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Senior Accountant

Illinois

GoHealth Intro: As a leading health insurance marketplace, Go Health’s mission is to improve access to healthcare in America. For customers, enrolling in a health insurance plan is confusing and difficult, and seemingly small differences between plans can lead to significant out-of-pocket costs or lack of access to critical medicines and even providers. We use our technology, agents, and expertise to cut through the confusion and get customers enrolled in a plan with the right coverage and benefits.

Why Apply: GoHealth has established a culture where our employees feel empowered, engaged and inspired. We are looking for builders who will contribute to the long-term health of the company. We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list, most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About the role:  GoHealth is looking for a motivated self-starter to join our accounting team as a Staff Accountant. In this role you will be able to exercise professional judgement, work independently, as well as have a keen problem-solving ability and willingness to undertake any task to help support any and all AP needs for our company.

What you’ll do:

  • Handle a high volume of transactions and complete tasks on time
  • Process AP while obtaining multiple approvals at various stages along the way
  • Enter Invoices into the Accounting software program (NetSuite)
  • Correctly code expenses in the correct period, GL accounts, location, and department
  • Examine vendor invoices for variances in quantities and rates
  • Manage weekly and monthly processing of generating statements and payments to marketing partners
  • Process POs, ensuring all company policy and procedures are followed
  • Assist in providing information to external auditors 

What we’re looking for:

  • 1-3 years of professional AP or Accounting experience preferred other accounting skills beneficial
  • Ideal candidate has a BA in Accounting or Finance
  • Experienced with NetSuite accounting system is a strong plus
  • Proficient in MS Office software, specifically intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills

Location: Hybrid

Benefits & Perks: 

  • Open vacation policy because we hire adults and treat them as such
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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