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Accountant - Special Risk - Omaha, NE
Category: Insurance
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Job code: lhw-e0-89751823

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Accountant - Special Risk - Omaha, NE

Participates in various accounting and financial functions. This is the entry-level job for the accounting family, and training would need to take place on most of these listed accountabilities at this level.

Essential Job Functions:

+ Assists with the periodic processing of, and research of, accurate and timely accounting transactions and accounting functions to provide reliable accounting information to control operations.

+ Assists with the periodic preparation and analysis of various accounting reports and statements. Assists with and performs the accurate and timely input and gathering of accounting information used in the financial processing routines of the accounting division.

+ Develops an understanding of and assists with accounting processes and financial system projects as assigned.

+ Assists with research, development, implementation and maintenance of accounting systems to aid in the effective reporting and analysis results, and to ensure proper internal control over the accounting process. Contributes to more efficient operations by designing and implementing procedures and practices for accurate and timely accounting and operational processes. Coordinates with various business units, as required to ensure that processes are accurate, efficient and timetables are achievable. Establishes and maintains appropriate documentation associated with all procedures, policies and activities

+ Communicates effectively and maintains favorable working relationships with management, peers and/or external examiners, auditors, consultants and state insurance departments.

+ Assists in the preparation of impromptu and organized activities to improve financial knowledge throughout the workplace. Assists in planning and organizing of financial concepts, processes and tools, and on-the-job, eLearning and formal training efforts. Communicates and resolves issues effectively with internal and external contacts.

+ This position requires extensive or prolonged typing/keyboarding.

+ This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.

+ This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.

*This job posting is reflective of the Accountant I essential functions, qualifications, and physical requirements. The Accountant II level has variable essential functions, qualifications and physical requirements. Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the posted job family.

Minimum Qualifications:

+ Ability to work somewhat independently with minimal supervision at times.

+ Demonstrates flexibility and creativity to meet the demands of the workplace.

+ Ability to perform sound decision-making, judgment and problem-solving.

+ Verbal and written communication and listening skills.

+ Must be detail oriented.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures related to financial accounting, account data analysis and preparation of informational reporting.

+ Knowledge and/or experience with Excel.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST.

For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405, option 4.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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