Fin Accounting Specialist III Job in Columbia

Fin Accounting Specialist III

The Company:  CAIC

Location:  Columbia, SC, US, 29210

The Division:  Financial Services

Job Id:  3095


Job Descriptions:

Fin Accounting Specialist III


Performs various financial services transactions including confirming information submitted for processing; coordinating database uploads and cycle processing; and maintaining, monitoring, and auditing the activity of assigned department accounts using established and documented guidelines or procedures. Identifies discrepancies, transactions,s and/or system errors and resolves or requests corrective action.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities


  • Under direct supervision, maintains, monitors, and audits the activity of assigned department accounts using established and documented guidelines or procedures; audits and confirms information (content and calculations) submitted for processing; prepares, schedules, and coordinates database uploads and cycle processing and assists with the process of auditing and confirming the transfer of information between database systems
  • Uses general knowledge of all department tasks, process flow, and interaction or relationships between accounts to identify and resolve discrepancies, transaction and/or system errors, questionable transactions, potential fraud activity, etc., or requests corrective action from the appropriate team member or department; extracts, compiles, and formats a variety of statistical information to create financial reports for management
  • Works with department management and other departments to process non-routine or new transaction requests; prepares all required paperwork and gathers all supporting documentation; obtains appropriate approval to prepare, calculate, and process all special requests
  • Maintains effective and accurate electronic or manual filing systems that provide a quick-reference database for transactions and other department activities; performs database or manual file research to respond to customer inquiries and resolve issues; prepares documents for imaging; assists with maintaining an up-to-date procedure manual that provides accurate step-by-step procedures to accomplish all assigned tasks•
  • Performs other duties as required
Education & Experience Required
  • Minimum Required High School Diploma or Equivalent Qualification Level Experience
  • Minimum Required three years of job-related work experience
  • Minimum Required Experience reconciling medium to large accounts

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of accounting processes and procedures preferred
  • General ledger account reconciliation skills required
  • Thorough understanding of basic bookkeeping or accounting concepts and terminology
  • Ability to perform some intermediate-level math calculations
  • Experience using computerized accounts payable systems (SAP) as well as general ledger systems preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Basic knowledge and skills in Microsoft Access


  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations

Working Conditions


The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Normal office environment (virtual or in-person)


No Travel Required

Career Progression Acknowledgement

Normal Career Progression – This is a normal career progression (NCP) position and the incumbent may progress to the next level in the job family without further competition when there is an existing business need, qualifications identified in the job profile are met, advancement recommended by management, with human resources approval, and in accordance with company guidelines.

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