Direct Bill Commissions Specialist

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Description

Relation is among the fastest-growing insurance brokers in the U.S. We work together to bring new products, capabilities and ideas to our clients, while preserving the local relationships and expertise that our clients have come to expect. Our employees and our clients are our top priorities…our success is built upon both and we take that seriously. We offer a competitive compensation package (including benefits), a collaborative team environment and growth opportunities. 

We are looking for brilliant minds to come join us in a fast-paced, exciting work environment where having fun while working hard is part of our core values. Our culture encourages personal growth, and success. Are you a team player who enjoys challenging work? Do you believe the client always comes first? Come claim your future with a growing company that can help you be your best. Build a lasting connection with Relation!


POSITION SUMMARY

The Direct Bill Commissions Specialist will provide accounting support to major financial accounting areas, including accounts payable, general ledger accounting, and account reconciliation.


A GLIMPSE INTO THE POSITION

  • Processes benefits, personal, and/or commercial lines direct bill commissions. Searches customer and policy numbers and enter premiums and commissions received from insurance carriers.
  • Processes company commission due statements. Requires research to ensure funds have not already been paid to carriers; and initiate payments to carriers when necessary.
  • Processes intercompany journal entries and commission re-classes and manages the direct bill receivables report.
  • Reconciles direct bill general ledger accounts to ensure all monies deposited are appropriately recorded in the general ledger.(and all commission statements have been posted.
  • Maintains the Monthly Revenue Log, Carrier Website Login spreadsheet, and DB commission statement folders.
  • Communicates with carriers to obtain commission statements and pulls monthly statements from company websites.
  • Communicates with company personnel to resolve discrepancies and exceptions and to verify policy and commission information.
  • Reconcile Direct Bill General Ledger for month end closing and clear any outstanding items
  • Post Direct Bill commission entries and commission download entries as needed
  • Research & Resolve Direct Bill posting issues with outsourcing company and returning to them in a timely manner
  • Performs other duties or projects as assigned.

Requirements

SKILLS

  • Basic knowledge of accounting rules, regulations, policies and procedures that is reflective of the financial service industry.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications especially Word and Excel.
  • Advanced analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication.

COMPETENCIES

  • Advanced problem solving, relationship management and critical thinking skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects, meetings and deadlines.
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality.
  • Must value operating in a collaborative work environment.
  • Willingness to assist internal and external customers with any concerns.
  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness.
  • Ability to work independently and on a team.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or Statistics preferred 
  • Advanced course work in bookkeeping and accounting
  • 2 years finance and accounting experience preferred

Relation Insurance Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.