Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest customer-owned health insurer in the US, operating in five states.
This position is responsible for preparing financial reports and statements by performing accounting and analysis at an advanced level, preparing journal entries and account reconciliations. Researching and troubleshooting challenging questions and unusual cases that may involve several systems: responding to complex or escalated questions or issues or volatile situations. Daily balancing of financial systems/processes and issue resolution of any variances. Preparing reports requiring analysis or evaluation as well as customization for the audience. Also, act as liaison and supports audits by gathering and explaining requested examples, procedures, and supporting documentation or information. Ensures areas of responsibility is operating with appropriate financial controls. In addition, responsible for performing the department systems projects testing activities and implementations.
- College degree in business with accounting coursework and 1 year of accounting experience OR 5 years’ accounting experience.
- MS Office including Word and Excel.
- Keen analytical skills.
- Very detail oriented.
- Clear, concise communication with good grammar, appropriate word choice.
PREFERRED JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
- Understanding of GAAP Audit Controls
- Intermediate level experience in Excel.
- Experience with HCSC financial reporting systems.
- Understanding of statutory accounting.
NOTE: this role is located in CHICAGO IL – relocation will not be offered, sponsorship will not be extended.
HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Expertise Accounting / Finance Job Type Full-Time Regular Location IL – Chicago