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Senior Accountant

Company: Trustmark Companies
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Trustmark is hiring a Senior Accountant to join the team.

Understand Voluntary Benefits (VB) operations and business model in order to provide direct assistance to operations staff for all accounting related activities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ICFR documentation and testing, account reconciliations, Journal Entries, Workday assistance, and Stop/Voids. Additional responsibilities include providing accounting support to staff from different operational teams, such as agency, billing, claims and premium services. The Senior Accountant will be the go-to person between VB and Treasury responsible for solving any accounting issues and providing SME assistance on projects where accounting is a key component.



Accounting - Provide accounting leadership to operations team to ensure accounting rules are followed and that the reported financials are accurate.

  • Become a SME on Workday and assist operations team members in doing JVs and other Workday related items to ensure accuracy
  • Account reconciliations:

    • Assist staff to clear out-of-balance accounts, including write-offs
    • Work with staff members to ensure they understand the reconciliation process
    • Assist with account certifications

    • Stop/Void/Reissue:

      • Provide guidance and support the process for Agency, Customer Promise Customer Resolution and Claims teams during this process
      • Ensure Workday GL entries are correct

      • Assist Agency team with advance commission and chargeback accounting assistance
      • Work with VB ops and Treasury for banking related activities, such as, Wire Transfers, ACH, NSFs and Long/Short account
      • Assist Billing team with Forgiven Premium accounting
      • Understand administrative systems, including data flows and financial processes, and recommend improvements


        Identify efficiencies/automations that could reduce costs within the accounting function. Work with BPE to ensure efficient processes are followed and provide insight into automation opportunities that will give VB savings while increasing accuracy.


        ICFR Controls:

        • Review control items tied to accounting and check test results quarterly to ensure the processes are being followed
        • Work with VB Finance to determine if any new controls need to be implemented or existing controls need to be modified or removed


          Mentor/train/assist VB operations accounting staff


          Other duties as needed/assigned.


          • Business Degree (BA/BS)
          • 5+ years in operational accounting role
          • Strong Excel skills

            Nice to have

            • Accounting Degree (CPA Not Required)
            • Experience in Workday Financials
            • Account Reconciliation experience

Keywords: Trustmark Companies, Lake Forest , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Lake Forest, California

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