Utilization of JDE and Jedox

Physical Role Requirements : Be seated at a computer intermittently for up to eight hours a day. Move up to 10 pounds occasionally, by lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise repositioning objects. Sitting for long periods of time while using office equipment such as computers and phones. Repetitive motions using hands and digits; such as movement of wrists, hands and fingers while picking, pinching and typing during your normal working environment.

Minimum Education, Licensure and Professional Certification requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred

Minimum Experience required : 5+ years of related work history or an equivalent combination of education and experience

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ID 2022-3059

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.