Intern – Accounting/Finance

Location: Rosemont, IL
Salary: $20/hr
Level: Intern
Published: August 14, 2019

The Role

The hours of this position are flexible and Part Time candidates will be considered. Normal business hours are 8:30-5:00 Mon-Fri.
The Intern will provide general accounting support to the finance team as a whole. He or she will have an intermediate 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.
As needed, and with direction, will assist with the following:
  • Account reconciliation preparation, including but not limited to; cash, reinsurance, investments, suspense, policy loans,
  • Research and compilation of annual Department of Insurance filings
  • The preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements on a GAAP and statutory basis.
  • Analysis of financial results.
  • Premium and municipal tax filings
  • Federal and state income tax compliance including estimated tax payments and filing of federal and state income returns.
  • 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, or graduate with, a BA or AA degree in Accounting or related field
  • Previous experience in professional environment; life insurance industry a plus, 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 work with various team members
  • Keen eye for detail and accuracy



  • Efficient and effective
  • Team player; collaborative style; partners effectively and with ease.
  • Results-driven; problem-solver
  • Quality focused

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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