Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Staff Accountant

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R0011839

      To learn more about Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Hiring Policies, please click here.

      Applicants must be eligible to begin work on the date of hire. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. ARKANSAS BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD will NOT sponsor applicants for work visas in this position.

      Arkansas Blue Cross is only seeking applicants for remote positions from the following states:

      Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

      Workforce Scheduling


      Job Summary

      The Accountant prepares, analyzes and reviews financial statements using accounting principles in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and enterprise allocation methods.



      Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required. If degree is in Finance, successful completion of Intermediate Accounting I & II required.


      CPA eligible.


      Minimum three (3) years' accounting experience. OR applicable Masters in related field with minimum one (1) years' experience.


      Oral & Written Communication

      Critical Thinking

      Decision Making


      Detail Oriented

      Proficiency using Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

      Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.


      Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Detail-Oriented, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, Oral Communications, Written Communication


      Analyzes and reviews financial statements for completeness, accuracy, and compliance., Assists in special projects, as directed., Assists with financial reporting audits, working with the internal audits, Arkansas Insurance Department, independent auditors, and/or Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association., Performs advanced accounting functions, including but not limited to preparation of journal entries, coding of invoices, accounting analysis and reconciliation.v, Performs other duties as assigned., Prepares supporting financial data as required., Reconciles, confirms and maintains general ledger accounts., Reviews the work of peers providing coaching and mentoring to less experienced accountants.


      Security Requirements

      This position is identified as level three (3). This position must ensure the security and confidentiality of records and information to prevent substantial harm, embarrassment, inconvenience, or unfairness to any individual on whom information is maintained. The integrity of information must be maintained as outlined in the company Administrative Manual.

      Segregation of Duties

      Segregation of duties will be used to ensure that errors or irregularities are prevented or detected on a timely basis by employees in the normal course of business. This position must adhere to the segregation of duties guidelines in the Administrative Manual.

      Employment Type


      ADA Requirements

      1.1 General Office Worker, Sedentary, Campus Travel - Someone who normally works in an office setting or remotely and routinely travels for work within walking distance of location of primary work assignment.

  • About the company

      Founded in 1948, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest health insurer in Arkansas. Arkansas Blue Cross and its family of affiliated companies have more than 3,200 employees.