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Senior Accountant

Date:  Oct 20, 2021
Req ID:  46307
Remote Position:  Yes
Country:  US
Line of Business:  VSP Vision Care
Division:  Finance

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting

General Summary

With minimal supervision, performs complex professional accounting work in the recording and reporting of financial transactions.  Prepares financial statements, insurance department and other regulatory filings, and performs analyses.   

Essential Functions

Ensures the timely and accurate posting, balancing, and reconciliation of the general ledger for each entity. 


Prepares work papers, financial statements, and various reports for internal accounting and auditing.


Researchs and analyzes fluctuations between current financial results compared to prior year, prior month, and budgeted amounts.


Works with independent auditors and insurance department auditors to ensure compliance with financial reporting requirements.


Prepares insurance department quarterly and annual statements including the conversion from GAAP accounting to statutory accounting.


Recommends changes in accounting systems and procedures.


Assist business partners with budget activity, proper expenditure coding, document preparation, and other accounting-related activities.


Reviews the work completed by the bookkeepers, bank reconcilers and accounts payable clerks to ensure accurate financial transactions.


Assists in the training of technical and clerical personnel.

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities: 


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance from an accredited college.


Five years of accounting related experience, including working in a lead and/or training capacity


Five years of experience using accounting and auditing principles and practices, including GAAP and statutory accounting


Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Proficient in spreadsheet applications 


Clean credit history as reported by credit report


Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Ophthalmic, Accounting, Banking, Clerical, Finance, Healthcare, Administrative

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