Accountant I, II, or III

Position Title

Accountant I, II, or III

 

Department

Accounting

 

Summary of Duties

The accountant I will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the accounting function. specific duties will include completing assigned parts of monthly, quarterly, year-end and annual financial statements and reports; completing varied financial responsibilities for Mutual Benefit Group companies; and performing other miscellaneous duties as assigned or directed. 

The accountant II will prepare, ensure accuracy of, and file assigned portions of financial statements and reports.  This position should possess a solid understanding of most areas to complete financial statements and also demonstrates a basic understanding of complex areas such as reinsurance, loss reserving, investments, pension, and deferred and federal tax accounting. 

The accountant III will prepare, ensure accuracy of, and file financial statements, reports and other filings with regulatory and quasi-regulatory agencies. This position should possess a solid understanding to complete all areas of the financial statements and also demonstrates a deep understanding of complex insurance accounting topics, such as reinsurance, loss reserving, investments, pension, and deferred and federal tax accounting.

Necessary Qualifications

Applicants for Accountant I must possess basic knowledge of insurance and accounting; proficient interpersonal relations and communications skills; proficient analytical and problem solving skills; proficient computer skills; demonstrated time management, project management, and organizational skills; minimum of one year experience in related position(s); a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent education and experience combination; CPA certification preferred or pursuing.

Applicants for Accountant II must possess proficiency in producing, interpreting, analyzing, and reporting financial information; proficient interpersonal relations and communications skills; proficient analytical and problem solving skills; proficient computer skills with knowledge of various computer software packages related to the production and reporting of financial data; demonstrated time management, project management, and organizational skills; minimum of three years’ experience in related position(s); a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent knowledge and direct experience in the field; CPA certification preferred.

Applicants for Accountant III must possess proficiency in producing, interpreting, analyzing, and reporting financial information; proficient interpersonal relations and communications skills; proficient analytical and problem solving skills; proficient computer skills with knowledge of various computer software packages related to the production and reporting of financial data; demonstrated time management, project management, and organizational skills; minimum of ten years’ experience in related position(s); a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent knowledge and direct experience in the field; CPA certification preferred.

PLEASE NOTE: A candidate’s placement in either the accountant I, II, or III slot will be determined by his or her qualifications. When completing a job posting application to indicate your interest in any position, please feel free to list the job title you believe is most appropriate to your level of relevant experience. Applicants for all of the titles will be considered simultaneously until the search process helps to determine their qualifications accordingly.

Additional Information

Full benefits package, including health, dental reimbursement, vision, 401(k) and Roth 401(k), and PTO, starts the first of the month following employment. Please visit our Web site to learn more about us and why you might want to work with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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This is a full-time position.

Posted on April 18, 2019.