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National Indemnity Company locationOmaha, NE
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Web Mktg Technology Specialist

National Indemnity Company locationOmaha, NE
31 positions
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Omaha, NE, United States

Description

Company:

NICO National Indemnity Company


As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and "large company" benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, "small company" atmosphere.

Job Objective:

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, divisions and/or branches. This includes certain statutory annual statement schedules and separate GAAP basis financial statement packages for assigned companies or branches.

- Coordinates communication of daily, monthly, and year end, accounting, and financial statement information between various offices and Omaha. Responsible for review, analysis, and inquiries with respect to this information, including development and completion of management reports. Travels to various offices as needed to facilitate communication process and to gather information.

- Reviews and suggests improvements for the design and maintenance of various processes, reconciliations and databases utilized for financial reporting, and the balancing of reports or compilation of reports/worksheets by others and the assigning of codes to data for input to the general ledger system for accuracy and timeliness. Uses PC, and/or manual systems for development of and allocation of IBNR amounts, unallocated paid amounts, and other financial accruals and financial estimates.

- Develops and maintains PC program applications using spreadsheet and/or database software to create processing systems and specific worksheets and databases used to meet various job duties. Develops and uses or coordinates use of downloaded PC databases from mainframe computer systems data as needed.

- 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.

- Performs special projects or related duties as assigned or as situation dictates.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :(*minimum qualifications needed to perform essential job function)

Required Knowledge:

*Bachelor degree in business administration, accounting, or related field or equivalent

*General accounting principles

*Personal computer, related software, and basic applications such as Excel and Word

*2-3 years related work experience

Preferred Knowledge:

Knowledge of financial reporting

Company and department practices and procedures

Statutory accounting principles

Basic investment terminology

Skills:

*Personal computer

*Calculator

*Excellent written and oral communication with all levels of management

Abilities:

*Work accurately with detail

*Delegate, plan, prioritize, and meet deadlines

*Organize workflow

*Work independently or as a member of a team as situation dictates

*Identify and solve problems

*Work overtime during seasonal demand

*Maintain strict confidentiality

*Compile, review, and analyze financial information

*Train others in work procedures

A comprehensive benefits package is available for regular, full-time employees, including health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance as well as a 401(k) with company match. We also proudly offer 100% upfront tuition reimbursement to regular, full-time employees, to further your education. Our Omaha office boasts a complimentary state-of-the-art, on-site gym, a robust wellness program, low-cost downtown parking, and numerous volunteer and networking opportunities with other emerging professionals.


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