The Sr. Staff Accountant works closely with the Accounting Manager and CFO.

Essential duties include but are not limited to:

• Ft. Walton Beach (FWB) Branch Accounting:
• Daily Cash Operations including online banking, ACH/Wire processing, record deposits, checks creation & upload
• Manage and reconcile carrier and vendor payables to ensure timely and accurate payment thereon, research and resolve payment issues, assist FWB employees to resolve accounting, billing, and payment issues
• Monthly Balance FWB EPIC system (AR, AP, Banks, Commissions, etc.) and process monthly closing
• Monthly, on 1st day of month, reconcile bank accounts for FWB Branch
• Prepare and distribute monthly reports and Producer Commission statements for FWB Branch
• Assist FWB Account Executives, Producers, Partners, Carriers and Vendors with issues research and resolution
• Assist Accounting Manager and CFO with monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing process and reporting
• Assist with various reporting and filings including Annual Reports, Surplus Lines, WC, and 1099’s
• Assist with various Audit preparations, reporting, and follow-up throughout the year
• Perform other duties as required

Required Skills and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, 3-5 years’ experience
• Knowledgeable in Microsoft Suite products
• Advanced Excel skills
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Effective analysis, problem solving and communication skills
• Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
• Ability to operate as an individual contributor in a team framework
• Ability to work a regular, full-time work schedule at MEW facility(s) and travel on business when required

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