Staff Accountant I
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for general accounting functions, including general ledger accounting and reporting. This position will support the monthly general ledger close process, as well as any other support necessary within the Accounting Department.
- Prepare month-end journal entries Reconcile account schedules Perform monthly bank reconciliations in a timely manner; propose solutions for reconciling items to manager Assist with month-end financial review/reporting and financial statement preparation Assist with responses to and resolve all inquiries related to returns and reports Assist with the preparation of files or exhibits for the external audits Assist with preparation of the annual financial statement in an accurate and timely manner Assist in preparing the monthly/quarterly balance sheet analysis Monitor balances between systems to ensure completeness and accuracy Support management with assignments and/or special projects Proactively seek areas to improve the reporting process, external audit, and any related internal processes Perform other related duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in accounting; pursuit of master's degree and CPA a plus Working knowledge of general ledger accounting and financial reporting processes Experience in MS Office with at least intermediate proficiency in Excel Very detail orientated, excellent organization and prioritization skills for the completion of accurate and timely deliverables Two to four years of relevant work experience
- Insurance industry experience Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities