Accountant II

Posted: 09/24/2023

AMERISAFE is seeking a detail-oriented, productivity driven professional to add to our “Excellence Team” based in DeRidder, LA. The Accountant II is responsible for a wide range of accounting functions for a publicly traded insurance company to include, but not limited to, reconciliation of expenses and accruals; preparation and entry of general journal transactions; support of Statutory and GAAP accounting and financial statement preparation; and compilation of data and reporting for Statutory, GAAP and SEC filings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business or at least two years of work experience in the field of accounting preferred
  • Thorough working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, Visio, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and MS Outlook
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills—written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to meet requirements under strict deadlines
  • Highly organized style, with demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Proven ability to work closely with others in a team-oriented environment
  • Foster the AMERISAFE culture by embracing the pillars of consistency, focus, frugality, ownership and service


  • Preparation of general journal transactions as related to accounting for premiums, losses, investments, reinsurance, taxes, fixed assets and/or general expenses
  • Preparation of regulatory compliance documents
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts as required
  • Compilation and reporting of data required for Statutory, GAAP and SEC compliance and tax filings
  • Support preparation of financial statements and related documents, as required
  • Direct input into and maintenance of general ledger and accounts payable system
  • Analysis of internal controls within applicable accounting processes
  • Other duties as assigned

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