Why Berkley Risk?

Over the years we have developed a solutions-oriented team environment focused on delivering superior customer experiences every day. We’re committed to innovation and continuous improvement. We strive to maintain a culture where our employees have a quality work-life balance so they can thrive both at and outside of work.

We offer a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage with an annual company contribution to your HSA, company paid life insurance, a wellness program, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan, profit sharing and employee stock purchase plan. We also encourage employees to get involved in their community through our Volunteering Program. Our employees enjoy a casual dress code.

For employees at our Minneapolis Headquarters our office is skyway connected with complimentary access to an onsite fitness center. In addition, we offer discounted Metro Transit to Minneapolis employees.


Current Openings

Position Summary/Overview:

 

Berkley Risk is currently looking for an Accounting Manager that will mainly be responsible for maintaining the accounting records and financial reporting for the company’s insurance program clients.  This position will also be responsible for managing the team of accountants and make sure policy and procedures are followed.  It will be expected to address tight deadlines within the department and oversee a variety of accounting activities.  They must be a team player and be able to work cross-functionally.  The ideal candidate we would be looking for will have experience with relevant accounting experience and will also have a minimum of at least three years of supervisory/manager experience.  We would also have a preference for a candidate that has previous knowledge of commercial property/casualty and workers’ compensation insurance.

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • Direct staff in the preparation of financial statements for insurance clients in accordance with US GAAP and/or Statutory guidelines.
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Review client financial statements and reports for timeliness and accuracy.
  • Prepare financial information for clients’ Board meetings or Finance committees and make presentations as required.
  • Prepare and/or respond to inquiries from workers compensation regulatory agencies and/or financial calls.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with outside auditors, actuaries, and other third parties and respond to their requests on a timely basis.
  • Maintain, analyze, and update monthly, quarterly, and annual loss statistics for client programs.
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analysis as necessary.
  • Prepare and/or file statutory reports for client programs as required.
  • Prepare scheduled reinsurance reporting documents affecting client programs and arrange for premium payments.
  • Act as a liaison between client, reinsurers, and company staff.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures and systems to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate staff.
  • Ensure that all staff have goals and monitor performance to enhance professional development.
  • Build effective teams; coach and develop others.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • May perform other functions as assigned.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • 5 plus years of relevant accounting experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a supervisor/manager.
  • P.A. designation is preferred.
  • Knowledge of commercial property/casualty and workers’ compensation insurance.
  • Strong PC skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to improve work processes.
  • Team player and an ability to work cross-functionally.

 

Berkley Risk Administrators Company, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Summary/Overview:

Berkley Risk is currently looking for an Administrative Services Clerk position to help perform a variety of office support functions and it may specialize in one or more areas of the office services department working in the office in St. Paul, MN.  This position will be responsible for handling mail, data entry, preparing and scanning documents and providing backup coverage and assistance when needed.  This position may also assist in the claims processing functions as well.  Our ideal candidate will have previous administrative experience, be able to perform multiple duties and prioritize those duties, good customer service skills and be able to work in a team environment.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming mail
  • Identify and distribute specialty mail on a priority basis daily
  • Print and sort checks, prepare for mailing
  • Data entry
  • Monitor and handle incoming faxes
  • Prepare and scan claim documents
  • Prepare and enter claim reports
  • Provide backup coverage & assistance within the department

 

Administrative Services Clerk may specialize in one area of the claims processing function, such as mail & claim processing, payment & accounting transactions, or financial compliance.

 

               Processing Mail and Entering Claims

  • Research mail, reported claims and phone calls via a PC
  • Identify duplicate claims
  • Open, identify and distribute incoming mail
  • Identify priority mail and distribute same day as received
  • Pick up paper claims (‘file backs’) and file per the claim’s status
  • Print, sort, log and prepare checks for mailing
  • Accurate Data Entry
  • Monitor and distribute incoming faxes
  • Prepare, scan and store claim documents
  • Monitor, prioritize and index incoming mail/documents using Captiva software
  • Maintain and monitor performance of department scanner and printers (toner orders and replacement)
  • Prepare and enter reported claims (P&C Claims, FROIs, etc)
  • Set up paper files as needed
  • Prepare and process claim acknowledgements and/or confirmations daily
  • Prioritize to enter the reported claim to meet statutory deadlines and/or performance guidelines
  • Make phone calls to our accounts to request missing information on a reported claim
  • Pursue clarification of coding and assignment of new claims with the Claim Handler or Office Services Supervisor
  • Identify policy coverage, if appropriate
  • Select/assign accurate codes to reported claims
  • Correct entry errors upon request of Claim Handler/Office Services Supervisor
  • Provide backup coverage and assistance within the department

 

Processing Payments and Entering Accounting Transactions

  • Research claim data, approved bills and payment screens in multiple databases via a PC
  • Identify duplicate bills
  • Investigate billing of services with inappropriate codes or missing information.
  • Enter medical bill data and codes in Power Trak (work comp) to generate payment per the MN Fee Schedule
  • Code bills with appropriate diagnosis/procedure codes for each bill line item, claim and provider tax identification number
  • Enter approved payment via the check menu and voucher process
  • Enter approved Accounting Transactions such as voids, recoveries, and refunds
  • Generate payment within 24 hours of Claim Handler payment approval date
  • Review billing queue in Power Trak (work comp) at the end of the day to resolve User errors
  • Request vendor changes/additions to accommodate accurate payment
  • Notify Claim Handler of system-generated payment delays
  • Notify Claim Handler of low reserves; copy supervisors
  • Pursue clarification of payment direction and/or billing questions with the Claim Handler
  • Provide coding and bill review assistance to Claim Staff to make payment
  • Provide coding and bill review assistance to Claim Staff to support Medicare requirements
  • Coordinate/report provider reconsiderations and the response per Office procedure
  • Maintain an up to-date Fee Review Manual (work comp)
  • Provide backup coverage and assistance within the department

 

Processing Financial Compliance

  • Enter approved Accounting Transactions such as voids, recoveries, pay code transfers and refunds
  • Process the escheatment procedure at the direction of the Minneapolis accounting department and upon approval/clarification of the Office Services Supervisor or Claim Handler
  • Research claim notes to process receipt of checks to post or void; initiate and complete the processing
  • Research, assist and respond to 1099 issues
  • Log receipt and posting of all 3rd party checks (Outside checks)
  • Route ‘live checks’ to LMCIT Finance in compliance with forensic audits
  • Log and monitor voids
  • Log legal payments made on behalf of LMCIT Legal Department (work comp)
  • Submit requests for vendor addition/update
  • Bill Home Insurance accounts and log/process receipt of payment (work comp)
  • Support and coordinate deductible process for both WC and P&C
  • Assist with data validation
  • Coordinate with Claims and the Tech Specialist re: coding, Supplementary Benefit Wins screen and preparation for the actuarial audit (work comp)
  • Enter approved payment via the voucher process
  • Assist with the distribution of Loss Runs (work comp)
  • Assist with the Iron Mountain off-site storage logs
  • Box up closed files, index and arrange for storage
  • Pull, recall stored files as needed
  • Review month-end reports for bank code accuracy, negative numbers indicating a deductible refund, etc.
  • Process fraudulently cashed checks under the direction of Minneapolis accounting department
  • Coordinate with Underwriting re: late premium payments, deductibles, cancellations, etc.
  • Provide backup coverage and assistance within the department
  • May perform other functions as assigned.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School diploma
  • 10-key by touch
  • Excellent typing and computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Past office experience desirable

 

Berkley Risk Administrators Company, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

LOCATION: Duluth/Virginia Minnesota

POSITION SUMMARY/OVERVIEW:  

This position will be responsible for the investigation, evaluation and adjustment of claims for a dedicated program handling municipal property and casualty claims in Northeast, MN.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS:  

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Interview insureds, injured parties, witnesses and others as appropriate.
  • Inspect property damage.
  • Review factual information to prepare damage estimates.
  • Investigate assigned losses to determine coverage.
  • Evaluate loss exposure for various property losses.
  • Evaluate and negotiate settlements based upon coverage document language.
  • Determine scope of loss and cost of repairs.
  • Make recommendations regarding resolution of claims.
  • Make recommendations regarding litigation.
  • Prepare reports for client company.
  • Enter reports/file activity into electronic claim processing system.
  • Accountable for results, customer service, and achieving departmental and unit objectives.
  • May perform other functions as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:  

The following education, experience and skill requirements are necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 2 – 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Must maintain a current/valid adjuster’s license at all times.
  • Must have a working knowledge of a variety of subjects including, but not limited to, insurance related laws/regulations, medical terminology, general construction, and automobile repairs.
  • Must possess a high degree of literacy.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-directed.
  • Excellent human relations and customer service skills.
  • Strong PC skills and a working knowledge of Windows environment.
  • Must be proficient in analytical tasks.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and carry vehicle insurance coverage.
  • Must maintain a current Resident Independent Adjuster’s license in the state of MN.
     

 


To apply submit your resume to the email address below.
Please include the job number in the subject line of email.
Thank you for your interest.
careers@berkleyrisk.com

 

Berkley Risk Administrators Company, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability, public assistance status or any other legally protected status.