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        • Middleton, Wisconsin
        • Temporary
        • $1.00 per hour
        • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
        Our client, who is a global leader in the insurance industry, is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Accounting Specialist. The Accounting Specialist is responsible for reviewing, reconciling, and posting employer benefit plan payments, which include plan administration fees, employer plan funding and participant plan repayments. Additionally, this position is responsible for auditing benefit plan accounts, preparing plan refunds and responding to internal customer service inquires and requests.Responsibilities:- Maintain the company's general ledger accounts, including the preparation of daily and monthly journal entries.- Complete daily review of bank transactions and submitting payments received into internal systems for processing.- Upload Positive Pay check issuance files to the bank and respond to discrepancies daily.- Interact with clients and brokers to resolve ACH returns and past due invoices.- Maintain vendor records in accordance with company standards, including processing ACH forms, address updates, and contact updates.- Review and resolve returned checks and process check traces through bank websites.- Process overpayment letters to participants.- Work with Accounts Payable Specialist to administer unclaimed property in all states, ensuring full compliance with state-specific regulations.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Demonstrated knowledge of basic accounting and internal control principles- Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills, utilizing proper grammar, syntax and excellent business acumen- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel- Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word and OutlookEducation:AssociateExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Associates degree in Accounting, Business or related field; may be substituted with two years relevant experience.- Bachelor's degree preferred- 2 to 5 years working experience with Accounting in a professional office environment- Previous experience working with COBRA and tax advantaged benefit plans preferred- Ability and willingness to travel occasionally to an outside client, meeting or conference, requiring some overnight stays - Possession of valid drivers license and reliable transportation Apply today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
        Our client, who is a global leader in the insurance industry, is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Accounting Specialist. The Accounting Specialist is responsible for reviewing, reconciling, and posting employer benefit plan payments, which include plan administration fees, employer plan funding and participant plan repayments. Additionally, this position is responsible for auditing benefit plan accounts, preparing plan refunds and responding to internal customer service inquires and requests.Responsibilities:- Maintain the company's general ledger accounts, including the preparation of daily and monthly journal entries.- Complete daily review of bank transactions and submitting payments received into internal systems for processing.- Upload Positive Pay check issuance files to the bank and respond to discrepancies daily.- Interact with clients and brokers to resolve ACH returns and past due invoices.- Maintain vendor records in accordance with company standards, including processing ACH forms, address updates, and contact updates.- Review and resolve returned checks and process check traces through bank websites.- Process overpayment letters to participants.- Work with Accounts Payable Specialist to administer unclaimed property in all states, ensuring full compliance with state-specific regulations.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Demonstrated knowledge of basic accounting and internal control principles- Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills, utilizing proper grammar, syntax and excellent business acumen- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel- Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word and OutlookEducation:AssociateExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Associates degree in Accounting, Business or related field; may be substituted with two years relevant experience.- Bachelor's degree preferred- 2 to 5 years working experience with Accounting in a professional office environment- Previous experience working with COBRA and tax advantaged benefit plans preferred- Ability and willingness to travel occasionally to an outside client, meeting or conference, requiring some overnight stays - Possession of valid drivers license and reliable transportation Apply today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
        • Madison, Wisconsin
        • Permanent
        • $60,000 - $72,000 per year
        • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
        If you enjoy challenging work and have a passion to grow and learn, then consider making a move to an organization that offers life/work balance, career growth, tuition reimbursement, certification support and more!- Come join and add value to our client's team.Responsibilities:- Responsible for more complex transactional accounting activities related to general ledger accounts. - Act as a key resource in the day-to-day maintenance of complete and accurate general ledger accounts, month end close activities and preparing financial reports for the client. - Responsible for demonstrating leadership within their individual and/or team roles- Maintaining appropriate internal controls and SOX compliance.- Specific responsibilities may vary depending upon assignment.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Ability to work effectively in complex fast-moving organization, satisfying needs of diverse constituents, under the pressure of competing and sometimes conflicting priorities.- Knowledge and understanding of financial calculations and accounting reconciliation methods.- Effective verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation and active listening skills.- Proven ability to present results in a clear and concise manner to all levels within the organization.- Ability to work independently and/or within a team setting.- Strong personal and professional ethical values with impeccable integrity. Exhibits confidence and credibility and team-above-self outlook.- Sharp, rigorous thinker who can operate as an intellectual leader among bright, high-energy peers.- Strong results orientation, which includes achieving improvement commitments, performance metrics and targeted and required delivery dates.- Willing to immerse self in the business and develop an understanding of the requirements of the users of the financial information.Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelor???s degree in a related field -OR- 4+ years professional work experience- 3+ years experience with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or equivalent combination of technical and functional experience- Expertise in Excel, Word and Access; SAP knowledge a strong plus. Apply Today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
        If you enjoy challenging work and have a passion to grow and learn, then consider making a move to an organization that offers life/work balance, career growth, tuition reimbursement, certification support and more!- Come join and add value to our client's team.Responsibilities:- Responsible for more complex transactional accounting activities related to general ledger accounts. - Act as a key resource in the day-to-day maintenance of complete and accurate general ledger accounts, month end close activities and preparing financial reports for the client. - Responsible for demonstrating leadership within their individual and/or team roles- Maintaining appropriate internal controls and SOX compliance.- Specific responsibilities may vary depending upon assignment.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Ability to work effectively in complex fast-moving organization, satisfying needs of diverse constituents, under the pressure of competing and sometimes conflicting priorities.- Knowledge and understanding of financial calculations and accounting reconciliation methods.- Effective verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation and active listening skills.- Proven ability to present results in a clear and concise manner to all levels within the organization.- Ability to work independently and/or within a team setting.- Strong personal and professional ethical values with impeccable integrity. Exhibits confidence and credibility and team-above-self outlook.- Sharp, rigorous thinker who can operate as an intellectual leader among bright, high-energy peers.- Strong results orientation, which includes achieving improvement commitments, performance metrics and targeted and required delivery dates.- Willing to immerse self in the business and develop an understanding of the requirements of the users of the financial information.Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelor???s degree in a related field -OR- 4+ years professional work experience- 3+ years experience with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or equivalent combination of technical and functional experience- Expertise in Excel, Word and Access; SAP knowledge a strong plus. Apply Today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
        • Middleton, Wisconsin
        • Permanent
        • $1 per year
        • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
        The Senior Accountant utilizes investigative, organizational, and analytical skills to report and present key data to the business using strong communication skills to share information across departments. This role provides information for financial decisions by developing financial statements and other reports based on an understanding of data throughout various systems. As a member of the Accounting team, this position ensures the integrity of financial information by maintaining complex system reconciliations which pull data from a variety of sources and work collaboratively with members of the team to meet all month-end close deadlines.This position will start remotely and is planning to return on-site this summer!Responsibilities:- Develop and maintain financial reporting in Sage Intelligence, including financial statements, product costing, and metrics.- Provide oversight and input for actuals to budget reporting through monthly GL review, being the point of control for check allocation as well as reviewing payments for accuracy.- Complete analyses on system data by gathering, verifying, and calculating information to provide the business with the necessary information for decision making.- Prepare complex daily and monthly system account reconciliations with fastidious attention to detail, including issue research and resolution.- Prepare month-end bank reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations, including research and resolution of reconciling items.- Testing of revenue recognition assumptions and auditing for accurate application.- Assist in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements to ensure US GAAP compliance.- Track and reconcile investment activity, reporting on trends and anomalies in a proactive manner.- Strive for an efficient and cost-effective year-end audit process by maintaining accurate and complete records throughout the year and assist in audit preparation activities, including documentation compilation, schedule preparation, and interacting with auditors.- Assist in developing, improving, and implementing accounting procedures by analyzing current processes and recommending changes.- Maintain current working knowledge on company products, processes, and industry best practices, tools, and methodologies.- Safeguard confidentiality, privacy, and security of organization and customer (PHI) information.- Maintain documented procedures related to Senior Accountant processes, as well as customer-facing forms and letters used in the position processes- Complete CRM and Help Desk assigned departmental tasks within defined service level agreement standards and in a customer-centric manner- Participate in accounting process/control continuous improvement projects and initiatives- Provide assistance and back up support to team members- Perform other duties as requested.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Accurate, organized, and detail-oriented- Logical, systematic, and sequential approach to problem-solving and analysis- Effective verbal and written communication skills, utilizing proper grammar, syntax, and excellent business acumenEducation:BachelorsExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:- Bachelor degree in Accounting- Demonstrated understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)- Minimum of five years professional Accounting experience- Proven success managing multiple priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment- Intermediate proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite- Demonstrated experience working with financial accounting software packagesPreferred Qualifications:- Experience with financial statement analysis and proficiency with financial modeling- Experience with Sage 100 ERP- CPA or CMA credentials, or working towards- Previous experience working with COBRA and tax-advantaged benefit plans Apply Now!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
        The Senior Accountant utilizes investigative, organizational, and analytical skills to report and present key data to the business using strong communication skills to share information across departments. This role provides information for financial decisions by developing financial statements and other reports based on an understanding of data throughout various systems. As a member of the Accounting team, this position ensures the integrity of financial information by maintaining complex system reconciliations which pull data from a variety of sources and work collaboratively with members of the team to meet all month-end close deadlines.This position will start remotely and is planning to return on-site this summer!Responsibilities:- Develop and maintain financial reporting in Sage Intelligence, including financial statements, product costing, and metrics.- Provide oversight and input for actuals to budget reporting through monthly GL review, being the point of control for check allocation as well as reviewing payments for accuracy.- Complete analyses on system data by gathering, verifying, and calculating information to provide the business with the necessary information for decision making.- Prepare complex daily and monthly system account reconciliations with fastidious attention to detail, including issue research and resolution.- Prepare month-end bank reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations, including research and resolution of reconciling items.- Testing of revenue recognition assumptions and auditing for accurate application.- Assist in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements to ensure US GAAP compliance.- Track and reconcile investment activity, reporting on trends and anomalies in a proactive manner.- Strive for an efficient and cost-effective year-end audit process by maintaining accurate and complete records throughout the year and assist in audit preparation activities, including documentation compilation, schedule preparation, and interacting with auditors.- Assist in developing, improving, and implementing accounting procedures by analyzing current processes and recommending changes.- Maintain current working knowledge on company products, processes, and industry best practices, tools, and methodologies.- Safeguard confidentiality, privacy, and security of organization and customer (PHI) information.- Maintain documented procedures related to Senior Accountant processes, as well as customer-facing forms and letters used in the position processes- Complete CRM and Help Desk assigned departmental tasks within defined service level agreement standards and in a customer-centric manner- Participate in accounting process/control continuous improvement projects and initiatives- Provide assistance and back up support to team members- Perform other duties as requested.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Accurate, organized, and detail-oriented- Logical, systematic, and sequential approach to problem-solving and analysis- Effective verbal and written communication skills, utilizing proper grammar, syntax, and excellent business acumenEducation:BachelorsExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:- Bachelor degree in Accounting- Demonstrated understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)- Minimum of five years professional Accounting experience- Proven success managing multiple priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment- Intermediate proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite- Demonstrated experience working with financial accounting software packagesPreferred Qualifications:- Experience with financial statement analysis and proficiency with financial modeling- Experience with Sage 100 ERP- CPA or CMA credentials, or working towards- Previous experience working with COBRA and tax-advantaged benefit plans Apply Now!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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