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Accounts Payable Specialist in Winston-Salem, NC at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Company-wide accounts payable activities, including following company procedures for verifying and entering invoices into the system, serving as a liaison with suppliers, completing cycle-end tasks, reporting, and acting as a resource for accounts payable inquires.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Process all assigned invoices, with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy, and adhering to all AP and company policies and deadlines
  • Specialize in various assignments requiring different procedures, such as tax uploads, centralized billing, travel and entertainment reimbursements, and utilities
  • Run and interpret pre-designed reports and use the information to respond to inquiries, provide cycle-end information, and reconcile vendor accounts
  • Provide prompt responses, shared in a professional, pleasant, and firm manner, to internal and external customer inquiries
  • Recognize the need to for analysis or resolutions and contribute ideas on solutions to existing problems
  • Be adaptable and willing to adjust to changes in departmental procedures and guidelines
  • Act as a team player and be willing to jump in an assist other Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Make decisions and act on them based on procedure, company policy, and company need 


Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 2+ years of experience in an accounting or finance setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must possess professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Needs proven competence in accounting and account reconciliations
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
  • Professional demeanor and positive attitude
  • Acceptance and encouragement of change
  • High degree of initiative, mature judgment, and discretion
  • Works independently with little supervision
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment


Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 4+ years of experience in Accounts Payable or Accounting
  • Experience in procedure documentation
  • Experience working with acquisitions or a growth focused business

Job Requirements


About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.



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