Accountant IV

Veridian National Search - Columbia, SC

Accountant IV (2)

$8.2B Insurance Company — Columbia, SC - up to $70K, 10% bonus

The Sizzle

  • Roles are fully in the office
  • Targeting 8 years of accounting experience for level IV
  • Room to grow and exposure to C-Suite
  • 11.5 hours PTO per month, 9 paid holidays, gym facility on site, good benefits

Minimum Education & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related degree with 24 semester hours in accounting
  • Eight years of accounting experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of mathematical and statistical concepts.
  • The ability to persuade, influence or negotiate with others.
  • To possess excellent leadership, communication, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Have strong decision-making skills.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and the ability to use data retrieval applications.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • You will exercise accounting control over a group of accounts within a given specialized area. You’ll also analyze complex financial data and/or extract and/or define relevant information, interpret data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or/or to project a financial probability. You will record, classify and/or summarize financial transactions and/or events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles while also providing information to customers, explaining accounting transactions and/or resolves accounting issues and/or discrepancies.
  • The Accountant IV position is responsible for preparing journal entries and/or reconciling the general ledger accounts and for analyzing financial transactions to ensure the proper recording of revenues to the general ledger. You will research expenses and/or explain cost and/or allocation variances while also preparing the budget for assigned departments and/or assist cost center managers as needed. You’ll also ensure expenses are allocated in accordance with business contracts and/or departmental operating standards.
  • You’ll develop financial reports for financial analysis, forecasting, trending, budgeting and/or results analysis. You will use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages and/or graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or/or format data and/or/or reports.
  • The Accountant IV will review the work of less experienced staff members while also preparing and/or presenting training sessions in response to repetitive errors identified in the work performed by those associates. You’ll review departmental policies, procedures and/or forms used by the staff to identify areas of potential improvement in those documents and also suggest updates and/or improvements and/or prepare a preliminary draft of the policies including the updates or improvements as necessary.
  • You’ll handle special projects as assigned by the department manager and/or requested by other groups such as, but not limited to, the coordination of various internal and/or external projects, the compilation of data for audits by internal and/or external auditors, functionality of the accounting/costing system, coordinate and/or implement system enhancements and/or releases with information systems and/or working with information systems to test and/or monitor internal controls and/or corrective/preventive actions for the department.

Posted On: Thursday, May 4, 2023

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