Senior Accounting Assistant

QBE Insurance Group Limited Sun Prairie , WI 53591

Posted 1 week ago

Contribute to the delivery of accounting services by directing loss checks, issuing adjuster voucher payments, managing vendor relationships and mentoring junior level accounting assistants.Primary

Responsibilities:
  • Support accounting processes and procedures by identifying opportunities for improvement, ensuring incoming vouchers, checks and other forms of payment are appropriately distributed and applied to accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management and other core accounting functions

  • Deliver quality customer service by directing incoming loss checks, issuing adjuster voucher payments, verifying appropriate coding, cutting text and processing paper and electronic payments

  • Maintain a strong working relationship with accounting software and/or hardware vendors by fostering a collaborative approach to address accounting inquiries and/or issues and managing payment requests

  • Sustain strong partnerships with team members, internal stakeholders and senior management by participating in specialized accounting projects and communicating progress

  • Support the achievement of department objectives by mentoring junior level accounting assistants, answering questions and sharing expertise

  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun

  • Support QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

Required Qualifications:

Education

  • High School Diploma/GED

Experience

  • 3+ years of accounts payable experience specifically with Escheatment processing, 1099 processing and travel and reimbursement

Preferred Qualifications:

Education

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Knowledge

  • Applied working knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data

  • Applied working knowledge of operational efficiency principals and best practices

  • Working knowledge of financial operations

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Great Plains

Skills

  • Appropriately prioritize assigned tasks

  • Understand the needs and goals of customers and actively look for ways to meet them; escalate issues when necessary

  • Use logic to address work-related issues and problems

  • Follow established guidelines to focus on details and complete tasks attentively and thoroughly

  • Communicate information in a clear, well-organized, and professional manner

  • Escalate issues when necessary

Abilities

  • High attention to detail

  • Keep logs, records, and files up-to-date and readily accessible

  • Adapt and be flexible in a complex, changing environment

  • Complete tasks by taking decisive or quick action

  • Accept responsibility for one's decisions and actions

  • Show drive and initiative

  • Be a willing, effective, and efficient learner

  • Demonstrated interest in enhancing knowledge; seeks opportunities to learn and grow

Work environment

Travel frequency

  • NA

Physical demands

General office jobs

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 pounds.

Number of Openings:
1

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.


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