Kin Insurance is hiring a

Senior Statutory Accounting Manager

Chicago, United States

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?

The Senior Accounting Manager is a highly visible member of the Finance Department reporting to the Controller. The ideal candidate will have extensive Statutory / GAAP insurance accounting knowledge, month-end close management experience and a passion for insurtech.

A day in the life could include: 

  • Lead, mentor and develop staff
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of all quarterly and annual statutory financial statements and related filings, ensuring compliance with NAIC and other regulatory requirements
  • Manage month-end statutory accounting financial close process, including review of journal entries and account reconciliations, for multiple carriers and captive
  • Responsible for the management of all Statutory to GAAP accounting adjustments
  • Perform technical accounting research to determine correct statutory accounting treatment of complex or unusual business transactions
  • Manage all statutory regulatory filings, state insurance department and audit requests
  • Maintain effective relationships with reinsurance brokers
  • Lead response activities for all regulatory inquiries, including market conduct exams
  • Implement and manage statutory ledger system
  • Lead state expansion activities ensuring all regulatory requirements are met and company can successfully conduct insurance operations
  • Provide timely accurate data for carrier financial forecasting models 
  • Assist the finance team with forecasting models for Kin Interinsurance Network 

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

  • 8-10 years statutory insurance accounting experience
  • Reinsurance accounting knowledge required
  • Bermuda captive knowledge preferred
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and fast paced startup environment
  • People management experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to manage multiple workstreams
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and Google Suite

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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