At First Chicago Insurance Company, our employees are our biggest asset! It is our mission to attract and retain intelligent, motivated, ethical employees who strive for excellence and growth, and to keep those employees happy and engaged. We provide the tools and the support our employees need to grow both professionally and personally. We encourage self-improvement and celebrate success by rewarding ideas and results. We realize the strength of teamwork and its ability to join individuals together and push and pull each other, with a synergy that can only be found in groups of good people sharing ideas. Join in on the excitement and become part of our thriving organization!
We are seeking a Junior Staff Accountant for our growing insurance company located just one mile south of Midway Airport!
The Junior Staff Accountant will be responsible for month end close entries, reconcile general ledger balances to source system reports. Perform other duties as needed.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Run and save month-end reports for two companies.
Enter month-end closing journals related to premium, losses, fees etc.
Enter month-end bank transactions.
Reconcile to the general ledger monthly for two companies:
Multiple bank account reconciliations.
Premium and loss reports
Other general ledger accounts as assigned
Maintain Prepaid and Depreciation schedules.
Any other reconciliations as needed.
SKILLS & EXPERIENC
Minimum two years in general ledger accounting experience, insurance industry preferred
Strong organizational and communication skills
Strong time management to meet deadlines
Proficiency with Excel, Word, Accounting Systems (Sage 100)
Bachelor's in Accounting preferred.
Insurance industry experience preferred.
First Chicago Insurance Company (Fcic)