Accounting Manager

Trumbull, Connecticut

Posted in Insurance

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HealthPlanOne's mission is to help people find the right health insurance at the right price, so they live healthier lives. We are committed to making the shopping process simpler. Our mission has never been more important than it is today.

The Accounting Manager is a highly motivated and strong leader that manages the activities of the accounting department efficiently and timely. This position is responsible for managing the month-end accounting close process, reviewing and approving journal entries and ensuring that reconciliations are prepared, approved and posted to the ERP system (Workday). This position is also responsible for conducting and approving bank transactions and effective working capital management (Billing, Receivables, Payables and Cash Management). The Accounting Manager is the primary liaison with the Company's external auditors and outside tax advisors and will help design, implement, and manage effective internal control systems as well as helping to ensure that the new Workday ERP is configured effectively to help streamline departmental processes.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Direct responsibility for supervising an accounting team as well as the accounts payable function.


Month-End Close:

  • Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation.
  • Create and execute a plan to shorten the month-end close process to 6 business days.
  • Design (as needed) and implement effective reconciliation procedures for all general ledger accounts.
  • Review and approve balance sheet reconciliations on a timely basis.
  • Assist with the preparation of month-end reporting pack for balance sheet and cash flow; including variance analysis.
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes.
  • Interacts at all levels with budget owners and/or other stakeholders to review results for completeness.

Annual Audit and Tax:

  • Act as primary liaison for external auditors while coordinating and ensuring that all audits are managed timely and efficiently.
  • Collaborate with our tax advisors to ensure that all requisite regulatory/tax filings are completed on a timely basis for all state and local agencies where the Company conducts business (i.e. Sales & Use, Property Taxes etc.).

General (day-to-day):

  • Responsible for hierarchy and scalability in chart of accounts and accuracy in the general ledger and financial statements and has ultimate authority over classification and booking of all transactions.
  • Review, approve and process cash disbursement transactions ensuring a proper segregation of duties and appropriate internal controls.
  • Review and record payroll journal entries while creating and maintaining a detailed monthly reconciliation.
  • Ensure that journal entries are appropriately documented and approved as necessary.
  • Assist with enhancements and configuration changes to the new Workday ERP solution.
  • Assist the Controller, CFO and other members of the team with additional duties as requested.
  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relationships.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g. VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, able to manipulate large amounts of data)
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles (U.S. GAAP), practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results
  • Highly motivated and have the ability to function independently and multi-task
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work within a fast growth environment with changing priorities
  • Strong team player that is solution oriented

Preferred Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience working in Workday Financials
  • CPA license

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer, typically in a cubicle environment (constant noise, fluorescent overhead lighting)

Our centers are consistent with CDC guidelines and align with local government orders pertaining to all Company physical locations in relation to COVID-19.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is a fundamental principle at HealthPlanOne, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications. HealthPlanOne does not discriminate because of actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, gender, transgender, race, color, religion, national origin, creed, citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, medical conditions including genetic characteristics, mental or physical disability, military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. HealthPlanOne requires the necessary drug testing and background checks as part of our pre-employment practices. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us to request accommodation at

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