April 12, 2023

Finance- Accountant

Location: Rosemont/Chicago, IL


With offices in New York City and Chicago - Rosemont, IL, Kuvare Insurance Services (“KIS”) is a boutique asset management firm that specializes in building tailored solutions for insurance companies with the goal of delivering superior risk-adjusted returns. Led by a seasoned team of insurance industry investment professionals and asset class specialists, KIS oversees all investment activities for Kuvare’s operating companies. For more information about KIS, please visit https://kuvare.com/insurance-services.

In support of this business, KIS is seeking an Accountant to join the Rosemont -Chicago based team. As a direct report to Kuvare Insurance Services’ Controller (KIS), this role will be involved with all aspects of the accounting, reporting and analysis functions related to KIS. You will be responsible for the daily operational tasks as well as the monthly, quarterly & annual accounting duties. In addition, you will be expected to assist with ad hoc requests and participate in accounting projects that may be at the KIS and/or Kuvare level. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work independently under tight deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Manage the accounts payable process (documentation, payment, and recording of invoices)
  • Review & approve travel expenses in accordance with the KIS travel policy.
  • Record monthly/quarterly journal entries and reconcile general ledger accounts.
  • Manage the quarterly Client invoice process (calculate, create, distribute & monitor payments).
  • Project quarterly cash needs & process quarterly investor distributions.
  • Assist in preparing & distributing quarterly KIS LP capital statements to investors.
  • Assist in preparing quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Assist with current year budget analysis & work with KIS Management on future budgets.
  • Work with the Tax team to ensure KIS is compliant with state & federal tax filings, including the distribution of 1099s.
  • Assist with annual audits & SOC 1 Report exams.
  • Oversee & consolidate KIS’ subsidiaries accounting & reporting.
  • Assist with ad hoc requests & projects.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • 3-5 years of experience in public accounting (with a focus in financial services/insurance), and/or strategic/analytical work within a financial services / insurance business.
  • Insurance and/or asset management experience a plus.
  • Soc 1/operational controls experience is a plus.
  • Audit experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of both STAT and GAAP accounting is preferred.
  • CPA is preferred.


  • Clear communicator – ability to present analysis & financial results in a clear and concise manner.
  • Collaborative – able to reach out across the organization and work with both staff as well as management.
  • Research and decision making – analyzes & resolves complex issues with effective, practical solutions.
  • Flexible – embraces change & open to the challenges we face as a start-up firm.
  • Organized – ability to manage and prioritize cyclical tasks in addition to ad hoc requests.
  • Continuous learning – loves asking ‘why’ and learning about new things.
  • Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills

Kuvare company is an equal opportunity employer that makes hiring decisions based on merit, qualifications, and the business need. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religious persuasion, marital status, political belief, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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