Kin Insurance is hiring a

Senior Statutory Accountant

Chicago, United States
Remote

The world has changed. Why hasn’t insurance?

Kin’s mission is to reimagine home insurance For Every New Normal. While other insurers struggle to handle a fast-changing world, Kin is built for the future and is prepared to meet its challenges head on while helping our customers do the same.

Kin is proud to be one of BuiltIn Chicago’s 2021 and 2022 Best Mid Sized Companies to work for, and Forbes 2021 Best Startup Employers in North America. Simply put, our people are what make us great, and we need forward-thinking, inspired game-changers like you to join us in our mission.

So, what’s the role? 

We are looking for an experienced and analytical accountant to own statutory reporting and accounting processes for Kin Interinsurance Network and manage a portion of the month end close for Kin Insurance Inc. Kin continues to grow, by size, products, and features, and the senior accountant will be integral to our success as we expand into new states. They will also help us continue to improve accounting processes, identify ways to improve our reporting, and work with our engineering team to assist with product features and improvements. We are also looking for the senior accountant to assist with carrier forecasting. 

A day in the life could include:

  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly and year-end close for two insurance carriers and captive
  • Coordinate regulatory filings, state insurance department requests, and audit requests 
  • Prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations 
  • Review and approve claim payments 
  • Prepare reinsurance reporting and other requests for external parties
  • Work on understanding requirements for state expansion and implementing the necessary updates 
  • Assist the finance team with forecasting models for Kin Interinsurance Network 
  • Lead / Assist in general accounting projects and process improvements as time allows (eg. payment process improvements, new systems implementation, general ledger updates, etc) 

I’ve got skills...but do I have the necessary ones? 

  • 4+ years experience in accounting 
  • GAAP & statutory insurance accounting knowledge 
  • Experience with the financial close process 
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office products and data analytic tools 
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and fast paced startup environment 

Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Very generous equity options and 401K
  • Parental Leave
  • Continuing education and professional development
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • The excitement of joining a high-growth Insurtech company and seeing your work make an impact

About Kin

In an industry that hasn't budged in more than 100 years, our technology transforms the user experience, cuts inefficiencies that waste billions of consumer dollars, and customizes coverage homeowners want. We believe insurance was always meant to be a digital product – we’re making that a reality. 

Our approach to the industry makes us unique, and the people at Kin help us excel. We’re a team of problem solvers, collaborators, builders, and dreamers who are passionate about creating positive change in the lives of our customers and in our industry. Kin is more than just our name – it’s how we treat each other. That’s one of the many reasons we’ve been recognized as a great place to work by Built In, Forbes, and Fast Company.

 

EEOC Statement

Kin is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We don't just accept difference – we honor it, nurture it, and celebrate it. We don’t discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Kin encourages applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities.

 

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