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Staff Accountant

Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation, 2237 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America Req #23
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

LWCC is a Champion of Louisiana business and proud to be headquartered in the state capital, Baton Rouge. As a model single-state, private mutual workers’ comp company, we promote safety, security, and stability in Louisiana. LWCC is dedicated to excellence in execution, from underwriting to life-long care of injured workers. We are proud to partner with our agents, and together deliver outstanding service to policyholders and their workers. Our commitment is to be there for Louisiana. Always. 

We are Louisiana Loyal, more than a tagline, this is a mantra and a movement that inspires us to be a catalyst elevating Louisiana’s position in America. We hope to inspire other Louisiana businesses and citizens to join us in helping Louisiana thrive by bettering our state one business and one worker at a time.

In 2023, the company was named as a Best Place to Work by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report for the fourth time. LWCC has been recognized by industry leading benchmarker AON and named to the Ward’s 50® group of top-performing insurance companies for achieving outstanding results in the areas of safety, consistency, and performance over a five-year period, 2015-2019. 

Our company offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; a 401(k) savings plan; educational assistance; and an on-site fitness center. LWCC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, handicap, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status.

For more information on the corporation and its services, please visit To learn more about Louisiana Loyal, please visit

Staff Accountant

Job Description

updated december 18, 2023

Department:                  Accounting


Accountable to:            Financial Reporting Supervisor         


Compiles financial information, processes journal entries into various accounts, and reconciles reports and financial data. Prepares and maintains accounting records and misc. billings and general accounting operations.  Serves as back-up to others in the finance/accounting department.

Roles, Responsibilities, and Priorities

Major Areas of accountability

  • General
    • Applies the principles of accounting within a group of accounts within a given specialized area.
    • Initiates and processes journal entries into various accounts.
    • Reconciles financial accounts in the general ledger within an assigned area of accounting. Reconciles sub-ledgers to the general ledger and resolves differences.
    • Records, classifies, and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with statutory accounting principles.
    • Prepares and maintains accounting records and misc. billings, supporting general accounting operations.
    • Assists in the development of corporate financials.
    • Serves as the back-up to others in the finance/accounting department. Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
    • Uses various software applications to manipulate, compile and/or format data and reports.
    • Maintains accurate process documentation of all assigned areas and continuously looks for and communicates ways to improve efficiency and effective of processes.
    • Assist with special finance and accounting related projects as requested.
    • Maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.

Desired Skills and Experience

Personality/Working Style

  • Strong character
    • Alignment with company values, mission, and vision
    • Trustworthy and honest
    • Decisive
    • Curious and persistent
  • Passion for innovation
    • Willingness to learn
    • Adaptive to changing (tolerance for ambiguity)
    • Desire to collaborate to achieve corporate and personal goals
    • Desire and ability to continuously improve
    • Ability to identify and facilitate process improvements
  • Strong communicator
    • Effective communication skills
    • Empathetic listener and open-minded
    • Commitment to accountability
    • Maintains composure

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance related field or equivalent experience.
  • CPA preferred
  • Insurance experience preferred

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation, 2237 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America