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Palmer Group is partnering with a well-established organization in their search for an Accounting Analyst III. This company prides itself in its inclusive culture that supports and leverages a diverse workforce. If this background pertains to your experience, we would like to start a conversation with you about this opportunity! 


  • Ensure accurate accounting for complex transactions, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) regulations
  • Execute close process through preparation or review of journal entries and reconciliations
  • Participate in the preparation and review of internal, external and FHFA examiner audit requests
  • Perform cross functional duties
  • Research and resolve system and accounting issues
  • Seek out and develop solutions to improve effectiveness of processes, identify and reduce risk, and promote efficiencies
  • Adhere to and execute departmental regulatory guidance and internal controls, with particular focus on SOX 404 controls
  • Analyze financial statements by looking at trends and market movements
  • Coordinate, plan, and execute project responsibilities in accordance with policies and project expectations


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance is required, MBA/Master of Accountancy is desired
  • 7+ years of related experience
  • 3+ years of public accounting experience is a plus
  • CPA designation is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with critical analysis and research
  • Experience in financial analysis, vendor management, and/or project leadership
  • GAAP knowledge
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and capital markets
  • Skilled with SEC reporting and SOX

Work Model: 

  • On-Site 

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email

Ref: JOB-38306

Palmer Group

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$90000 - $100000