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Staff Accountant

Palmer Group
Job Description
Palmer Group is working with a leader in the insurance industry to find a candidate for Staff Accountant. This position will be temporary to start, with the potential to become permanent for the right candidate. This clients reach is global and they offer their valued employees ample opportunity for advancement. If you possess the skills listed below, please apply now! 


Responsibilities 
  • Perform wide variety of accounting functions including analysis and reporting
  • Work with various departments including accounts payable, accounts receivable, fiduciary, cash control, and general ledger
  • Prepare, review, and approve journal entries, money moves, accounting reports, and statements
  • Coordinate revenue and expense accruals
  • Conduct variation and trend analysis 
  • Apply and balance funds to insured records
  • Process refunds to insured records
  • Request payments
  • Perform higher level reconciliation of administrative systems to other sources
  • Maintain compliance with corporate policies, carrier agreements, and all GAAP, tax, and statutory regulations
  • Assist with development and implementation of improvements to accounting policies and procedures

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-4 years of relevant experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills 
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with all levels of personnel
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

Palmer Group offers our valued temporary and contract employees, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment. These plans are fully compliant with the Affordable Care Act standards.
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