Accountant

Delta Dental of California
Published
October 9, 2019
Location
Oakland, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

At Delta Dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! We are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our future. We have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thing. Our leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potential. We expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problems. Joining Delta Dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other’s strengths and sharing in successes. 

The incumbent in this position is responsible for performing mid-level accounting activities relating to accounts payable, broker commissions, general ledger reporting and/or financial report production.

How you will make an impact:

    • Reviews and codes all accounts payable invoices and enters them into the accounting system.
    • Responds to questions/disputes from vendors and staff from other departments.
    • Maintains broker and commission records for calculation of the monthly brokers’ commissions.
    • Prepares detailed work papers supporting transactions.
    • Prepares moderately complex journal entries for input to accounting software.
    • Reviews account balances for reasonableness and accuracy.
    • Prepares basic financial reports.
    • Prepares reconciliations and performs analysis.
    • Reviews tax levy orders and prepares payment requests.
    • Unclaimed property end-to-end process (including due diligence letters and escheatment).
    • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.

What we look for:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent education, training or experience is required.
    • A minimum of 3 years related experience.
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and general accounting structure.
    • Organizational/time management and prioritization skills.
    • Communications skills to answer internal and external inquiries.
    • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

Benefits and perks:

    • 12 days starting vacation plus 11 holidays and your birthday off!
    • Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low cost premiums
    • 100% paid dental insurance
    • 100% paid vision insurance
    • Onsite gym and/or gym discount and fitness incentive
    • Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills
    • Career growth: we love promoting from within
    • Strong commitment to work/life balance  
    • Technology allowance
    • Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities

At Delta Dental we:

Promote accountability, integrity and collaboration:
Our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethical. It is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitments.

Foster professional development:
Our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunities.

Value customers and cultivate positive experiences:
Our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes.  

If you think this sounds like you, let’s chat. We would love to tell you more!

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ABOUT Delta Dental

Delta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider. As an employee you’ll take part in our mission to become the trusted health partner by collaborating with our communities and employees to reimagine and deliver new possibilities in an ever-changing environment. Our Enterprise Strategy focuses on pillars of Growth and Diversification, supported by the platforms of Culture and People, Process and Technology. Our employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of Trust, Service, Excellence and Innovation.
 
We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation’s largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country.
 
Delta Dental provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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