Accounts Payable Associate

Gallagher Bassett NZ Ltd Rolling Meadows , IL 60008

Posted 2 months ago

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world's largest insurance brokers, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to clients around the world.

Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. is the U.S. retail property/casualty brokerage division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Our advisors specialize by industry and coverage typesdeveloping solutions uniquely tailored to individual client requirements. We deliver a full range of insurance and risk management products and services, including traditional and loss-sensitive coverages, captives, alternative risk solutions, and financial products to clients around the world. For additional information, please refer to Career Opportunities with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Position Summary:

The Accounts Payable Associate under limited supervision, provides support for one or more functional groups. This position reports to the Accounts Payable Manager. As an Accounts Payable Associate, this position is responsible for payable processes related to premiums to Insurance markets and is responsible for preparing and validating carrier payable payments, coordinating wire transfer and ACH requests and obtaining check signatures. Emphasis is on supporting others and providing exceptional customer service and problem resolution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performance of a wide variety of specialized clerical functions involving compiling and arranging data, laying out and preparing reports, processing and coding documents, and maintaining specialized and comprehensive records and filing.

  • Sets up and prepares statistical reports.

Additional Considerations:

  • Validate RoCK disbursement packages against disbursement amounts which may include checks, wires or ACH.

  • Obtain Accounts Payable Specialist approvals to print checks and prepare disbursement packages.

  • Obtain authorizations and signatures. Mail all disbursements daily.

  • Complete monthly stale check escheatment process.

  • Load assigned reports into month end close portal.

  • Scan carrier statements/invoices into RoCK.

  • Maintain daily wire transfer log.

  • Prepare outgoing and express mail packages.

  • Provide clerical assistance to all carrier payable team members as requested.

  • Assist in identifying files for storage and/or purging as per corporate policy at both the branch and service center accounting levels.

  • Comply with corporate policies and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

  • Participate in tasks as assigned for conversion, merger and acquisition integration.

  • Contribute to a cooperative team environment in which cross functions are assumed as necessary in order to meet department deadlines and goals.

  • Maintain accounting support files.

  • Provide training and mentorship to other team members.

  • Communicate processes and procedures to large group forums.

  • Other duties as assigned.

#LI-KP2

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (such as Word, Excel, etc.)

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Excel and Word a plus

Work Traits:

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize issues.

  • Strong teamwork orientation; willingness to help larger team meet goals and responsibilities.

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and achieve results in a fast-paced and changing environment.

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.


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