11 days old

HR Accountant/Benefits Coordinator

Jones Companies
Columbia, Mississippi 39429
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Jones Companies is searching for a self-motivated accountant with benefit experience. This person will be handling the administrative requirements of group benefit plans, including the 401k administration. This position requires extensive communication and interaction with our Insurance vendors and employees.



  • Strong knowledge of benefit support management.

  • Participate in benefits administration, approval of invoices for payment and produce inter-company invoices with supporting documentation.  

  • Act as a liaison/business partner between Jones Vendors

  • Distribution of annual employee notices as required and assisting with benefits reporting requirements.

  • Participate in 401K plan administration. Weekly transmissions and update elections

  • Participate in administrative staff meetings and attend other meetings and seminars.

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned


  • Accounting and Benefit  experience required

  • Fundamental understanding of internal financial processes; monthly closing, year-end closing, and annual audits

  • Fundamental understanding of monthly revenue and expense accruals

  • Candidate must be willing to be a part of a team and work in a team oriented environment

  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking, detailed-oriented, and self-aware

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities in a fast paced environment

  • 2+ years of benefit administration 

  • Reconciliation experience is required



  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully

  • Interpersonal Skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.

  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.

  • Written Communication—the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.

  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

  • Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

  • Experience with V Look Ups, IF Statements, and Pivot Tables are a plus.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Benefits
  • HR Generalist

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HR Accountant/Benefits Coordinator

Jones Companies
Columbia, Mississippi 39429

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