Accountant I

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

South Carolina, South Carolina

Date Posted May 24, 2023
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified



Responsible for entry level accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and/or the resultant managerial reports and/or financial statements.


•50% Reconciles assigned accounts. Initiates and/or processes general ledger, commissions, and/or journal entries into various accounts. Prepare spreadsheets and/or ensures that entries are entered into the accounting system. Assist coworkers in preparation and/or/or review of daily activity, monthly, quarterly and/or annual filings as required by regulatory agencies and/or internal requirements, as well as entries made to various systems.

•30% Prepares reports for financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, trending, and/or results analysis to ensure transactions in the ledger tie to statistical files and/or various financial reports. Performs analysis of financial data to identify problem areas and/or report to management.

•10% Maintains accurate general ledger (G/L) accounts. This includes performing monthly, weekly and/or daily reconciliations.

•10% May assist with special projects as assigned by the manager to include coordination between areas, allocation of resources, formulating solutions to problems, providing timely feedback to the manager and/or developing and/or implementing job procedures/controls in accordance with policies.


Required Education: Bachelor's degree Accounting or related degree with 24 semester hours in accounting. (Anyone hired prior to August 1, 2008 in an Accounting position only requires 21 semester hours of accounting.)


Required Skills and Abilities:  Knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts, practices and procedures. Good communication, organizational, customer service, and analytical skills. Ability to work independently. Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information with discretion.

Required Software and Other Tools:  Microsoft Office.  Ability to use data retrieval applications.    

Preferred Work Experience:  2 years-of accounting work experience.

Preferred Software and Other Tools:  Able to write queries using database software.

Work Environment:  Typical office environment.

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