Berkley

Accounting Assistant

Location Name IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 4th Floor
ID
2021-5600
Date Posted
2 months ago(8/18/2021 3:36 PM)
Company
Berkley Select
Primary Location
US-IL-Chicago
Category
Finance/Accounting

Company Details

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More than any other, insurance is an industry whose foundation is based on trust – to provide peace of mind. So it is essential that, above all, Berkley Select is a company defined by the attributes that engender trust and confidence among our brokers and agents, and their clients. Berkley Select is the result of bringing together two of the industry’s most respected names in professional liability insurance.
 
We are a leading provider of professional liability insurance products across a full spectrum of disciplines and industries, for clients of virtually every size and level of complexity. As a Berkley company, we enjoy operational flexibility that allows us to deliver quality coverage solutions.  Berkley Select clients have access to a creative team of dedicated underwriters and the resources of W. R. Berkley Corporation. All member insurance companies are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, and carry Standard & Poor’s Financial Rating of A+ (Strong).

Responsibilities

This administrative position supports the finance depart when it comes to monthly and quarterly timelines to meet the expectation of corporate for all financial matters associated with Berkley Select.

 

Accounts Receivable

Maintain accounts receivable systems and sub-ledgers.

Process cash receipts, Electronic Funds Transfers and Credit Card Receipts on a daily basis.

Provide timely follow up on outstanding items to obtain payment.

Primary contact for internal/external customers.

 

Month End

Prepare various account reconciliations as assigned.

Process work-papers and journal entries to support month end financials as assigned.

Process account current/aging reports

 

Other Functions

Act as primary backup to the accounts payable function for vacation, sick time or as otherwise needed.

Provide assistance with filing, data entry and reporting as needed

Complete special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

  • An associate’s degree or equivalent work experience is a plus
  • Position requires an organized individual with prior experience in accounting and general ledger entries.
  • Proficiency with P.C. applications including Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word is required. Knowledge of PC based General Ledger software is a plus.

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Additional Requirements

COVID-19 vaccine required unless prohibited by law.

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