Accounting Clerk

<strong>American Capital Assurance Corp. (&ldquo;AmCap&rdquo;), an A.M. Best &ldquo;A- Excellent&ldquo; rated commercial property insurance company, is seeking an Underwriting Assistant to join our growing company in St. Petersburg, Florida.</strong>

St. Petersburg, FL

American Capital Assurance Corp.

<p><strong>Join our AmCap Insurance team, and you&rsquo;ll get more than a job.&nbsp; You&rsquo;ll find a company committed to growing, and keeping employees&nbsp;as&nbsp;the number one priority. AmCap Insurance&rsquo;s culture is like no other. Whether it be a birthday lunch, a team builder concert, or flying our entire company to New York, AmCap Insurance knows how to learn, innovate, grow and have fun!</strong></p>

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Overview: Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.&nbsp;
Responsibilities: Functions listed are intended to illustrate the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. <br /> <ul> <li>Receive company invoices, check them for accuracy and submit for payment on a daily basis. Duties include scanning and uploading into Concur system, assigning manager for approval and assigning GL account</li> <li>Apply insurance premium payments received to policies in the billing software daily</li> <li>Responsible for reviewing employee expense reports to ensure compliance with company policies</li> <li>Responsible for filing and organizing paper and electronic accounting records as needed</li> <li>Will work with team on creating a paperless environment</li> <li>Access computerized financial information to answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts</li> <li>Reconcile or note and report discrepancies found in records.</li> <li>Perform general office duties such as filing, answering inquiries related to duties, and handling routine correspondence</li> </ul>
Requirements: Skills and Competencies:<br /> <ul> <li>Clerical: Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing electronic files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.</li> <li>English Language: Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.</li> <li>Professionalism: Maintains a professional image at all times. Communicates professionally with appropriate grammar, spelling and tone, in both written and verbal communications.</li> <li>Attention to Detail: Performs tasks with a high degree of accuracy and precision.</li> <li>Collaborates/Teamwork: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others across the organization to meet objectives.</li> <li>Time Management/Flexibility: Responds in a timely manner and completes tasks efficiently and effectively. Operates effectively even when things are uncertain, or unclear. Is flexible, open to change and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.</li> </ul> <br />Education and Experience: <br /> <ul> <li>Technical: Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook. Experience working with Google Suite as well as Adobe Acrobat. Experience working with accounting general ledger systems.</li> <li>Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.</li> <li>Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.</li> <li>Associate degree in Accounting, or combination of relevant college course work and related work experience, or High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) with 2 or more years of experience working in accounting required. Associate Degree in Accounting or higher preferred.</li> </ul>