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Staff Accountant - AP/Payroll Specialist

Company: Gold Coast Health Plan
Location: Camarillo
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Staff Accountant - AP/Payroll Specialist Full Time Regular Clerical Camarillo, CA, US 7 days ago Requisition ID: 1443 Salary Range: $65,100.00 To 97,650.00 Annually Gold Coast Health Plan will not sponsor applicants for work visasCA salary range posted. Please note: Salary range will vary for out of state remote work.POSITION SUMMARYThe Staff Accountant will be responsible for contributing to a company-wide accounting function and maintaining a complete financial reporting service for a County Operated Health Plan. Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting in the completion of the month-end and year end close; prepare journal entries. The Staff Accountant position involves full-cycle payroll for California exempt and non-exempt employees. Incumbents are responsible to independently perform work in a variety of assignments including support of the budgeting process, audits, financial close, routine accounting functions, accounts payable, procurement, payroll, special projects and programs, regulatory analysis and/or research and reporting. Assignments will consider segregation of duties. Incumbents may be assigned to work on projects in any Finance area where a need exists.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSReasonable Accommodations StatementTo accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Essential Functions Statements--- Assist in all phases of the closing and reporting functions, including preparation of journal entries, analyzing and reconciling general ledger accounts.--- Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.--- Process bi-weekly payroll and ensures that all employees are paid promptly and accurately.--- Assists in resolving payroll and payroll related issues. Responds to written and verbal inquiries from employees, supervisors, HR and payroll service providers.--- Maintains thorough knowledge of current policies and procedures related to Payroll.--- Help to ensure compliance with deadlines and policies.--- Maintains thorough knowledge of payment policies and procedures.--- Recommends improvements, adaptations or revisions in the accounting system and procedures.--- Prepares audit schedules for annual, external audit.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS -Competency Statements--- Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.--- Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.--- Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.--- Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.--- Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.--- Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.--- Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.--- Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems. ---- Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.--- Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.--- Self Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative.SKILLS & ABILITIESEducation: Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school): PreferredField of Study: Accounting, Finance or related fieldExperience: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A minimum of 2 years in payroll processing is preferred.Computer Skills: Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.Certifications & Licenses:Other Requirements: --- Knowledge of and ability to analyze and present statistical data.--- Excellent analytical ability, judgment and problem solving.--- Ability to present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner.--- Communicate effectively and clearly in both verbal and written form.--- Ability to work independently and in a team setting. ---- Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials; prepare and provide effective presentations.--- Communicate effectively in writing, orally, and with others to understand and/or convey information in a manner consistent with job functions.--- Organize own work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments with a minimum of direction.--- Maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information.WORK ENVIRONMENTTypical office environment with minimal to moderate noise levels and controlled office temperatures. Mobility to work in a typical office setting.

Keywords: Gold Coast Health Plan, Camarillo , Staff Accountant - AP/Payroll Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Camarillo, California

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