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Accounting Specialist in Lansing, MI at AF Group

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

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Job Description

This job serves as a key resource and is the most senior of this job family. Responsibilities include creating and maintaining accurate, compliant financial records through journal entries, account reconciliations and financial reports for the Enterprise. Contacts include various customers and vendors of the Enterprise, both internal and external, including policyholders, claimants, banking institutions and agents.


  • Reviews general ledger entries and electronic banking transactions for accuracy. Works with staff and proposes correcting entries as needed.
  • Prepares standard monthly and quarterly journal entries from transaction processing system reports, including but not limited to Written and Unearned premium, paid losses, reserves, commissions, taxes, and various banking transactions for the Enterprise.
  • Monitors all loss sensitive business for the Enterprise. This includes, but is not limited to; recording monthly premium and loss transactions, invoicing and collection of premium and losses, calculation of retrospective premium adjustments, tracking and ensuring appropriate collateral and aggregates.
  • Reconciles various complex general ledger accounts, proposing and making independent general ledger entries when necessary.
  • Requests disbursement issuance for premium, collateral, and claims refunds, fraudulent check claims, regulatory filings and commission calculations.
  • Compiles and maintains various financial schedules and reports for the Enterprise including regulatory, external and tax compliance.
  • Assist in the preparation of routine tax schedules and returns for all entities.
  • Completes ad hoc requests from various internal and external customers, through system analysis and review; including, but not limited to, error resolution, system support and financial statement support.
  • Supports both external and internal audits of financial, and regulatory financial reports and filings by providing detail schedules and support as requested.
  • Proposes efficiency opportunities or makes recommendations for improvements.
  • Prepares, maintains and verifies data accuracy in ancillary systems.
  • Responds to internal and external customer requests via telephone or written correspondence. Correspondence is drafted as required to address complaints or information requests.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information processed.

This description identifies the responsibilities typically associated with the performance of the job. The percentage of time in any responsibility may vary between positions. Other relevant essential functions may be required.


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