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Accountant or Intermediate Accountant

Company: Encova Insurance
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Encova Insurance has an immediate opening for an Accountant or Intermediate Accountant for either our Columbus, Ohio or Charleston, WV locations. This role will have the option to work a hybrid schedule and we can hire at multiple seniority levels depending on candidate qualifications.JOB OBJECTIVE:This position will be filled at either an Accountant or Intermediate Accountant level, depending on the experience and skillset of the candidate. The job description below is for an Intermediate Accountant, and would differ only in terms of complexity of tasks at the Accountant level.The primary objective of the Finance department is to provide timely and accurate financial information to leadership, business partners, and regulators. The Intermediate Accountant will be responsible for preparation and peer-review of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements. The selected candidate will be responsible for the preparation of higher complexity tasks and reports.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure proper recording and reporting based on statutory accounting principles.
  • Maintain an understanding of statutory rules pertaining to financial reporting and assist with research, analysis, and implementation of changes into the reporting processes.
  • Produce and balance reports for both statutory and management needs.
  • Understand rules, regulations and procedures for systematically handling work.
  • Perform account reconciliations for assigned asset, liability, income and expense accounts to ensure the accuracy of financial reports and to safeguard the assets of the Company.
  • Run and modify existing reports from financial reporting systems including the core insurance system, general ledger, business objects, and other online data access points.
  • Prepare and record journal entries requiring supporting computations.
  • Complete selected elements of the month-end close process.
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual regulatory filings for one or more companies.
  • Assist with PBC items for the company's annual audit.
  • Identify areas of inefficiency to streamline results.
  • Be part of specialized project teams to achieve accounting department's goals.OTHER FUNCTIONS:
    • Ability to effectively use technical tools to perform analysis and create efficiencies in reporting.
    • Ability to understand and access various data sources, using available reporting tools, to meet accounting requirements and operational reporting needs.
    • Ability to work independently to effectively solve problems. Interpret accounting regulation and develop methods to ensure proper reporting. Assist staff members to recognize the proper accounting of all financial transactions.
    • Ability to work well in a highly skilled team environment.
    • Ability to quickly learn new technology.
    • Demonstrate superb written and oral communication skills. Ability to identify and communicate areas of inefficiency and work with higher-level staff to resolve.
    • Ability to understand how the assigned emphasis area impacts other areas of operation.
    • Other duties as assignedKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:A four-year college degree with a major in accounting or finance is required. At least two years of satisfactory experience in accounting, finance, or audit. Progress towards CPA is preferred, though not required. This position also requires an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and ability to learn Statutory Accounting Principles and familiarity with various software applications including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Sound project management skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and a profit-minded perspective are essential.This position has been evaluated in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Encova Insurance makes every effort to reasonably accommodate disabilities to permit performance of the essential functions and candidates who need such accommodation are encouraged to seek it. This description reflects the nature and level of work performed by associates in this position. It is not an all-inclusive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required. It provides an accurate overview of the work and skills needed to perform this position. Because job content may change from time to time, Encova Insurance reserves the right to add and/or delete functions from this job as it deems necessary for business reasons. Ready to join our team?
      At Encova Insurance, we firmly believe that our associates drive our company's success by delivering unrivaled service to our customers. With success in mind, we make an ongoing effort to provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.

      Join us to discover a work experience where your diverse ideas will be met with enthusiasm - where you can learn and grow to your fullest potential.What you can expect from us
      Join our family of industry leaders, and let us reward you with a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package that includes but is not limited to: a 401(k), wellness programs, bonus incentive plans and flexible schedules, with an early close of the office every Friday. Additionally, Encova aspires to be an outstanding corporate citizen in all the markets we serve; we encourage and support associate participation in community initiatives through our foundations.

      Encova Insurance is an EOE/E-Verify employer.

Keywords: Encova Insurance, Charleston , Accountant or Intermediate Accountant, Other , Charleston, West Virginia

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