The Accounting and Finance Division supports the company's financial performance by developing innovative ways to save time and money, as well as providing timely and accurate financial reports for strategic business decisions.
This position is responsible for the efficient and accurate performance of complex and professional accounting work. This includes, but is not limited to, financial statement preparation for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama GAAP subsidiaries, research and application of proposed/new regulatory and GAAP guidance, ad hoc financial analysis and reporting, and general ledger maintenance and analytics.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
Extensive knowledge of accounting procedures and theory
Experience in a position analyzing information to solve problems
Experience in a position meeting strict goals and deadlines
Experience in a position interpreting and communicating information orally and written
Experience in a position requiring the ability to organize and prioritize tasks
Experience using Microsoft Word preferred
Experience using Microsoft Excel preferred
Certified Public Accountant or Certified Public Accountant candidate preferred
Minimum of two years of accounting or auditing experience preferred
Experience preparing accounting journal entries and account reconciliations preferred
Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) preferred
Public accounting experience preferred and/or industry experience preferred
Please note: Can be filled at a higher level based on experience
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About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is the largest provider of healthcare benefits in Alabama, providing coverage to more than 2.9 million people in Alabama and other areas of the country. We employ over 3,500 people at our corporate headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, as well as service centers and satellite offices throughout Alabama. In business since 1936, Blue Cross is a solid, stable company that is positioned for growth in the 21st century.
Our customers are individuals representing nearly 20,000 companies, including many of the states and country's largest corporations, as well as small businesses with as few as two employees. Today's dynamic healthcare market requires that we identify and utilize the best available talent to provide outstanding value and service for our customers.
At Blue Cross, our strategy is simple: serve customers through value-driven quality products and services. We are in the people business, and our corporate values reflect this. That's why we're called "The Caring Company."? We've been cited for excellence in performance, financial strength, innovation and human resources. Yet, we do not rest on past achievements or laurels. Each day bri...ngs an opportunity to create something better. This same standard of excellence and concern for others extends to our associates.