National Indemnity Company

  • Accountant

    Job Locations US-NE-Omaha
    ID
    2018-2268
    Company
    National Indemnity Company
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview & Responsibilities

    National Indemnity Company is one of the leading property/casualty members of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, earning the highest financial strength rating by A.M. Best: A++. Located in Omaha, NE, National Indemnity Company offers a wide selection of commercial insurance products and has the stability and strength agents and insureds have depended on for decades.

     

    We have an immediate opening in our Accounting Department for an experienced and motivated Accountant responsible for preparing, analyzing, and communicating the internal and external financial statements, working papers, and statistical and management information related to one or more companies and/or divisions.

     

    Major Duties:

    • Coordinates, compiles, reviews, reconciles, and/or analyzes financial information from various sources and prepares working papers and financial statements and supplementary schedules for one or more companies and/or divisions. This includes the statutory annual statement separate financial statement packages for assigned companies.
    • Coordinates communication of daily, monthly, and year end accounting, and financial statement information between several offices. Responsible for review, analysis, and inquiries with respect to this information, including development and completion of management reports.
    • May reconcile assigned company accounts, as well as basic general ledger account reconciliations. Provide management and company accountants with support with certain schedules and research/analysis for more difficult account reconciliations.
    • Maintains current working knowledge of related insurance accounting and financial reporting developments by researching (reading related materials) and discussing with others.
    • Responds to inquiries from internal and external auditors, state regulators, and others regarding financial transactions, balances, and procedures.
    • Coordinates conversion of data from current general ledger to new general ledger currently being implemented. This includes reconciliations, analysis, and financial statement comparison in addition to developing new processes and procedures for assigned companies.
    • Consolidates affiliate companies financial statements for GAAP reporting. This includes intercompany eliminations, complex tax schedules, and working closely with other staff who are responsible for certain foreign and U.S. domiciled companies.
    • Performs special projects or related duties as assigned or as situation dictates.

    National Indemnity Company offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes insurance, retirement plan with company match, educational assistance reimbursement paid at 100% up front, comprehensive wellness program and many other benefits.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance or related field or equivalent
    • 1-3 years related work experience
    • General accounting principles
    • Proficiency with applications such as Excel and Word
    • Ability to compile, analyze, and communicate financial information, meet deadlines, identify and solve problems, and organize workflow
    • Excellent oral and written communication with all levels of the organization

     

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