Accountant III

Veridian National Search - Columbia, SC

Accountant III (1)

$8.2B Insurance Company — Columbia, SC - $65K, 8% bonus

The Sizzle

  • Roles are fully in the office
  • Targeting 5 years of accounting experience
  • 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

  • Bachelor's degree Accounting or related degree
  • Five (5) years of accounting experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to use data retrieval applications.
  • Able to write complex queries using database software.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare daily and/or monthly account reconciliations of a complex nature. Ensure work conforms to all contract/business regulations and/or instructions as well as generally accepted accounting principles, federal acquisition regulations, cost accounting standards and/or departmental policies. Maintain the General Ledger, process the journal entries and/or generate the financial reports.
  • Review, analyze, and/or verify complex accounting and/or system transactions. Identify, resolve and/or document variances, and/or provide accounting information to operational areas to help them identify and/or resolve problems. Support the month end, quarter end and/or year end close activities in accordance with internal procedures and/or established timelines.
  • Complete assigned reports in accordance with established due dates and/or produce management reports for cost behavior, trends, variances, and/or other pertinent information applicable to the given line of business. Reconcile General Ledger accounts and/or process adjusting entries in accordance with internal procedures, maintaining compliance with applicable regulations. Review and/or provide support to related account reconciliation activities performed in other accounting areas (subsidiary ledgers).
  • May maintain current work instructions for all activities in the area. Review all departmental policies, procedures, and/or forms used by the department to identify areas of potential improvement in those documents. Suggest updates and/or improvements in those documents or prepare a preliminary draft of the policies including the updates or improvements as necessary.
  • Assist Supervisor with special projects. Interface with internal and/or external audit agencies. Provide guidance and/or training to other accountants. Consult with other areas and/or give advice on complex accounting principles.

Posted On: Thursday, May 4, 2023

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