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Accounting Assistant/Payroll Coordinator

Location:Oak Brook, IL
Employment Type:Full Time

Accounting Assistant/Payroll Coordinator

Life Insurance Industry

THE OPPORTUNITY:  This is an outstanding opportunity to join a company that has been chosen as one of "Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For" since 2006.  This role has primary responsibility to process and remit payroll to the Company's payroll provider; perform analysis to insure accuracy of payroll; and reconcile transactions and account balances.  In addition, this position processes and records all cash receipts; processes mortgage transactions and prepares various mortgage reports; monitors guarantee fund assessments and calculates accrual; prepares state compliance filings to include premium tax filings; and prepares and analyzes data for Form 945 reporting.   

WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED:  If you have a proven track record of successfully processing payroll in addition to other accounting functions, demonstrating teamwork and flexibility, the ability to work independently, and have a professional demeanor, you could be positioned for this career opportunity.  To be considered, candidates must have at a minimum the following qualifications:

•·         4+ years of experience in accounting department or relevant education or work experience

•·         2+ years of experience in Payroll Accounting

•·         Well-developed computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel, experience and working knowledge of Word and accounting applications

•·         Proven ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and private information

•·         Associate or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting an prior experience with ADP Payroll systems preferred but not required

ABOUT US:  MTL Insurance Company, a mutual company and member of the Mutual Trust Financial Group, headquartered in Oak Brook, IL, is a leader in the individual life insurance industry.  We are proud of our 107 years in business, our strong industry position, our product performance, and our delivery of outstanding service to our agents and policyholders.  MTL's Excellent AM Best and Standard & Poor ratings are a testament to our stability and strong leadership.  Visit our website at to learn more about us.                                      

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES:  If you are a high-energy individual who likes to be challenged and enjoys a dynamic, innovative environment that provides multiple opportunities to contribute, as well as a broad base of responsibilities, we would like to hear from you.  We offer market competitive salary and benefits, which include:                                                                                        

  • 401K with Company match and profit sharing
  • Generous time off plan
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Subsidized cafeteria
  • Onsite exercise facility
  • Tuition reimbursement and industry sponsored education. 

If interested, please apply at  Applications that do not include salary history may          not be considered.

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