Company Accountant

Job Locations US-TN-Memphis
Job ID
2020-1377
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Company Accountant will ensure the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements, annual audits, and annual budget. The individual will oversee activities for the timely processing of all cash receipts, refund, and commission payments. Responsibility to manage and monitor Agency HIPAA and Privacy program and agency license renewals. Individual will additionally complete projects as assigned by President.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assists in the review and ensure timely submission of monthly financial statements. Assists in the review and ensure timely submission of quarterly and annual financial statements. Acts as a key representative and contact in the annual external audit. Assists in the review of external reinsurance reports monthly. Assists in analysis and understanding of reinsurance contracts. Reviews and ensures timely submission of reports required by regulatory agencies and financial institutions. Assists in working with the Region Vice Presidents to establish reports to analyze the operations and foster strategic analysis to improve results. Assists President to create, review and assure compliance with all Managing General Agency contracts. Reviews and assists in preparing of consolidated budgets and forecasts. Oversees and maintains systems and controls which verify the integrity of all systems processes and data and enhance the company value, including the HIPAA and Privacy program. Reviews budget vs. actual analysis monthly. Assists in monitoring all cash activity to ensure sufficient and appropriate cash flows. Prepares and reviews tax provisions on a quarterly and annual basis. Ensures federal and state income taxes are accurate. Provides cost saving and cost containment recommendations and reviews. Facilitates in a wide variety of special projects and compiles a variety of special reports in an accurate and timely manner. Communicates with co-workers, management, clients, agents, and others in a courteous and professional manner. Performs other duties as required.

Education and / or Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Health and Life Insurance experience a plus.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office-Excel and Word.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess strong analytical skills.
  • General ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, income tax and bank account management knowledge a plus.
  • Proficient computer knowledge-specifically with spreadsheets (hardware and software).
  • Strong knowledge of QuickBooks preferred.
  • Ability to take ownership of assigned areas and projects, as well as the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Must be able to interface effectively and professionally with all levels of personnel.
  • Attention to detail; strong organizational skills.
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills

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