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Compensation Program Accountant I/II
Jackson, MS
Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 2023-16654
Category: Accounting/Finance

Position is responsible for calculating the accounting for Trustmark’s bank owned life insurance (BOLI), Executive Benefit Plans [the Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plan (NQDC), the Supplemental Executive & Director Retirement Plan (SERP), the Stock Compensation Plan (SICP) and the Defined Benefit Retirement Plans (DBP)], and some general benefit plans.


**This position may be filled as a Level I or II based on qualifications and experience**


  • Complete monthly and quarterly general ledger reconciliations for benefit plans, noting that entries are reasonable and adjustments timely and accurate
  • Prepare Executive Benefit Plan disclosures for the proxy, 10K and 10Q
  • Coordinate the annual enrollment process, review of participant elections and deferral amounts for the NQDC
  • Coordinate the process of granting and vesting of restricted stock awards under the SICP including determination of eligibility for annual grant and approval documentation needed by Board and Committee of the Board
  • Draft and coordinate the communications/mailings to directors and associates regarding matters related to the Executive Benefit Plans
  • Correspond with external consultants and service providers regarding matters related to the Executive Benefit Plans.
  • Draft and review documentation provided to the Human Resources Committee of the Board for Executive Benefits, and other committees as needed
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal partners
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Level II additional responsibilities:

  • Develop monthly financial and accounting processes, reporting and analysis for executive benefits
  • Partner with payroll to provide pay line entries and ensure entries are recorded correctly
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and provide to leadership team on an as needed basis


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or concentration in Accounting
  • 2+ years of prior general accounting experience
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to interpret and analyze data, create, and track metrics and to present effectively to senior management
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft skills including Excel (pivot tables, v-look ups, complex formulas)
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Strong team player and strong relationship builder
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to map out timelines and planning calendars for various projects.

 Level II additional qualifications required:

  • 2+ years of experience working with BOLI, NQDC, SICP, and SERP plans
  • Advanced presentation skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills
Working with Us

Teamwork and the individual contributions of our associates are recognized as the drivers of our success.  At Trustmark, we are committed to preserving and advancing a diverse and inclusive workplace, where each associate, customer and shareholder is respected, valued and encouraged to share in our commitment.  We make significant investments in our associates so that they may enhance their personal and professional skills, because we want each associate to grow, flourish and fulfill their career aspirations.  Come onboard and join our team!


Equal Opportunities for All

Trustmark exemplifies the strength and possibilities that come with a diverse and inclusive team. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, protected veteran, disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Trustmark is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accomodation for individuals with disabilities in employment.


If you need accomodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to or call 866.213.1418.


Our Hiring Process

Upon accepting a position with Trustmark, the following pre-employment screenings must be completed:

  • Verification of employment, education and other data provided by you on your employment application
  • Verification of eligibility to work in the US
  • Criminal background check
  • Credit check (required for certain positions)
  • Fingerprinting (required for certain positions)
  • Drug screen