Accountant

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 11/05/2018 Industry: Accountant Job Number: 3419872
Reporting to the Controller, the Accountant will be involved with the preparation of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, cash management, the financial closing and financial reporting processes. Main Accountabilities: Responsible for preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and other duties as part of the monthly financial close. Assist with preparation of financial statements, including preparation of Quarterly and Annual Statement filings. Participate in the preparation of quarterly and annual regulatory filings, including premium taxes. Assist in maintaining Holding Company and non-insurance company general ledgers. Balance intercompany accounts. Adhere to internal controls related to the financial processes and continually evaluate and improve controls. Other duties/projects as assigned. Qualifications: Understanding of the health insurance industry, its products, financials and operations. Knowledge of insurance financial systems. Experience with Medicare Advantage products a plus. 3+ years of experience in financial and accounting roles. Ability to meet deadlines and perform multiple functions. Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and financial software, Oracle a plus. Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance. CPA or equivalent financial designation a plus.

Michael Russo
Staffing Manager

Mike specializes in putting the right people in the right places as a Staffing Manager with our Direct Hire Division.  He enjoys working with candidates to find the right fit and working with clients to find the right people!  Mike enjoys golfing in his free time and binging Netflix shows.

Fun Fact:  Mike has played in an alumni softball game with Red Sox legends at Fenway Park and a charity hockey game with Bruins legends!

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