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First American Financial Corporation
Janae M., Senior Customer Service Representative

Janae M. Senior Customer Service Representative

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Remote Accountant (Cash)

Scottsdale, Arizona; Chandler, Arizona; Gilbert, Arizona; Glendale, Arizona; Arizona; Mesa, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona; Tempe, Arizona; Tucson, Arizona; Remote

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Job ID R036695 Date posted Aug. 22, 2022 Category Finance Employment Type Full Time

Company Summary

Join a team that puts its People First! Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for seven consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com.

Job Summary

Essential Functions

  • Performs simple to moderately complex accounting activities to maintain complete and accurate general ledger
  • Supports accounting in preparation of financial statements
  • Prepares journal entries, reconciles accounts and financial records, performs monthly and quarterly fluctuation analysis; creates reports
  • Performs various month end and quarter end close activities
  • Assist with external, internal audit and corporate compliance requests, including compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Act
  • Assists with special projects including process improvement initiatives.


Job Complexities

  • Performs a variety of tasks that are moderately complex to complex in nature.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Complexities associated with large company, multiple locations in a global environment.


Supervision Received or Extended

  • Works under general supervision relying on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish tasks.
  • No responsibility for the supervision of others.


Impact


Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • Ability to interpret and apply accounting principles and practices
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office.
  • Large ERP Software experience, Oracle preferr
  • Hyperion experience preferred
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.


Typical Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting


Typical Range of Experience

  • 2- 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area


License or Certification

  • CPA desired but not required


Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal work hours and/or responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.

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