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Accountant

Edwardsville, IL 62025

Posted: 02/24/24 Industry: Accountant Job Number: 131555 Pay Rate: $50,000 - $70,000

Job Description

HireLevel is seeking an Accountant for an insurance broker in Edwardsville, IL. This person will serve as the point of contact for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and most Accounting functions. The Accountant will be responsible for tracking expenses and overseeing all general ledger transactions to ensure both proper accounting treatment and adherence to corporate policies and procedures. Responsible for maintaining the accuracy and reliability of the internal control framework surrounding financial reporting. If you have at least 2 years of general accounting experience and are comfortable with the tasks listed above, we want to hear from you!


As a growing insurance brokerage in the mid-west, our client works as a partnership with clients to provide ideas and solutions customized to their specific needs. For 28 years, our client has been strengthened through private ownership, whereby brokers have a vested interest in assuring value-added services to each client. With a focus on a common vision of teamwork and dedication, a climate of high integrity is achieved!


Benefits:

  • Pay: $50,000-$70,000 per year
  • 401(k) 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance (Client pays ½ of medical premiums)
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday Pay

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Performs a variety of accounting functions, including account reconciliations, preparation of financial reporting, workpaper preparation and analysis.
  • Prepares posting entries to specified accounts and journal entries
  • Maintains general ledger by posting entries to specified accounts, preparing journal entries and creating accrual entries.  Reconciles accounts to ensure accuracy.
  • Assist with the work order process, including adjusting inventory and maintaining expense related schedules.
  • Assist with budgeting company & commission schedules
  • Regularly review expenses with Leadership
  • Supports external vendor interaction as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the accounting departments
  • Reviews accounting processes and recommends changes or improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness

 Job Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree relating to Accounting of Finance or years of experience in lieu of
  • Experience with Excel and QuickBooks; familiarity with Applied Tam preferred
  • Insurance or financial services experience preferred
  • Skill in reading, analyzing and interpreting accounting, statistical and financial data.
  • Strong communications skills – written, verbal, and listening
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Decision making ability
  • Great Attention to Detail
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player and make sound decisions using information at hand.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments.



We are an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, or any other protected classification protected by local, state, or federal laws.



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