Senior Financial Accountant

Columbia insurance company is seeking a financial professional to be responsible for technical accounting and reconciliations. This role will support the finance team in the completion of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and statutory accounting principles and will assist in the redesign and implementation of technical accounting process, including documentation of SOX controls.

Specific duties include the following:

  • Perform reinsurance calculations
  • Responsible for reinsurance billing and maintaining relationships with reinsurance brokers and affiliates
  • Prepare payment requests to settle reinsurer balances
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations and resolve any discrepancies; create journal entries and adjustments when necessary
  • Prepare collateral calculations and interact with reinsurers to ensure adequate funding
  • Perform analytical review of financial results for assigned business and prepare commentary or explanations for period development
  • Provide responses for questions concerning financial results
  • Prepare profit sharing commission calculations related to reinsurance contracts
  • Prepare Schedule F for annual regulatory reporting
  • Assist with preparation of reports and statements for various state and regulatory filings
  • Assist and provide support for internal/external audits and budget processes
  • In addition to key responsibilities, you may be required to undertake other duties from time to time as the company may reasonably require. Experience in operational accounting close work, performing data review and calculation of technical results

We are seeking a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with 5-7 years of corporate accounting experience, ideally in the insurance industry. CPA, MBA strongly preferred. Must have experience in operational accounting close work, performing data review, and calculation of technical results. Experience in reinsurance accounting strongly preferred. Must have strong working knowledge of general ledger systems, GAAP, and statutory accounting principles and possess advanced Excel skills.

To $70K.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO0310

Senior Accountant (CPA)

Major Columbia employer has an excellent opportunity for a Certified Public Accountant to assume the following responsibilities:

  • Financial reporting, regulatory reporting, and preparing reports for Board of Directors
  • Participating in closing process
  • Performing financial analysis in support of company-wide strategic and operational initiatives, including analysis of actual cost, preparation of monthly forecast, and cost center analysis
  • Performing studies to improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the company
  • Consulting with management regarding matters such as effective use of resources and return on investment scenarios.

Position reports to Director of Financial Reporting and does not have supervisory responsibility.

Position requires a CPA with Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field.  Candidates should have 5+ years of accounting experience, including several years in public accounting (ideally with national or regional CPA firm).  Must be detail-oriented with a strong knowledge of consolidated financial statements and GAAP and STAT accounting.  Should possess solid communication, presentation, analytical, decision-making, and Microsoft Office skills and have the ability to perform quantitative/qualitative analysis, compile information, design reports, perform research, analyze data and communicate complex financial concepts and data to management and staff.

To $90K plus bonus incentive

Please submit your resume in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1809

Accounts Payable Clerks (multiple openings)

We have multiple Midlands area clients seeking experienced Accounts Payable Clerks for temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire roles.  Strong attention to detail, accuracy and quick data entry skills are required.

A minimum of two years experience in Accounts Payable is preferred.

$15.00 to $18.00 per hour, based on experience.

Please submit your resume in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1709

Internal Audit Senior/Manager

Large Midlands healthcare provider is seeking an experienced audit professional for its Internal Audit function. Candidate will participate in evaluating and improving the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management, and governance processes, especially in the areas of finance and operations.

Qualifications include a Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field and 3+ years of experience in public accounting, internal auditing, or healthcare operations. Total years of experience will determine whether the qualified candidate is considered for a Senior Auditor or Audit Manager role. CPA, CIA, or CISA strongly preferred but will consider candidates who have made significant progress toward these designations. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, automated workpaper applications, and data analysis tools and possess solid communication, presentation, organizational, planning, and problem solving skills.

To $90K, depending on experience level.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO2918

Senior Auditor – Public Accounting

Well-respected, growing CPA firm in downtown Columbia is seeking an experienced senior professional for its audit staff.  Candidate will participate in the planning, execution, supervision, and completion of audit engagements for clients in a range of industries.

We are seeking a degreed accountant with 3+ years of senior-level audit/assurance experience at a CPA firm.  CPA or progress toward CPA exam strongly preferred.

Market salary.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1804