June 8, 2022

Accountant II

Department: GL & Financial Reporting


The Accountant II is responsible for performing processes and procedures related to the monthly financial statement close, preparing and reviewing journal entries as needed, preparing general ledger account reconciliations, preparing monthly financial statements, and being an active part of the production of the annual report. The Accountant II performs a variety of professional-level accounting activities and prepares and maintains accurate financial records and reports.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze, record, classify, and summarize financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Initiate and prepare journal entries for general ledger accounts
  • Independently reconcile sub-ledgers to the general ledger, clearly documenting exceptions and identifying next steps to resolve any differences
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual report, audit, and year end close
  • Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, databases, accounting, and financial reporting packages to assemble, manipulate, and format data and/or reports
  • Interact with all levels of Portico Benefit Services and vendors and support requests for information
  • Understand and comply with Portico’s governance, risk, and compliance standards, including internal controls, regulatory compliance, and policy compliance


  • Ability to take initiative
  • Demonstrated skills as a self-motivated, independent, accountable, and dependable performer
  • Capacity to evaluate controls and to suggest and implement improvements in processes and procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, interactive, and collaborative team environment that includes working in the office and remotely
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • CPA a plus


  • 2 – 3 years of experience in professional accounting role
  • Retirement plan and/or health benefit plan accounting experience desired
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience a plus
  • ADP experience a plus

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This document describes the position as it currently exists. It is not an employment contract. Portico Benefit Services reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.