VSP Global Accountant, VSP Vision Care in Rancho Cordova, California

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

With general supervision, perform basic to moderately complex professional accounting work in the recording and reporting of financial transactions. Prepares financial statements, insurance department and other regulatory filings, and performs analyses.

Essential Functions

Ensure the timely and accurate posting, balancing, and reconciliation of the general ledger for each entity

Prepare work papers, financial statements, and various reports for internal accounting and auditing

Research and analyze fluctuations between current financial results compared to prior year, prior month, and budgeted amounts

Work with independent auditors and insurance department auditors to ensure compliance with financial reporting requirements

Prepare insurance department quarterly and annual statements including the conversion from GAAP accounting to statutory accounting

Recommend changes in accounting systems and procedures

Assist business partners with budget activity, proper expenditure coding, document preparation, and other accounting-related activities

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field or equivalent experience

Three years experience in an accounting environment

Three years using accounting and auditing principles and practices, including GAAP and statutory accounting

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficient in spreadsheet applications

Clean credit history as reported by credit report

Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties

Preferred Skills

Fixed asset accounting experience

SAP experience

Able to communicate with all levels of management and staff

Strong decision making skills

Self starter

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.