Accountant

Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association   Baton Rouge, LA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on August 25, 2021

LIGA is accepting applications for a Full Time Accountant with a Bachelor’s degree and General Accounting experience. Salary based on experience. Insurance background is a plus. Please send resumes to HR@laiga.org.

• Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data, preparing reports.
• Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
• Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
• Summarizes current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
• Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
• Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
• Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
• Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
• Prepares payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements.
• Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
• Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
• Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.