Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller

Without the strength of our accounting team, we wouldn’t be able to offer the industry-leading service we’re known for. We’re seeking an experienced accountant to join this team in the role of Assistant Controller. The ideal candidate will have proven experience as an accountant. As a strong communicator and skilled financial analyst, you will help to lead the organization in streamlining our budgeting, payroll, and financial reporting processes


What’s the work like?

You will:

  • ensure completion and accuracy of the general ledger
  • reconcile and pay insurer payables
  • prepare required journal entries and financial statements on a monthly basis
  • monitor cash positions daily and reconcile all bank accounts monthly
  • prepare quarterly reporting requirements and monthly Use Tax filing.
  • review quarterly payroll tax filings, W-2’s, and prepare 1099’s
  • assist Human Resources with the preparation, input, and processing of semi-monthly payroll
  • assist in the preparation of year-end work papers for any audits and tax filings
  • assist in the preparation of the agency budget
  • assist accounting department staff with daily issues, problem-solving, workload adjustment and prioritization, and completion of monthly transaction recording deadlines in order to maximize department effectiveness
  • assist sales and sales support with daily issues as they relate to the accounting function
  • assist in the effective management of capital and operating expenditures to ensure fiscal responsibility and cost effectiveness; ensure compliance with applicable sales and use tax laws
  • incorporate the capabilities of the agency management system into daily workflow
  • ensure confidentiality is maintained in the collection, maintenance, and dissemination of highly sensitive information, including Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • maintain regular and consistent attendance
  • any other special projects and duties as assigned

What do I need to know?

You have to have…

  • a valid Driver’s License
  • an ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive financial information
  • an ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to effectively handle multiple competing tasks and demands
  • an ability to prepare and analyze complex financial reports
  • an ability to make independent judgments which may have considerable impact on the organization
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • strong planning, analytical and organizational skills
  • problem solving skills and negotiation skills
  • an ability to read and interpret financial information
  • knowledge of and proficiency in office equipment, including PC, fax, phone and printers
  • a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality
  • a high degree of proficiency in a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), electronic mail system (Outlook), and accounting software 
  • an ability to observe safety and security procedures and use equipment and materials properly
  • an ability to conform with and abide by all workplace policies, work procedures, and instructions
  • an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and external contacts
  • a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • three (3) years of Accounting experience
  • working knowledge of GAAP

We'd like it if you have:

  • experience working within the insurance industry experience
  • experience with the following systems: Sagitta, ImageRight, or BenefitPoint

Okay, so what’s in it for me?

  • competitive salary
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, and Long Term Care insurance
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • 401k with match
  • Paid Time Off available to use on your first day
  • flexible work schedules including a 37.5 hour work week and telecommuting options
  • education and tuition reimbursement programs
  • fun working environment (company outings, bag-o competitions, plenty of food days, to name a few!)
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