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Accountant II (hybrid)

Company: The Auto Club Group
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

It's a great time to join AAA The Auto Club Group!JOIN THE TEAM COMMITTED TO DRIVING YOUR CAREER FORWARDJob Type:Full timeExempt/Non Exempt:SalaryJob Description:Accountant II - The Auto Club GroupWhat you will do: Prepares financial reports in accordance with corporate directives, statutory accounting principles, generally accepted accounting principles, and other regulatory requirements. Reconciles deposit, disbursement, product systems and other accounts. Maintains financial data and statistics on various automated systems. Coordinates interpretation of changes due to regulatory rulings. Conducts research in order to determine implications of new products, services and changes in operating systems.OPERATIONALReconciles complex deposit, disbursement, product systems and other accounts, using old and new technologies including automated reconciliation software and coordinates and tests system changes or upgrades.Formally prepares, examines and ensures timeliness of supporting schedules to senior management, internal and external auditors.Develops and coordinates the implementation of accounts on the automated reconciliation software. Identifies all required files, develops sequence of inputs, timing of schedule and match rules.Maintains the automation reconciliation security profiles and system administration tables.Participates in the modification of new and existing data systems to ensure compliance with area specifications and financial integrity.Represents finance on corporate teams and initiatives to ensure compliance with financial specifications and integrity.Monitors the preparation of reports concerning account activities such as account analyses for management and the schedule for external auditors.Assists less senior staff in resolving automation reconciliation software issues and problems as needed.TECHNICALAttains and maintains the highest level of expertise as may be deemed necessary for established functional activities within the organization structure.Assesses the impact of reporting changes necessitated by IRS, State, and regulatory Agency rulings and implements as required.Determines implication of changes in corporate reporting and modifies accounting procedures to accommodate changes.Develops financial models using spreadsheet software.Develops and maintains job documentation and procedures.Researches and develops procedures to improve efficiency and enhance controls.CUSTOMER SERVICEResolves problems affecting reconciliations with other units, areas and banks, including those related to both old and new technologies utilized by paper and paperless disbursement/receipt processes.Works with vendors to resolve software and application problems affecting the reconciliation software.Work EnvironmentThis position is currently able to work remotely from a home office location for day-to-day operations unless occasional travel for meetings, collaborative activities, or team building activities is specified by leadership. This is subject to change based on amendments and/or modifications to the ACG Flex Work policy.How you will benefit:Accountant II's will earn a competitive salary of $50,000 to $65,000 annually with annual bonus potential based on performance.

  • Excellent and comprehensive benefits packages are just another reason to work for the Auto Club Group. Benefits include:
  • 401k Match
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition ReimbursementWe're looking for candidates who: Required Qualifications (these are the minimum requirements to qualify)Education (include minimum education and any licensing/certifications):Associate's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related fieldExperience:Professional experience in Accounting to include:
    • equivalent to an Accountant I of at least 2 years
    • preparation of financial reports utilizing user oriented programming languages including spreadsheet programs
    • preparing complex bank reconciliations
    • using automated accounting systemsKnowledge and Skills:
      • analysis and problem solving
      • organization and planning
      • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP)
      • accounting and audit principles
      • federal and statutory reporting requirements
      • communicating effectively with others in a work environment and with the public
      • communicating effectively both orally and in writing
      • researching and analyzing financial dataPreferred QualificationsEducation
        • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or FinanceExperience:
          • Previous experience with cash account reconciliation is highly preferred.
          • Experience with advanced Excel functions including pivot tables, formulas, functions and the ability to filter on large data sets.
          • Experience working in a multi-company, multi-state environment
          • Knowledge of personal property concepts
          • Strong organizational, planning, analytical, time management and administrative skills
          • T-Recs/Cadency experience
          • Detailed Reconciliation experience
          • Self Starter
          • Excellent Analytical skills#LI-AM1Who We AreBecome a part of something bigger.The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance, and financial service offerings to approximately 14+ million members and customers across 14 states and 2 U.S. territories through AAA, Meemic, and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.By continuing to invest in more advanced technology, pursuing innovative products, and hiring a highly skilled workforce, AAA continues to build upon its heritage of providing quality service and helping our members enjoy life's journey through insurance, travel, financial services, and roadside assistance.And when you join our team, one of the first things you'll notice is that same, whole-hearted, enthusiastic advocacy for each other.We have positions available for every walk of life! AAA prides itself on creating an inclusive and welcoming environment of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and viewpoints, realizing our differences make us stronger.To learn more about AAA The Auto Club Group visit Important Note:ACG's Compensation philosophy is to provide a market-competitive structure of fair, equitable and performance-based pay to attract and retain excellent talent that will enable ACG to meet its short and long-term goals. ACG utilizes a geographic pay differential as part of the base salary compensation program. Pay ranges outlined in this posting are based on the various ranges within the geographic areas which ACG operates. Salary at time of offer is determined based on these and other factors as associated with the job and job level.The above statements describe the principal and essential functions, but not all functions that may be inherent in the job. This job requires the ability to perform duties contained in the job description for this position, including, but not limited to, the above requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants, as needed, to enable them to fulfill these requirements.The Auto Club Group, and all its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Regular and reliable attendance is essential for the function of this job.AAA The Auto Club Group is committed to providing a safe workplace. Every applicant offered employment within The Auto Club Group will be required to consent to a background and drug screen based on the requirements of the position.

Keywords: The Auto Club Group, St. Paul , Accountant II (hybrid), Accounting, Auditing , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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