Premium Auditor Trainee - Home Office

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
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Jul 30, 2019
Sep 28, 2019
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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, rated A+ (“Superior”) by the leading independent rating organization for the industry, is growing rapidly and has operations throughout the US. Corporate Headquarters located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, GUARD offers a variety of coverages backed by the unrivaled security of a Berkshire Hathaway Company!

The Premium Audit Unit is responsible for accurately determining the final policy premium for Workers Compensation and Business Owner Policies by validating class codes assigned to each policy and confirming that proper payroll, sales, and subcontractor costs are properly charged and assigned to the correct classifications on the policy. This is done through an audit of policyholders’ books and records either through the mail, over the phone, or via an on-site audit at the policyholder’s location.



  • Perform mail and telephone audits from our home office location in Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • Serve as the primary contact for policyholders throughout the audit process by providing superior customer service, follow up, education, and explanations of the audit function to help facilitate satisfactory completion of the audit within predetermined timelines

  • Review audit worksheets, payroll journals, distribution journals, tax documentation, and various other ad-hoc reports as needed to determine chargeable exposures in accordance with applicable state laws and manuals

  • Review operations of business through the use of telephone interviews, audit worksheets, file documentation, applications, and internet searches to validate classifications are properly assigned to the policy in accordance with applicable state laws and manuals

  • Complete audit worksheets using an excel template and process the audit findings in our proprietary policy system


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential for this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficient use of a computer

About Us:

At Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, we take great pride in bringing out the best in our employees guiding them along a career track of professional development and success!

Backed by our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, we are aggressively expanding and enhancing our commercial lines products offerings with the goal of being the premier name for business insurance which creates opportunities for our staff!

Some Highlights of our Benefits are:

  • Excellent working hours (Operating hours are from 8am-4:30pm M-F).
  • Generous amount of vacation and sick time. Closed on all major holidays.
  • 401K with company match and profit sharing.
  • A competitive healthcare package.
  • Tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment.
  • Be part of Berkshire Hathaway, one of world's most admired companies. We offer opportunities to advance your career!

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