Accountant


Description

Applies principles of accounting to assist in preparation of financial reports, maintains various accounting records, and prepares payroll by performing the following duties:


Qualifications

  • Degree in accounting experience in an office setting excellent communication and computer skills
  • Human Resources Reviews invoices for health, long term disability and life insurance for accuracy. Submits any changes and prepares for payment. Prepares weekly 401k contribution report, submits for payment and makes all necessary general journal entries. Make all necessary changes to company records for payroll and benefit purposes. Payroll Prepares payroll information, reviews all before completion to ensure accuracy then transmits to payroll service. Records all payroll entries in the general journal and cash book. Deposits necessary funds and reconciles payroll checking account. Banking Posts daily deposits, disbursements, voids, returned checks, etc. to the cash book. Process stop payments Search to see if check has cleared Monitor account balances/transactions General Ledger Assist in preparation of monthly Financial Statements. Primary responsibilities: Post transactions from the cash receipts journal to the general journal Verify detail reports monthly to the general ledger. Maintain computerized depreciation schedules for North Country Insurance and its subsidiaries. Backup for Accounting Manager for all accounting functions. Reconciles cost, par value and number of shares between the bank statement for the custody accounts and in-house paper files monthly. Runs a transaction report off the Portman System and posts all entries for preparation of Treasurers report. Building Corporation Record and issue checks. Record deposits. Maintain general ledger and backup for each general ledger account. Prepare financial statements. Reconcile checking account. Other Accounting Functions Enters data from vouchers on computer, prints A/P checks and prepares for mailing. Preparing/processing of daily cash deposits. Sets up new vendors and/or updates the vendor file. Reconciles the monthly bank statement for the operating and agent's account. Reconciles the MasterCard account monthly. Prepares and mails outstanding check letters-voids and reissues checks as necessary. Prepares abandoned property reports as required by New York State Law. Prepares the quarterly NYS Fire Fee and Security Fund report. Prepares Director fees for payment using vendor numbers for 1099 purposes. Distributes pay checks to department managers every Thursday. Gathers and verifies 1099 information for service vendor annually. Claim Accounting Maintain all reinsurance reports and act as liaison with all reinsurers. Prepare necessary reports (daily, weekly and monthly) used by all departments. Prepare Schedule P for the annual statement. Review all files for accuracy in reinsurance and apply for all reinsurance. Verify collection of recoverable reinsurance. Make adjustments to reinsurance filing for subrogation and salvage recoveries, issue payment to insured when necessary. Record and adjust claim file for subrogation and salvage.
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