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Accountant

Company: WellCare
Location: Tampa
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Job Description:

Accountant Responsible for day to day activities of accounting for lower risk transactions and account balances (with medium to high complexity), and performance of the month-end financial statement close processes and internal controls related to those transactions and account balances. Assists with various analyses and requests from management and other departments. Provides guidance and training to lower-level accounting staff. Essential Functions: Responsible for lower risk transactions and account balances (with medium to high complexity). Serve as "subject matter expert" for assigned areas, including a detailed understanding of the underlying processes and transactions and the ability to analyze anomalies and recommend course of actions. Work with related departments to ensure appropriate accounting and reporting of those areas. Communicate issues clearly and confidently with management and other departments. Responsible for timely, accurate financial statement close (related to assigned accounts/transactions) each month. Monitor tasks owned and proactively identify/resolve delays and/or issues. Ensure progress is communicated to supervisor. Create and upload journal entries. Appropriately document and support all transactions. Prepare month-end reconciliations and analyses for assigned accounts. Perform and document all related internal controls and maintain appropriate evidence. Reconcile investment and bank statements to general ledger. Comply with all corporate policies, GAAP standards and statutory requirements. Proactively identify inconsistencies, errors, and/or issues and recommend actions/resolution to supervisor. Prepare and maintain process documentation and implement change for new processes and controls or improvements to existing processes and controls. Proactively identify and present proposed process improvements. Respond timely and completely to requests from management and other departments. Prepare requested supporting schedules for audit and financial reporting purposes. Assist with and volunteer for other special projects, implementations, etc. Provide cross-training to other accounting staff. Perform other duties as assigned. Additional Responsibilities: Candidate Education: Required A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent experience. Candidate Experience: Required 2 years of experience in General Accounting Preferred Other General ledger software experience Candidate Skills: Licenses and Certifications: Preferred Technical Skills: Required Intermediate Microsoft Excel Preferred Intermediate Other General ledger software Languages: About usHeadquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. WellCare is a Fortune 500 company, and in 2018, was recognized as a Fortune "World's Most Admired Company", ranking in the top five among the health insurance and managed care industry-a testament to the hard work and dedication of the company's nearly 9,000 associates who each day live WellCare's values and deliver on its mission to help its members live better, healthier lives. The company serves approximately 4.4 million members nationwide as of Dec. 31, 2017. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at . EOE: All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, childbirth or related medical condition or other legally protected basis protected by applicable federal or state law except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Comprehensive Health Management, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V/SO.

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