Accounting Specialist I, Aflac Group Insurance
AFLAC - Columbia, SC

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Accounting Specialist I, Aflac Group Insurance (

Job Number: 00047945 )

Description
Spread Your Wings

We are the duck. We inspire and are inspired, listen and respond, empower our people, give back to our community, and most importantly, celebrate every success along the way. We do it all ... The Aflac Way .

Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best known brands. Aflac has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the fifteenth consecutive year in January 2013 and as one of America's Most Admired Companies for the twelfth year in March 2013.

Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself—are you the duck? If so, there’s a home—and a flourishing career—for you at Aflac.

The Company

Aflac Group

The Location

Columbia, SC

The Division

Aflac Group/ Client Services

The Opportunity

Group Accounting Specialist I

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Under direct supervision, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, processes group invoices or collects and/or reconciles group account premiums

Retrieves group account invoices from billing email in-box; verifies through system database that invoices are accurate; updates system database as needed

Transfers all completed invoices to archive folders; delivers accurate invoices to group accounts via email or traditional mail

Conducts limited research for inaccurate invoices including verifying pay-to-date accuracy and/or that account is not in suspense; makes corrections as needed

Contacts Account Manager regarding undeliverable invoices; forwards unresolved invoices to higher level Specialist for further research

Maintains integrity of invoicing Excel macros and notifies the Information Technology Department of issues that my hinder production or of any large issues that would stop or slow invoice production

Processes premiums received for qualified group or individual remittances, ensures account information is correct in system database, and determines disposition of funds; suspends

Balances batches and ensures that premiums are correctly posted; assists with the coordination of activities necessary to maintain balanced accounts; ensures prompt and accurate account calculations and adjustments

Communicates with agents and/or accounts and prepares form letters as required

Performs other duties as required

Qualifications
Education & Experience

High School graduate or equivalent and one year of work-related experience

Experience and proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite software

Job Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services; this includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures an systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology

Skill in giving full attention to what other people are saying; taking time to understand the points being made; asking questions as appropriate

Skill in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision-making

Skill in using mathematics to solve problems

Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures when learning new policies, procedures, concepts or products

Skill in managing one’s own time and the time of others and actively looking for ways to help people

Core Organizational Competencies

Action Oriented, Adaptability, Customer Focus, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust, Listening

The Benefits

Aflac is known for treating our employees exceptionally well. As one of the leaders in the insurance industry, we’re able to offer one of the most comprehensive health benefits packages available in corporate America, including free coverage from one of our pioneering insurance products, the Aflac Cancer policy. Our employees also enjoy a host of other benefits, including advancement opportunities, opportunities for continued education and professional development, merit increases and performance bonuses, profit-sharing 401(k), stock purchase plans, and many more.

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