• Accounting Intern - Summer 2020

    Location US-OH-Richfield
    Posted Date 7 days ago(9/9/2019 4:17 PM)
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  • Overview

    National Interstate is a member of Great American Insurance Group. As one of the leading commercial transportation insurers in the nation, we offer risk financing solutions in all 50 states tailored to meet the needs of a wide variety of transportation classes. Our offerings include traditional insurance and innovative alternative risk transfer (ART) programs, including more than a dozen group captive programs catering to niche wheels markets. We are proud to be a multiple Northcoast 99 winner and Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio. It is because of our talented and dedicated team that we are able to live out our company values of integrity, transparency, fairness, accountability, empowerment and collaboration with each transaction we make. If you are ready to join an engaging and driven team such as ours, we would love to hear from you!


    The National Interstate Internship Program will begin May 2020 and end in August 2020.

    Key aspects of this role:


    As an Accounting Intern, you will be responsible for assisting in and undertaking entry level accounting tasks such in areas such as prepaid assets, fixed assets, other assets, other liabilities, while also completing applicable journal entries and account reconciliations. Desirable candidates will be able to effectively:


    • Assist with certain daily banking and treasury management functions, including tracking cash balances in both operating and deposit accounts and recording transfer cash activity
    • Assist in certain Investment accounting and reporting areas by completing tasks such as posting transactions and income in the investment accounting system
    • Complete various reinsurance reconciliations and reinsurance billings and payments in the accounting area
    • Assist with various SEC reporting responsibilities including XBRL tagging and proofreading quarterly 10-Q and earnings release
    • Assist with statutory loss reporting on one of the four statutory insurance companies (Part 3 Loss and Expense Reserves Schedule)
    • Assist with statutory investment reporting on one of the four statutory insurance companies (Schedule DA)
    • Provide analyses and reports to management as requested
    • Perform other duties/ad hoc tasks as assigned


    Skills and background we are looking for:

    • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university, pursuing a degree in Accounting
    • Anticipated graduation date ranging from Fall/Winter 2020 to Spring 2021
    • Prior experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Must be available to work 40 hours in the summer.


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