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Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

Job ID 
2017-1499
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-PA-Wilkes-Barre
Category 
Accounting/Finance

More information about this job

Overview

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, rated A+ (“Superior”) by the leading independent rating organization for the industry, is growing rapidly and has operations throughout the US.  We are currently searching for a Sr. Staff Accountant who is interested in working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.  If you are focused on technology, are attentive to detail, and are driven to provide quality customer service, then our team might be right for you!

 

Description:

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for recording cash entries, maintaining General Ledger accounts, preparing account reconciliations and assisting Accounting Units as the need arises.

 

Responsibilities

  • Enter wire transfers and ACH payments into the banking system and create journal entries for cash transfers
  • Prepare cashflow statements
  • Create and send POSPAY files to the bank
  • Maintain General Ledger accounts in the Accounting system
  • Prepare journal entries for payroll, longevity and various accruals
  • Assist with 1099 processing, unclaimed property, fixed assets and depreciation, and purchasing
  • Prepare quarterly reconciliations for General Ledger accounts
  • Review the Policy and Procedure manual and update changes accordingly

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage changing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Relevant experience with technology, including MicroSoft Office Suite
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with strong analytical skills

 

About Us:

 

At Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, we take great pride in bringing out the best in our employees guiding them along a career track of professional development and success!

 

Backed by our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, we are aggressively expanding and enhancing our commercial lines products offerings with the goal of being the premier name for business insurance which creates opportunities for our staff! 

 

Some Highlights of our Benefits are:

  • Excellent working hours (Operating hours are from 8am-4:30pm M-F).
  • Generous amount of vacation and sick time. Closed on all major holidays.
  • 401K with company match and profit sharing.
  • A competitive healthcare package.
  • Tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment. 
  • Be part of Berkshire Hathaway, one of world's most admired companies. We offer opportunities to advance your career!