Accounting Intern – Summer 2019

Location: Rosemont, IL
Salary: tbd
Level: Temporary
Published: April 5, 2019

The Role

The Accounting Intern will provide administrative and general accounting support to the finance team as a whole. 

The Intern will have a thorough understanding of accounting principles  and will assist with routine department tasks, reconcile various accounts, handle clerical accounting operations, and provide general help throughout the department as needed. 

  • Account reconciliation preparation, including but not limited to; cash, reinsurance, investments, suspense, policy loans,
  • Assist with research and compilation of annual Department of Insurance filings
  • Assist, as directed, with the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements on a GAAP and statutory basis.
  • Provide assistance with analysis of financial results.
  • Handling of incoming and outgoing mail / FedEx for the department
  • Preparation for tax correspondence including envelopes, labels, assembling filings, and deliveries to post office.
  • File organization and maintenance, including new file set up, scanning documents, etc.



Your Experience

  • Progress towards a BA or AA degree in Accounting or related field
  • Previous experience in professional environment preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver timely results and attentive to deadlines.

Your Skills

  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Knowledge of Oracle is valuable
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to collaborate with team members
  • Extremely organized; sound judgment and able to handle multiple and changing priorities
  • Keen eye for detail and accuracy

About Lincoln Benefit Life

Lincoln Benefit Life is a specialist U.S. life insurance company. Our mission is to build a substantial, diversified and lasting life insurance company. Our focus is providing excellent policyholder service and delivering sustainable financial results within a well-controlled risk framework. Lincoln Benefit Life, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, is a long-standing leader in the financial services industry. Founded in 1938, LBL built its reputation on solid life insurance and annuity product offerings, backed by high standards of customer service.


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