Accounting Associate

Location Name MO, Chesterfield - 14755 North Outer Forty
Date Posted
2 weeks ago(5/29/2024 10:07 PM)
Midwest Employers Casualty
Primary Location

Company Details



Midwest Employers Casualty (MEC) is a member of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a fortune 500 company, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, based in Chesterfield, MO. We improve the quality of life for employees severely injured on the job and help companies understand and mitigate their risk for workers’ compensation injuries. MEC has a friendly, results-focused work environment. We seek employees who take initiative, are quick to adapt, are dependable, and like working as part of a team.


The company is an equal employment opportunity employer.  


The Accounting Associate will manage accounts receivable and accounts payable functions, including outstanding collections follow up, ceded reinsurance billing, supplier maintenance, processing vendor and claim payment cash disbursements, and related journal entry into the PeopleSoft financial software.


Key functions include but are not limited to:

  • Perform premium accounts receivable duties, including timely follow up on aging balances and management reporting of outstanding amounts due.
  • Process ceded reinsurance billings, including external distribution of invoices, follow up on outstanding amounts due, and management reporting.
  • Perform accounts payable duties for MEC specific functions, including issuing payments and follow up on outstanding items to ensure proper compliance.
  • Process claims reimbursement requests, including review and reconciliation of payment detail, confirmation of policy coverage, and referral of amount due.
  • Vendor management within the payables function.
  • Miscellaneous General Ledger maintenance.
  • Serve as back-up for various Treasury functions.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as necessary to assure the overall success of the Finance Team


  • College diploma or university degree in the field of accounting or finance preferred.
  • Knowledge with PeopleSoft GL, Hyperion/SmartView, FRS, and Powercomp.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excell skills.
  • Interact and collaborate with employees at all levels from across the organization.
  • Ability to recommend, present, and implement change.
  • Be a main point person with multiple Brokers/Intermediaries and work to resolve any reconciling issues.
  • Be a problem solver, with high attention to detail, and be willing to take ownership.
  • Team-oriented, approachable, welcome feedback, self-motivating, and enthusiastic.

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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