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Staff Accountant

Company: Zenith American
Location: Englewood Cliffs
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Staff AccountantDepartment: Trust Accounting Reports To:Bargaining Unit: NBU Grade: N/APosition Type: Non-Exempt Hours per Week: 40Date Open: 07/26/18 Closing Date: Until FilledInternal Posting Deadline: 07/30/18Position SummaryThe Staff Accountant provides financial accounting in accordance with Company guidelines, client needs, and legislative requirements."Has minimum necessary access to Protected Health Information (PHI) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) by Job Description/Role."Key Duties and ResponsibilitiesCompletes month end and year end closing processes, including preparation and input of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, bank reconciliations, and revenue summaries.Distributes monthly financial statements, researches and resolves income statement discrepancies, and responds to branch inquiries and requests.Audits financial statements for review by outside auditors.Assists in the development, implementation and monitoring of internal accounting systems and policies and procedures to ensure operations remain in compliance with regulations and reporting requirements.Performs accrual accounting functions including preparing and analyzing journal entries, financial statements.Prepares financial statements and schedules for auditors and various management reports.Serves as the initial point of contact for inquiries, problems and exceptions related to the review of account reconciliations and financial reporting.Reviews and monitors assigned accounts to ensure appropriate funding; directs cash transfers as needed.Files 941 and 945 forms and ensures 990 and 5500 filings are timely.Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting.One year of experience in an accounting role.Thorough understanding of common accounting principles and practices.Working knowledge of accounting software.Strong organizational skills with a demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.Exceptional customer service skills and ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.Proficient computer skills including intermediate to advanced Microsoft Word and Excel.Preferred QualificationsExperience working in a third-party administrator, insurance, or health and welfare environment.Prior experience in Taft-Hartley trust administration. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Zenith American SolutionsReal People. Real Solutions. National Reach. Local Expertise.We are currently seeking an experienced Staff Accountant with the necessary skills, initiative, and personality, along with the desire to get the most out of their working life, to help us be our best every day.Zenith American Solutions is the largest independent Third Party Administrator in the United States and currently operates over 40 offices nationwide. The original entity of Zenith American has been in business since 1944. Our company was formed as the result of a merger between Zenith Administrators and American Benefit Plan Administrators in 2011. By combining resources, best practices and scale, the new organization is even stronger and better than beforeWe realize the importance a comprehensive benefits program to our employees and their families. As part of our total compensation package, we offer an array of benefits including health, vision, and dental coverage, a retirement savings 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off (PTO), great opportunities for growth, and much, much more!Internals to Apply:If you meet the minimum qualifications and are interested in applying for the above position, please submit an application. All applications must be received by 5:00 pm on the Internal Posting Deadline listed above in order to be considered prior

Keywords: Zenith American, Yonkers , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Englewood Cliffs, New York

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