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Accountant at Penn National Mutual Casualty Insurance in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Posted in Accounting 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

The Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries to record transactions and reconciling various general ledger accounts.  Prepares monthly and quarterly GAAP and statutory financial reports that may include financial statements, cash flow projections or reinsurance related reports, depending on operational area.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Prepares accurate monthly journal entries to record transactions.

 

Prepares basic and some complex monthly reconciliations for information in the general ledger and coordinates the resolution of any reconciling items.

 

Accurately and timely prepares various parts of the Quarterly and Annual Statement (if applicable to operational area).

 

Prepares GAAP and/or statutory financial statements in addition to other internal management reports.  Depending on operational area, may also prepare reinsurance reports and reconciliations or cash management reports and budgets, including cash flow projections.

 

Gathers and summarizes information from various accounting systems.

 

Provides some guidance and assistance to other financial and non-financial employees.

Experience with Oracle is a plus.

Why Penn National Insurance

A career with Penn National Insurance offers a total rewards package that makes us a regional employer of choice.  When you are part of the Penn National Insurance family, we want you to feel secure in:

 


  • Your Career: We offer a comprehensive benefit and compensation package including a generous 401k match, graded profit sharing, recognition programs, and incentive compensation. Additionally, Penn National Insurance company policy provides for remote access, flex-scheduling, and a dress-for-your day dress code. 

 


  • Your Employer: Penn National Insurance celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2019. With the $1 billion direct written premium threshold in sight, the company is utilizing innovation solutions and analytic insights to grow its share of the small commercial and middle market business, as well as personal lines.  Our proud tradition of adhering to a relationship-driven business model, and our ability to adapt to changes over time reinforce our reliability and strength.

 


  • Your Community: The Company and our employees donate more than $500,000 annually to fund enrichment programing throughout the communities we serve in. Our United Way campaign raised an additional $350,000 last year.  We are also taking real steps to decrease our environmental impact.  We have added bicycle accommodations, enhanced energy efficiency, introduced water conservation measures, and implemented cool-roof technology.

 


  • Your Future: We create a rewarding career path and enable long-term retention by offering enhanced benefits around continuing education and professional development. The average employee tenure at Penn National Insurance is 14 years!

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Credentials:

Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance.

Experience:

Experience in an automated accounting environment.

Basic knowledge of accounting principles.

 

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; proficiency in Access may be applicable.

 

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

JOB REQUIREMENTS (as required by ADA)

 

This position is primarily a sedentary position that requires occasional standing and walking throughout the office environment.

 

Ability to hear and communicate via the telephone and/or monitoring devices to both internal and external clients.

 

Ability to maintain acceptable attendance and adhere to scheduled work hours.

 

Ability to interpret and apply concepts based on established guidelines.

 

Must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written format.

 

Must have the ability to access and enter information accurately using automated systems.

 

Must be able to operate a computer, keyboard, applicable printers, and other general office equipment.