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Part-Time Accountant Position



Accounting & Finance
Chicago, IL, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

Our Value Proposition:

Clearcover is a venture-backed technology start-up disrupting the trillion dollar legacy insurance market. We’ve focused on building products that create confident, happy customers - and we’re flourishing. We believe in putting our people first, paying them well and working together to solve tough problems. If you’d like a high-growth opportunity with an award-winning company, let’s chat. ­

An individual will be successful in this role if they are seeking a positive, engaging team environment but thrives with defined, predictable and repeatable responsibilities:

  • This is a part time, remote role ranging from 20-25 hours per week with the opportunity for additional hours during month-end close.
  • Working hours will be daily and agreed upon with the hiring manager, with optimal working hours being in the mornings.
  • This is a temporary, 6-month part-time position, with the potential to extend.

This individual would own the daily critical operations activities, including but not limited to:

  • Bank account transaction review and general ledger coding (e.g., prepaids, accruals, credit card spend)
  • Monthly Agent/Partner commission review and coding
  • Daily Positive Pay review and response for multiple bank accounts (daily process by which the banks flag potentially fraudulent checks)
  • Assist with data entry and form preparation for various regulatory and tax filings
  • Weekly review of scanned accounting mail
  • Other ad hoc activities to support the month-end close process, such as preparation of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations

What professional characteristics and experience do you need?

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting
  • 1-2+ years of experience in corporate accounting. Insurance / financial services experience is a plus
  • CPA is a plus
  • Familiarity with US GAAP, familiarity with statutory accounting principles is a plus
  • Experience navigating a large ERP environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office products - intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Experience in Workday and Blackline a strong plus
  • Progressive thinking skills, a strong work ethic, and a knack for innovative solutions
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with varying levels of management and professional staff

Did you know that women and minorities are less likely to apply to a position if they don’t match 100% of the job qualifications? Don’t let that be the reason you miss out on this opportunity! We encourage you to apply anyway. Don’t count yourself out!

But wait, there’s more:

We’ve also curated a stack of perks that stretch beyond the expected. Our people have access to:

  • Remote-first work environment.
  • Employee resource groups and mental health workshops.
  • Top of the line hardware and meeting free “Focus Fridays”.

We’re a remote first company, having paved the way for flexible work locations and continue to offer this flexibility. If you are local or in town visiting, you also have the choice to work from our Chicago HQ office. Because we are a remote first company, we ask that your internet can keep up with our pace.

To top it all off, if Clearcover is available in your state, you could have access to an employee discount on auto-insurance! Excited to learn more? Complete the application below!

Clearcover is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reasons prohibited by law.