Accounting Operations Specialist

  • Job Reference: 425085908-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Florida Blue is a federal contractor. In accordance with the President's Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all Florida Blue employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, unless an employee qualifies for an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. This requirement applies regardless of work location.

The Accounting Operations Specialists are staff professionals who apply specialized knowledge, typically as individual contributors, in assisting management and team members in matters that require special interpretation or expertise. You will utilize your professional (i.e. discipline-specific) and/or institutional knowledge, including GAAP accounting theories, practices and techniques, to perform department activities. In this position you will rotate through the Accounting Operations teams to understand and perform various month end close accounting and operational related tasks in order to build subject matter expertise.

Essential Functions

* Performs more complex accounting functions in relationship to journal entries, general ledger account reconciliations, and researching variances for resolution, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
* Performs other various monthly accounting and operational related tasks in order to build subject matter expertise.
* Will serve as a subject matter expert or technical expert on initiatives and projects impacting Accounting Operations.
* May assist in the development or improvement of accounting policies and procedures
* May provide leadership to work groups for projects or initiatives
* May provide training and/or consultation on processes to internal and external areas.
* Research monthly general ledger postings and supporting reports to identify trends
* May identify and implement quality and productivity improvements in the area
* May provide recurring and ad hoc reports and analyses to leaders and/or areas within the organization.

Required Skills:

* 4 years related work experience or equivalent combination of transferable experience and education.
* Related Bachelor's degree required Accounting or Finance

General Physical Demands

* Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally to move objects.
* Jobs are sedentary if traversing activities are required only occasionally.

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