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Staff Accountant

Company: Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc.
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

SummaryThis position will report to the Accounting Supervisor and will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of work papers and account reconciliations to support the monthly GAAP and STAT financial statements and assisting with state compliance filings.Essential Duties and Responsibilities* Assist with the preparation of monthly work papers and journal entries in order to deliver accurate and timely monthly reports and maintain detail support.* Preparation of assigned account reconciliations, including researching and correcting reconciling items in a timely and accurate manner.* Prepare and file premium tax returns/miscellaneous state filings for multiple states throughout the year.* Assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual statutory financial statements.* Other tasks as assigned by the manager.Education and/or Experience* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.* Up to 2 years accounting work experience.* Ability to work well under pressure and independently, and meet strict deadlines.* Ability to prioritize assignments and multi-task.* Excellent oral and written communication, organization, analytical, and problem solving skills.* Excellent working knowledge of MS Office software programs, including Word, Excel, and Access. Knowledge of premium tax and annual statement preparation software a plus.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.* Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.* Interpersonal Skills-the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.* Oral communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.* Written Communication-the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.* Planning/organizing-the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.* Quality control-the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.* Adaptability-the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.* Dependability-the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.* Safety and security-the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Keywords: Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc., Schaumburg , Staff Accountant, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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