Gallagher Full Charge Bookkeeper in Mesa, Arizona

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. , one of the world's largest insurance brokers, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to clients around the world.

We are a Fortune 500 that provides bookkeeping services to our clients.

Position Summary:

The Full Charge Bookkeeper performs a broad range of accounting functions with lead responsibility for accounting records in a branch office or organization department. This position involves processing accounting for multiple companies. Strong QuickBooks skills will be necessary for this full charge bookkeeper position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assigns transaction codes to documents.

  • Classifies, examines, and analyzes accounting records and prepares related financial reports and statements.

  • Performs special projects as assigned

  • Completes more routine and established projects and analyses for a specific accounting or finance area.

  • Works under supervision of management or more senior staff.

  • Ensures documents being processed are included in the appropriate accounting period.

  • Posts, balances, and closes subsidiary ledgers.

  • May follow up on delinquent accounts receivable customers.

  • Analyzes and verifies internal consistency, completeness, and arithmetic accuracy of account documents and makes adjustments.

Additional Considerations:

  • Process accounting for multiple companies

  • Financial statement preparation

  • Reconcile bank and brokerage accounts

  • Prepare and make monthly and quarterly journal entries

  • Review Source Documentation for Reasonableness

  • Month-end close

  • Assist in external audits

  • Assist in submitting information to tax preparer

  • Assist in 1099 preparation

  • Special projects as assigned

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental & vision plans, 401(k) match, employee stock purchase plan and more.

Required:

  • High school diploma 2 or more years related experience OR Bachelor's degree

  • Strong understanding of accounting principles.

Desired:

  • Accounting Degree preferred

  • Quickbooks Experience preferred

  • Advanced Excel Skills preferred

  • Experience in Great Plains and/or Intacct preferred

Work Traits:

  • Ability to Multi-Task

  • Excellent communication skills

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Finance

Organization: GGB IO - Artex Risk Solutions

Title: Full Charge Bookkeeper

Location: Arizona-Mesa

Requisition ID: 43657