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Fin Accounting Specialist III

The Company:  CAIC
The Location: 

Remote, US Columbia, SC, US, 29210

The Division:  Financial Services
Job Id:  2112

Job Summary


Performs various financial services transactions including confirming information submitted for processing; coordinating database uploads and cycle processing; and maintaining, monitoring, and auditing the activity of assigned department accounts using established and documented guidelines or procedures. Identifies discrepancies, transaction and/or system errors and resolves or requests corrective action.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities


• Under direct supervision, maintains, monitors, and audits the activity of assigned department accounts using established and documented guidelines or procedures; audits and confirms information (content and calculations) submitted for processing; prepares, schedules, and coordinates database uploads and cycle processing and assists with the process of auditing and confirming the transfer of information between database systems

• Uses general knowledge of all department tasks, process flow, and interaction or relationships between accounts to identify and resolve discrepancies, transaction and/or system errors, questionable transactions, potential fraud activity, etc., or requests corrective action from the appropriate team member or department; extracts, compiles, and formats a variety of statistical information to create financial reports for management

• Works with department management and other departments to process non-routine or new transaction requests; prepares all required paperwork and gathers all supporting documentation; obtains appropriate approval to prepare, calculate, and process all special requests

• Maintains effective and accurate electronic or manual filing systems that provide a quick-reference database for transactions and other department activities; performs database or manual file research to respond to customer inquiries and resolve issues; prepares documents for imaging; assists with maintaining an up-to-date procedure manual that provides accurate step-by-step procedures to accomplish all assigned tasks

• Performs other duties as required


Specialist - Education & Experience


Qualification Level Education Degree Specification

Minimum Required High School Diploma or Equivalent


Qualification Level Experience

Minimum Required three years of job related work experience

Minimum Required Experience reconciling medium to large accounts Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Job Knowledge & Skills


• Knowledge of accounting processes and procedures preferred

• General ledger account reconciliation skills required

• Thorough understanding of basic bookkeeping or accounting concepts and terminology

• Ability to perform some intermediate level math calculations

• Experience using computerized accounts payable systems (SAP) as well as general ledger systems preferred

• Intermediate knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel and Word

• Basic knowledge and skills in Microsoft Access


Organizational Competencies


· Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her true intentions; does what he she said they would do; follows through on commitments

· Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener

· Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities

· Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages customer expectations

· Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial

· Supporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the company's goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals

· Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds


Working Conditions


The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Normal office environment (virtual or in-person)




No Travel Required


Career Progression Acknowledgement


Career Progression Acknowledgement: Normal Career Progression - This is a normal career progression (NCP) position and incumbent may progress to the next level in the job family without further competition when there is an existing business need, qualifications identified in the job profile are met, advancement recommended by management, with human resources approval, and in accordance with company guidelines.

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