General Accountant

Perform complex accounting duties involving reconciliations, calculations, verifications, auditing and posting.  Day-to-day transactions including complex account receivable processes for multiple companies, daily bank reconciliations, journal entries, oversee and allocate suspense accounts. 

Must be able to analyze and report on outstanding items.  This position will work directly with management and other departments to resolve outstanding items, in addition to resolving bank items, positive pay exceptions and lockbox errors.

Responsible for monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting.

The right candidate will have a strong work ethic and be able to handle multiple tasks, while maintaining day-to day responsibilities.  A thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures, strong computer and business software skills, including advanced excel skills.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Behave in a manner bound by ethical principles

Time management

Attention to detail and accuracy

Work productively with diverse individuals in a variety of roles, with multiple interests in the outcome, to achieve acceptable and optimal results

 Actively listen and effectively deliver information in multiple formats tailored to the intended audience

 Objectively identify and critically assess the issues and use professional judgement to develop appropriate decision

Experience, Education & Skills

Bachelor’s degree in related field or 5+ years accounting experience performing accounting functions including: general ledger reconciliations, accounting research, journal entries

Advanced MS Excel skills

Benefits

Sentinel Security Life Insurance Company's Home Office in Salt Lake City, Utah is full of energetic, fun, engaged and dedicated employees. Come and be a part of our growing team and enjoy an on-site gym, free massages once a month, monthly staff meeting luncheons, energizing work environment, wellness programs, quarterly bonus opportunities, competitive salary, generous benefit package, 401(K) matching program, tuition reimbursement and friendly co-workers. If you are looking for a chance to work hard, have fun, and make a significant contribution to our dynamic company, submit your resume today! We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free workplace. A background check is required. 

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