Job Title: Accounting Specialist
Reports to: Accounting Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Code: FI13ACSN
Summary Assists with journal entries under supervision; helps in preparation of reports and posting to specific accounts. Responsible for depositing and posting of all deposits daily. Must operate in a manner consistent with GAAP accounting rules. Works with accounting staff in other offices to ensure that reconciliations are in balance. Computes, classifies, records, and verifies numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Codes data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures. Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and totals accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases. Keeps all company payables current, in balance and paid. Completes posting uploads. Audits invoices against purchase orders, researches discrepancies, and processes for payment.
Prepares vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records, and reviews for accuracy. Responsible for processing and approving finance agreements.
Reconciles general ledger accounts with various registers. Resolves all inter-company discrepancies.
Compiles cost reports and revenue and balance sheets.
Makes and posts deposits daily. Reconciles bank statements.
Assists client service staff in reconciling clients' accounts. Reconciles Producer report discrepancies and problems. Resolves premium discrepancies and adjusts commissions as needed.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Degree in accounting from college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Strong attention to detail.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Agency management software; Database software; Internet software; and Microsoft Office.