Staff Accountant - Military veterans preferred

Friedman LLP (


  full-time   employee

New York
United States

Our client, Professional Group Plans Inc., is hiring a Staff Accountant in their Hauppauge, New York office. This person will be responsible for general accounting and bookkeeping activities including accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank reconciliations, journal entries, general ledger reconciliation, account analysis and month-end close.

Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:

Responsible for accounts receivable including billing calculations, invoicing, statements, past due notices, posting of cash receipts and aging reports
Handle billing inquires and work with other departments to resolve discrepancies
Perform monthly bank reconciliations
Assist with monthly close activities that include account reconciliation, recording journal entries, balance sheet schedules and P&L account analysis
Validate data from multiple systems to ensure accuracy of data posted to accounting system
Cross-train to serve as back-up person for accounts payable and other accounting functions
Assist with payroll and support HR functions as needed
Perform special projects, reporting analysis and other related duties as assigned
Document and improve processes and controls in his or her areas of responsibility.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
2 + years of experience in accounts receivable and general accounting functions
Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Excel, Word and Outlook
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close processes
Possess effective communication and organizational skills
Able to work independently without significant, direct supervision.
Ability to multi-task and be a team player in the accounting department
Experience with accounting systems, Dynamics GP experience a plus

About PGP:

Professional Group Plans, Inc. is a full-service general agency that provides a vast array of employee benefit programs and services to the insurance brokerage community and their clients since 1993. We specialize in employee benefits, primarily selling group health, dental, life, and disability insurance through our network of insurance professionals. We are most health insurance carriers' top producing general agent in the region and are considered an innovator in the industry. With over 90,000 employer groups across the country, we pride ourselves on servicing each and every client with the same prompt and courteous service.

The healthcare industry is moving at its fastest pace and we are committed to staying on the cutting edge of healthcare industry information. We strive to stay firmly entrenched in the day to day, servicing our brokers and their clients with a passion, positioning ourselves not as a vendor to our brokers, but a partner in their business.

Our headquarters are in Hauppauge, N.Y., with other sales offices in Manhattan, and Clark, N.J. We currently employ over 100 employees in order to service your business effectively. Our teams have developed many proprietary products and solidified a multitude of exclusive contracts to provide to you a rich portfolio of resources for your clients.

Our other affiliated company is PGP Energy, the marketing arm for an energy service company.

Our motto is simple: treat people the way you would like to be treated and never lose sight of the importance of relationships.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Friedman LLP is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Friedman LLP will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with qualified disabilities according to Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. If an applicant requires a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Lea Chown at All requests will be held in strict confidence.