Senior Accountant (Remote)

Columbia, MD
Jan 25, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Full Time
About Bennie:Bennie is an employee benefits platform that helps companies create a healthier workplace. We provide technology and services that are beyond what growing companies typically receive, yet exactly what they need. Our goal is to provide high quality company benefits through an engaging platform, while empowering employees to leverage their benefit options easily and effectively.At Bennie, we're creating an environment where our people can learn, thrive and move our mission forward. Our team is fully remote across the United States, and we also have offices in Stamford, CT and downtown Manhattan. Our Bennie team owns our company and our culture. We prize diversity of thought and expertise within our team-and we're always looking for amazing people to help us do and be more.About the role:As the Senior Accountant, your primary responsibility will be to coordinate and manage the receipt of brokerage commissions so that revenue is properly recorded. Additionally, the Senior Accountant will assist with vendor invoice posting to, prepare and maintain supporting schedules for assigned balance sheet accounts, and determine adjusting journal entries affecting these accounts for month-end close. A successful candidate has strong organizational skills, is detail-oriented, and is able to communicate in a clear manner.You will: Assist with year-end audits and other special accounting projects as the company grows.Review incoming cash receipts (checks and electronic payments) and prepare for posting.Identify the most efficient way to retrieve insurance carrier commission statements to ensure revenue posting in the correct month.Research unidentified cash receipts and utilize creative thinking to determine the best course of action for proper handling and accounting for these items.Assist with ASC 606 revenue recognition procedures for new and existing insurance carrier contracts.Follow up on exceptions and discrepancies between expected vs. actual commissions receipts. Collaborate with other internal teams and/or insurance carriers to resolve these issues.Reconcile weekly and monthly the unposted commission receipt activity to the general ledger.Enter vendor invoices into for approvals and payment processing.Assist with balance sheet account reconciliations and monthly adjusting entries for prepaid expenses, fixed assets, and accrued expenses.RequirementsExperience in an insurance carrier or brokerage environment a plusExperience with external audit required 2-3+ years of progressive public or industry accounting experienceRequired Bachelor's degree in the areas of Accounting or FinanceProfessional experience with Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, noPowerPoint) and experience with comparable Google Suite applicationsQuickbooks a plusExperience with Zywave Brokerage Builder a plusStartup experience a plusDemonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workBenefitsWe believe in comprehensive benefits and perks that provide total wellness solutions. We offer excellent healthcare choices, and lots of other great perks!Highly competitive compensation package including salary and equity Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insuranceRemote-First, work from anywhere401(k) planParental Leave & flexible vacation policyAt Bennie, we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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