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Accountant - 18-33705
Ref No.: 18-33705
Location: Schaumburg, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Job Category:Accounting/Finance
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
Hiring a Contract Accountant
Duration:  6+ Months
Client Location:  Schamburg, IL
Work Schedule:  40+ Hours Weekly
Pay Rate:  $41.00 Hourly
Benefits: ACA Compliant Medical Insurance
Key Accountabilities
  • Collection, Reconciliation, Cash Application
  • Collects and reconciles premiums (including audit bills and annual premium adjustments for retrospectively rated business), non-premiums (including fees, annual adjustments for incurred loss reimbursement funds, and deductibles) billings, and cash to maximize collections
  • Collects and minimizes outstanding balances and delinquencies to assigned accounts
  • Assigned accounts are typically of moderate to high complexity/exposure and include loss sensitive agreements
  • Role has authority to cancel policies for non-payment in accordance with pre-defined guidelines and protocol
  • Role also has limited authority to extend credit or to negotiate and settle payment plans
  • Monitors instruments of security for each assigned account, such as letters of credit, trusts, escrows, and cash collateral
  • Administrative:
  • Performs general administration activities in support of team. Act as customer service representative with internal and external clients and distributors clearly responding to inquiries by providing technical advice in a professional, timely and accurate manner
In addition,
  • Anticipate customer needs, monitor trends in order to recommend changes and provide regular status updates
  • Proactively monitor and analyze the performance of assigned transactions to assure compliance to agreed service levels
  • Identify and resolve problems, verify accuracy of processed transactions, reconcile and perform duties per defined procedures
  • Provide administrative support to local team and participate in projects, as assigned
  • Business Travel, as required
  • Extended Hours during Peak Periods, as required
  • Pass Applicable Exam/Licensing, as required
  • Regular Predictable Attendance
Business Accountabilities
  • Ownership for analysis of assigned account information to identify and reconcile discrepancies and/or complete research on financial data to be included in management reports
  • Lead short-term defined scope projects or support larger projects within finance operations through planning and carrying out regular project quality reviews using standard methodologies in order to identify, assess and take action to mitigate risks to project success.
  • Undertake investigations and inspections of financial data, processes and practices within finance operations in accordance with established procedure and local & international standards to identify potential or actual compliance issues and recommend appropriate action.
  • Independently collate and analyze data using pre-determined financial modeling and accounting tools, methods and formats and make recommendations in order to support the department´s decision making process.
  • Assess and evaluate financial or operational business processes in order to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Plan and carry out regular reviews of customer service using standard methodologies in order to identify shortfalls and recommend actions to improve performance for external customers and recommend actions to improve the timeliness and quality of data for internal customers
Performance Management Accountabilities
  • Model behaviors that demonstrate commitment to corporate values
  • Provide input into performance management discussions of project team members
  • Educate team members and business partners on area of technical expertise
  • Provide guidance and support for team members
  • Take action to manage own personal development and encourage others to do the same

Influencer Externally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on influencing or negotiating with external contacts. Relationships typically involve successful collaboration on routine matters and/or with peer level clients and/or customers.

  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail - Proficiency Level Basic
  • Effective Communications - Proficiency Level Intermediate
  • Service Excellence - Proficiency Level Intermediate
  • Working with Microsoft Office - Proficiency Level Basic
  • Accounts Payable (A-P) - Proficiency Level Intermediate
  • Accounts Receivable (A-R) - Proficiency Level Intermediate
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Finance area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Finance area
  • Knowledge of insurance agreements and loss-sensitive programs
  • Strong book keeping skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong communication and decision making skills
*****The position will involve handling live checks that come in to the office and some insured receivable account reconciliation. The person will need some familiarity with excel as we log all live checks as they come in and the reconciliation work is also tracked on a spreadsheet.

To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Louis Moliterno at and reference job # 18-33705 in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed).
**Candidates must complete background and drug screenings before starting any assignment.
The On-Board Family of Companies conducts operations through its Corporate Headquarters located in East Windsor, NJ along with Regional Offices in New Castle, DE and Wake Forest, NC.
On-Board Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.