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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Senior Accountant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

We take great strides to ensure our employees have the resources to live well, be healthy, continue learning, develop skills, grow professionally and serve our local communities. We invite you to apply for a career with Blue Cross.

Residency in or relocation to Louisiana is preferred for all positions.


Applies the principles of accounting within an assigned area of accounting and creating and interpreting financial statements and reports.


  • This role does not manage people

  • This job reports to: Departmental Leadership

Necessary Contacts: In order to effectively fulfill this position the incumbent must be in contact with:

All levels of BCBSLA personnel as needed.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, financial institutions, external auditors and other regulatory agencies as needed.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related finance field required

Work Experience

  • 5 years of accounting or related experience required

  • Asset Management experience preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong math, organizational and analytical skills.

  • Effective interpersonal and oral/written communication skills are necessary as well as the ability to work independently.

  • Must be able to complete tasks under time constraints

  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft applications with a high level of competency in Excel. PeopleSoft Asset Management System experience strongly preferred.

Licenses and Certifications

  • None Required


  • Examines, analyzes, and interprets accounting records for the purpose of giving advice or preparing statements.

  • Prepares monthly financial statements and other operating reports in order to present accurate and timely financial statements.Initiates journal entries into various accounts to adequately reflect appropriate account balances.

  • Initiates journal entries into various accounts to adequately reflect appropriate account balances.

  • Reviews or reconciles general ledger accounts and investigates differences in order to close the books accurately on a monthly basis.

  • Assist with the various annual financial statement audits performed by external auditors.

Additional Accountabilities and Essential Functions

The Physical Demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Accountabilities and Essential Functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned, within your scope of responsibilities.

  • Job duties are performed in a normal and clean office environment with normal noise levels.

  • Work is predominately done while standing or sitting.

  • The ability to comprehend, document, calculate, visualize, and analyze are required.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Additional Information

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In support of our mission to improve the health and lives of Louisianians, Blue Cross encourages the good health of its employees and visitors. We want to ensure that our employees have a work environment that will optimize personal health and well-being. Due to the acknowledged hazards from exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, and in order to promote good health, our company properties are smoke and tobacco free.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana performs background and pre-employment drug screening after an offer has been extended and prior to hire for all positions. As part of this process records may be verified and information checked with agencies including but not limited to the Social Security Administration, criminal courts, federal, state, and county repositories of criminal records, Department of Motor Vehicles and credit bureaus. Pursuant with sec 1033 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, individuals who have been convicted of a felony crime involving dishonesty or breach of trust are prohibited from working in the insurance industry unless they obtain written consent from their state insurance commissioner.

Additionally, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is a Drug Free Workplace. A pre-employment drug screen will be required and any offer is contingent upon satisfactory drug testing results.