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Accounting Specialist

Company: Choice Insurance Agency
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionChoice Insurance Agency is one of the fastest-growing companies in our industry as identified by Inc 5000. We believe that by "protecting people's present, we secure their dreams." We are seeking to hire a talented Account Representative to join our team. If you are a hard-working professional, who can prioritize several projects while remaining focused on accuracy and is looking to grow with our organization, this may be the opportunity you have been looking for. The Accounting Specialist will be performing a variety of financial activities including processing, recording, updating and reconciling fiscal information; providing instructions, recommendations and/or accounting support to other personnel and vendors; and analyzing expenditures against budget. The ideal candidate must display knowledge and understanding of accounting and auditing principles, practices and procedures; financial and statistical record-keeping techniques; ability to prepare comprehensive accounting reports and utilize computer applications particularly electronic spreadsheets and databases. Ultimately, you will help our Accounting department run smoothly, ensuring transparency and efficiency in all transactions.

Benefits

Included (after 60 days):

  • Employee Health Benefits (medical, dental, & vision)
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Employer-paid Group Life Insurance.
  • Full reimbursement of costs for licenses or required training to employees on a 1-year pro-rated basis.
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Bereavement
  • Access to The Choice Financial Group business and self-improvement library
  • 100% commissions paid to you on your personal policies
  • Access to the Ted Constant Center Suite for special events and concerts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus

    Responsibilities

    Primary Responsibilities & Essential Functions
    • Maintains a high level of confidentiality
    • Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff and clientele
    • Processing payables
    • Processing Commissions
    • Assist the accounting department by providing routine accounting and administrative support, by effectively using computers and various software applications to complete daily tasks, including database management and data entry
    • Daily processing and reconciliation of checks, wires and ACH payments, credit cards and payments
    • Utilize Quick Books and Excel to complete tasks including AR/AP entries
    • Perform other duties, as assigned
    • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying all invoices, reconciling monthly statements, and posting transactions to the correct expense accounts.
    • Review and reconcile invoice discrepancies; research problem invoices/payables and resolve with branch contacts in accordance with department and/or company guidelines, policies, and procedures.
    • Problem resolution with vendor inquiries.
    • Process payments via banking software and prepares accounts payable checks twice monthly for signature.
    • Import and allocate all credit card transactions into the accounting system and verify all charges to budgets.
    • Perform monthly reconciliations.
    • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by achieving related results as needed.

      Requirements

      • Two- Four years of experience in bookkeeping/accounting
      • Accredited Accounting Certification or College degree in accounting preferred
      • QuickBooks, Peachtree, or similar software experience
      • Self-motivated and able to work in a team environment
      • Computer literacy, including high functioning ability with Microsoft Office and Excel
      • High level of organization, time management and ability to prioritize
      • An honest and discreet attitude when dealing with company accounts
      • Professional Demeanor

Keywords: Choice Insurance Agency, Virginia Beach , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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