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The Municipal Association of South Carolina is accepting resumes for the position of accountant for Risk Management Services. This position will provide accounting services, timely financial reporting, and other professional duties for the SC Municipal Insurance Trust, the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund, and the SC Other Retirement Benefits Employer Trust programs. Includes a competitive salary based on qualifications with an excellent benefits package, including South Carolina State Retirement and insurance.

Duties:

  • Assists independent auditors and actuaries by providing information and documentation and assists in the implementation of recommended changes to the accounting system
  • Assists with annual financial statement audits and preparation of draft audited financial statements
  • Develops and recommends policies and procedures for internal control
  • Analyzes and interprets new accounting pronouncements
  • Reviews and submits information to outside entities
  • Assists with preparation of annual budgets and provide monthly departmental budget reporting
  • Prepares regulatory filings
  • Monitors investments and reconciles bank accounts on a daily basis
  • Administers Risk Management Services grant programs to further assist members in establishing effective risk management and safety programs within their organizations, including identifying eligible recipients, tracking expenditures and preparing related reports as required by granting agencies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or a closely related field
  • Two years of experience in the field of accounting is preferred; experience with internal controls, and financial reporting are desirable.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, communication and customer service skills
  • Public sector knowledge/experience is preferred

Email resume and cover letter to Summer Randall at srandall@masc.sc. Position will remain open until filled. The Municipal Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit www.masc.sc.

Accounts Receivable Coordinator

 The Municipal Association of South Carolina is accepting applications for the position of Accounts Receivable Coordinator. The person in this role will coordinate and manage the incoming deposits for all Association organizations and prepare related reconciliations. This is a part-time position that will work an average of 20 hours per week. This position is not eligible for benefits.

Job duties:

  • Coordinates accounts receivable functions, ensuring compliance with policies, procedures and generally accepted accounting methods; and handles a wide variety of deposits for different companies
  • Performs multiple tasks in the Association Management Software such as creating, reviewing, closing and posting batches; distributes batch reports; and reconciles transactions with other financial statements
  • Prepares monthly workpapers and financial statements for one or more of the Association's programs

 Qualifications:

  • Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Requires two years of experience in accounting or finance; education may be substituted for experience
  • Proven ability to master multiple computer programs and complex software
  • Strong organizational, time management, prioritization, grammar, proofreading, written and verbal communication, and analytical skills
  • Detail orientated and ability to master job responsibilities quickly
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite with proficiency in Excel

Pay info: Competitive pay based on qualifications 

 How to apply: Email resumes to Summer Randall at srandall@masc.sc by the close of business on January 11. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit www.masc.sc.
 
The Municipal Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

General Counsel

 The Municipal Association is seeking a well-qualified and results-oriented candidate to fill the position of General Counsel. This position works closely with the executive director, directors and various department heads to ensure the Association remains in legal and regulatory compliance with state and federal laws and regulations in all of its dealings. In addition, the general counsel responds to inquiries from city attorneys and member cities, provides legal advice to Association staff and board, and reviews and prepares legal documents and proposed legislation. This position reports to the executive director.

Job duties include:

  • Protects the Association's legal interests by providing sound legal advice and counsel to the Association's executive director, department heads and board
  • Works with employees at all levels within the organization to identify and resolve legal concerns and to facilitate process changes to prevent future occurrences
  • Responds to legal inquiries and provides technical assistance to the Association's staff and board. Provides legal support to field services and other staff giving technical assistance to member organizations
  • Provides limited technical assistance directly to member city attorneys and city managers upon request
  • Monitors and analyzes state and federal court cases and legal precedents to evaluate for impact on the Association or municipal government. Provides legal guidance regarding municipal issues, and participates in the development of strategy in legal matters with broader implications for municipalities
  • Makes recommendations to the executive director regarding filing of amicus curiae briefs. Drafts or supervises drafting of briefs and model ordinances when necessary
  • Conducts research on legal matters related to Association services and programs
  • Responsible for the negotiation, drafting or review of all contracts for the Association

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited law school with strong academic record and in good standing with the South Carolina State Bar; if not a member of the South Carolina State Bar, willingness and eligibility to join South Carolina State Bar upon hire
  • Requires seven or more years of experience as a practicing attorney within either a private law firm, public or private corporation, or non-profit setting; experience in a government, member association, or non-profit setting is preferable, with significant experience and comfort with contract review, drafting and negotiation; experience in public finance and navigating relationships between non-profit entities and public bodies is also strongly preferred
  • Possess strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills and a proven ability to develop timely and accurate solutions and recommendations

Pay info: Competitive salary based on qualifications with excellent benefits package, including SC state retirement and health insurance.

How to apply:  Email resume and cover letter to Summer Randall at srandall@masc.sc. Position will remain open until filled. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit www.masc.sc.

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Property and Liability Claims Analyst

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is accepting resumes for the position of claims analyst for the property and liability insurance program. This position will review property and liability claims within the department to ensure compliance with Risk Management Services' policies, practices and standards. The position provides indirect oversight of the property and liability claims adjusters and the claims adjustment process. The position will provide training and guidance to the adjusters as needed. The position is also responsible for adjudicating property and liability claims in accordance with the South Carolina Tort Claims Act. Occasional in-state travel is required. Competitive salary based on qualifications and excellent benefits package, including South Carolina State Retirement and insurance

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of education in business administration, public administration, risk management or a closely related field
  • Ten years of progressive experience in insurance claims adjudication. Previous direct or indirect supervisory experience preferred
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license and a valid SC Claims Adjuster license; Associate in Claims designation is preferred
  • Fundamental knowledge of the insurance industry, claims, and the insurance legal and regulatory environment
  • Demonstrated above average interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills, as well as written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to negotiate fair and equitable claims settlements
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in maintaining complex electronic files and records in an online document management system
  • Strong awareness of and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Public sector knowledge/experience is preferred

Email resume and cover letter to Summer Randall at srandall@masc.sc. Position will remain open until filled. The Municipal Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit us online at www.masc.sc.

Underwriter

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is accepting applications for the position of underwriter. This position provides technical support to the underwriting of the workers' compensation and property and liability insurance programs offered through the Municipal Association. Competitive salary based on qualifications and excellent benefits package including South Carolina State Retirement and insurance.

 Job Duties:

  • Assists with underwriting SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund and SC Municipal Insurance Trust programs to ensure adequate funding; evaluates member exposures; and establishes rating and premium development on an annual basis
  • Assists with ongoing review of SCMIRF coverage documents to ensure consistency and accuracy, and works with members to determine coverage needs
  • Assists with reinsurance renewals and preparation of information for reinsurers; facilitates worker's compensation payroll audits, ancillary policy placement for members, and the annual membership renewal process; and assists with new member orientation as requested

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in risk management, public administration, business administration or a closely related field and five years of experience in insurance underwriting or a related field; and public sector knowledge/experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced proficiency in Excel and database applications
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills; excellent organizational and time management skills;

How to apply: Email resume and cover letter to Summer Randall at srandall@masc.sc. Position will remain open until filled. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit us online at www.masc.sc.

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.