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Staff Accountant

Canopius US Insurance Inc
Chicago, IL 60606
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Main Purpose:

As part of the Finance team in Chicago this role will be supporting both the Chicago operations and the NY Operations with a focus on managing accounts payable for both offices and performing key treasury functions on behalf of the team. This is an entry level position that performs a critical function with room to grow as experience and efficiencies are developed.


AP Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily management and processing of the Accounts Payable functions for 2 legal entities.
  • Ensure that both expense reports and invoices are paid timely on behalf of the company
  • Create and post journal entries for operational expenses for the items flowing through the accounts payable system.
  • Develop knowledge and become a subject matter expert regarding the Concur expense system. Includes setting up reports, processing expenses daily/weekly/monthly as applicable.
  • Manage daily relationships with various vendors involving other members of the team as needed

Treasury Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the process approval for the various wires and check requests.
  • Process daily wires for AP, claim payments and premium payments as needed.
  • Responsible for check runs weekly or as needed.
  • Reconcile and process cash daily/weekly/monthly as applicable. Incudes having access to the banking websites as well as being responsible for producing daily cash activity reports.


  • Responsible for various ad hoc requests around expense research
  • Assisting with other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Various projects as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting, CPA is desirable but not required
  • 1-3 years of Accounting related professional work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages to an intermediate level for Excel is a must.
  • Experience with Concur or other AP systems is desirable but not required
  • Previous experience within Financial Services and/or a regulated firm nice to have
  • Proactive approach to work able to demonstrate initiative, flexibility, adaptability, efficiency, accuracy and thoroughness
  • Ability to interact and communicate at all levels both within and outside the organization
  • Understanding of other team members deadlines and ability to meet own
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic team player
  • Good organizational skills


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Posted: 2021-04-27 Expires: 2021-05-29

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