Accounting Office Support

US-MN-Edina
2 weeks ago
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Western National is seeking a part-time resource to assist our Accounting department with the processing of checks and other AP duties. This role is a great opportunity for someone to get hands on experience within the Accounting world and to use previous knowledge to help assist with the workload.

 

This role will last four months and will average 20 hours per week, with a strong focus being on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Responsibilities

  • Perform day-to-day functions of an accounting department such as issuing checks, processing invoices and supporting the AP function.
  • Maintain, perform and update internal control procedures.
  • Assist with regulatory compliance and other state filing requirements including timely financial and other required filings.
  • Assist in department projects.

Qualifications

  • 2-year degree preferred or currently pursuing degree in Accounting or similar focus of study.
  • Proficient use of various core systems, office and computer equipment and software packages.
  • Basic understanding of accounting.
  • Ability to work 20 hours a week, including on Tuesdays and Fridays.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Western National Insurance is a growing, A+ rated (A.M. Best) group of property-and-casualty insurance companies serving individuals, families, and businesses in 20 states across the Midwestern and Western U.S. plus Alaska. Currently ranked as the 57th largest private company by revenue in Minnesota (Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal), Western National has consistently earned accolades as an employer of choice, including as a Star Tribune Top Workplace (2011 – 2016), and previously as a recipient of the Minnesota Business Ethics Award, as a Minnesota Business Magazine Top 100 Workplace, as a Principal Financial “10 Best” Company, and as a finalist for the Alfred P. Sloan “When Work Works” Award.

 

Western National is known as “The Relationship Company®”, and caring for employees is a key part of that relationship commitment. Western National offers competitive pay, advancement opportunities, a generous benefits package, a robust wellbeing program, and a healthy work/life balance (including three weeks of paid time off, nine paid holidays, and eight hours of paid volunteer time as a starting point for new employees). These attributes are just some of the reasons why nearly half of our employees choose to stay on the Western National team for 10 years or more.

Our benefits package includes:

  • 401(k) company match
  • Medical insurance – We offer affordable (thanks to a strong employer subsidy), above-average coverage and the choice of either a traditional Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) option OR a High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) option
  • Western Wellbeing program – Including on-site massage, yoga classes, salad and healthy snack days, sit/stand workstations, nutrition seminars, and more
  • 100% company-paid tuition reimbursement for approved, job-relevant coursework
  • Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
  • Other standard employee benefits – Including dental insurance, vision benefits, life insurance, disability insurance, and more

 

We could continue to list the things that we think make Western National a great place to work, but why not hear it instead from actual current and former employees? Here are some quotes that Western National employees have posted to the Glassdoor public review site:

  • “Excellent company which prioritizes customer service and community service.”
  • “Just a great place to come to work, and stay for a career. I love the personal touch from [the] executive suite on down. [The] CEO is on a first-name basis with everyone.”
  • “Above-average benefits, especially on the health insurance front.”
  • “I have felt welcomed here and I feel like the Senior Management cares.”

 

(For more reviews from current and former Western National employees, you can visit the company’s Glassdoor page here: http://bit.ly/2qXtl4A .)

 

***Western National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.***

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