Accountant II (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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We're here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we're at it, we're determined to change the lending industry itself. It's simple, but it won't be easy. And we'll need a great team behind us. (That's where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren't just good values. They're good business. Working here isn't for people who want to punch a clock. It's for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us. And make a difference instead of just a living.

This Accountant II is responsible for the reconciliation of assigned general ledger accounts, the processing of assigned journal entries, completion of assigned tasks to facilitate periodic closing of the general ledger, and provision of customer service to internal and external constituencies. This person should be able to adapt to an evolving work environment recognizing changes and providing suggestions to handle arising issues.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Completes assigned reconciliations accurately, completely and in the time frame required by corporate policies.
  • Processes and maintains assigned ad hoc or recurring journal entries in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Works with external audit firm to support timely completion of audits or compliance reporting.
  • Works with internal Financial Reporting personnel to support timely and accurate completion of monthly, quarterly and annual internal and external reporting.
  • Prepares and ensures accuracy and integrity of accounting and transactional records to ensure proper financial reporting.
  • Ensures that interfaces between ancillary systems and the general ledger are processed timely and accurately so that the affected assigned general ledger accounts are complete, accurate and properly classified.
  • Independently provides prompt, courteous and professional customer service to internal and external users of information provided by the Accounting department.
  • Independently reviews revenue and expense accounts for accuracy; determines proper accruals.
  • Assists in monthly preparations of financial statements, including an understanding of new accounts or issues.
  • Develops and maintains financial databases with servicing and / or collateral information.
  • Assists other departments with compiling information and reporting results and outages.
  • Analyzes financial information to develop efficient use of resources, propose procedures, or provide strategic recommendations to address business and financial problems and maintain solutions
  • Analyzes and advises on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
  • Prepares financial management reports
  • Trains new staff and mentors less experienced staff.
  • Leads ad-hoc projects, documents accounting processes and reviews light reconciliations.
  • Maintains Sox controls and departmental documentation.


EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • Industry experience preferred
  • CPA Certification preferred Extensive knowledge of GAAP required.
  • 5+ years of Accounting experience in either public or staff accounting. (Directly-related industry experience preferred but not required).


Mr. Cooper is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment where every employee is empowered to be their authentic self. We know that a large part of our success as a business is directly tied to our ongoing efforts to attract and retain diverse talent and maintain an inclusive environment where each employee can thrive. Embracing and leveraging diversity through an inclusive work environment fosters new ideas, new insights, and constant innovation. We strive to weave the principles of diversity and inclusion throughout the fabric of how we work, how we interact, and how we engage with our customers and the community.

Job Requisition ID:
019145

Job Category:
Finance

Primary Location City:
Dallas

Primary Location Region:
Texas

Primary Location Postal Code:
75019

Primary Location Country:
United States of America

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Mr. Cooper operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX. Mr. Cooper was founded in 1994. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 20 open jobs at Mr. Cooper, click here.
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