Staff Accountant I

Richfield, Ohio
Not Specified
Sep 29, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
Job Type
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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. Here at National Interstate, we believe that providing quality and commitment to our customers as well as our employees is paramount to our success. Thanks to our talented and dedicated team, we are truly able to build an insurance experience around you. 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 a Staff Accountant, you will primarily be responsible for maintaining accounts, records, ledgers and statements of the company's financial condition in accordance with professional and company standards. Desirable candidates will be able to effectively:

  • Prepare, manage and submit government financial reports

  • Prepare statements, schedules, filings and other reports as needed.

  • Compile, balance and control necessary data

  • Assist in the preparation of more complex reports

  • Maintain and control worksheets, reports, ledgers, postings, filing calendars, and other data

  • Assembles and processes summaries and updates information as necessary

  • Analyze reports and resolve discrepancies within limits of authority

  • Review and evaluate existing procedures and operations in assigned area and make suggestions regarding improvements

  • Perform other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned

Skills and background that we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting from a four year college or university is highly preferred

  • 0-2 years of experience in accounting or a related field

  • Solid, demonstrable understanding of accounting concepts

  • Ability to organize and self-prioritize in a fast paced environment with adherence to demanding internal and external deadlines

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving talent is essential