Staff Accountant

Zenith American - Tampa, FL (30+ days ago)3.1


Title: Staff Accountant Department: Trust Accounting Bargaining Unit: NBU Grade: N/A

Position Type: Non-Exempt Hours per Week: 40

Position Summary:
Performs financial accounting, including maintaining general ledger, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliation, compiling financial and management reports, and reconciling reports and financial data, in accordance with Company guidelines, client needs, and legislative requirements.

General Duties:
Manages the month end and year end closing process, 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 are in compliance with regulations and reporting requirements.
Performs SAS 112 accounting functions including preparing and analyzing journal entries, financial statements, account reconciliations, maintaining the chart of accounts, and prepares financial statements and schedules for auditors and various management reports.
Serves as the contact for inquiries, problems and exceptions related to the review of account reconciliations and financial reporting.
Performs other similar and related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.
3 to 5 years of related accounting experience.
Proficient PC skills including intermediate to advanced Microsoft Word and Excel and familiarity with General Ledger software.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Zenith American Solutions

Real 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 before

We 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!