Investment Accounting Manager

Richfield, Ohio
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Sep 29, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
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Career Level
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Who we are:

With over 25 years of success, National Interstate (NASDAQ: NATL) is one of the leading specialty property and casualty insurance companies in the country. We offer more than 30 product lines with a focus on commercial transportation, Alternative Risk Transfer (ART), and specialty vehicle insurance. Because of our talented and dedicated team, we are able to provide customized insurance products to our customers and vendors. Here at National Interstate, we believe that providing quality and commitment to our customers as well as our employees is paramount to our success. If you are ready to join an engaging and driven team such as ours, we would love to hear from you!

Key aspects of this role:

As an Investment Accounting Manager, you will primarily be responsible for overseeing and evaluating the Investment Accounting area according to professional, regulatory and company standards. As such, you will review and provide direction and leadership in the following areas - Investment Accounting under both GAAP and Statutory requirements and Fair Value accounting and disclosure requirements. Desirable candidates will be able to effectively:

  • Analyze and review reports and monthly investment journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Review and evaluate existing procedures and operations but also make recommendations regarding process improvement

  • Assist with daily treasury management responsibilities and functions

  • Coordinate, review and analyze financial statements, footnote disclosures, reports, calculations and analysis

  • Monitor workflow and productivity to ensure deadlines are met accordingly

  • Mentor and coach your team so as to continually promote their personal and professional development

  • Provide analysis and reports to management as requested

  • Make recommendations regarding hiring new team members, complete performance evaluations, offer input on salary, promotion and termination where appropriate

  • Work with internal and external auditors as necessary

Skills and background that we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from a four year college or university preferred

  • 5-7 years' experience in accounting

  • Prior supervisory experience is essential

  • Solid, demonstrable understanding of accounting concepts and principles

  • Ability to organize and self-prioritize in a fast-paced work environment

  • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication talent

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, most notably Microsoft Excel