Careers

If you are seeking a career at TMLT, then you are seeking an opportunity to build a career in an energetic and growing organization. We not only offer dynamic career opportunities, but a competitive salary and generous benefits package that include medical, dental, life and disability insurance, paid vacation time, performance-based bonuses, professional development opportunities, a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution, a discretionary profit sharing contribution, and a unique defined benefit plan.

2018 Internship opportunities are also listed below, under the Current Career Opportunities.


CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Assistant Controller
The primary purpose of this position in the Accounting department is to ensure financial results are GAAP and statutory compliant, internal controls are maintained, and financial reporting deadlines are met.  

The Assistant Controller is responsible for the following duties:

  • Participate in and supervise month–end close activities and general accounting responsibilities for specific entities.
  • Manage financial compliance reporting for multiple entities. Keep current on regulatory procedures and filings for multiple states and types of entities.
  • Supervise and complete reinsurance accounting for multiple entities.
  • Participate in audits for insurance company financial statements for outside regulatory authorities and external auditors. Prepare and review audit work papers for internal and external auditors.
  • Supervise and prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements prepared on the STAT & GAAP bases.
  • Supervise and create statutory and GAAP related financial information and support as required, including the Annual Statement, Insurance Expense Exhibit, annual Risk Based Capital reporting, and participate in Schedule P reporting and analysis.
  • Participate in the creation and implementation of internal controls, monitoring of accounting processes, review of journal entries, review of financial statements, and review of reconciliations of general ledger accounts.
  • Develop and maintain thorough knowledge and understanding of insurance industry, accounting policies, financial systems, transaction processes, internal controls, and chart of accounts.
  • Prepare and post journal entries for more complex accounting areas with explanation and description of accounting. Prepare and/or review account analyses and monthly analytical review of balance sheets and income statements.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the process for continuous improvement and is open and responsive to change.
  • Demonstrate experience and proficiency in applying accounting principles/theories and concepts.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and STAT accounting, regulatory compliance, and accounting standards.
  • Strong experience in supervising accounting staff in the preparation, review, and analysis of financial statements and other financial information.
  • Must have strong accounting and analytical skills, and technical ability in financial information systems/applications.
  • Knowledge of Property & Casualty insurance industry, Medical Professional Liability a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of reinsurance accounting preferred.
  • Bachelors in accounting, CPA preferred.
  • Five to ten years of accounting experience with management, budgeting, audit, consolidations, and financial modeling experience. 

How to apply instructions listed below.

 

TMLT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

We are seeking qualified candidates for our 2018 Summer Intern Program, which will take place June 4 through Aug. 10. This program presents a hands-on learning experience in a supportive, mentoring environment that provides participants with a realistic look at the medical malpractice insurance services. As a TMLT intern you will focus on developing the skills necessary for success by assisting professionals with day-to-day job assignments and/or special projects.

During this internship period, you’ll be part of a diverse, experienced team of people who work hard; enjoy what they do and have strong relationships with each other.  Together, you’ll work to meet goals central to TMLT’s mission of “making a positive impact on the quality of health care for Texans, by educating, protecting, and defending physicians.”

Intern qualifications:

As an intern, you must be working towards a bachelor’s degree (graduating in 2019, 2020 or 2021). In addition, the following criteria are highly recommended:

•    Effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. 
•    Ability to provide information in a clear, concise manner.
•    Ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
•    Effective analytical skills to gather information, analyze facts, and draw conclusions.
•    Proficient in Microsoft applications such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Internship positions will work standard TMLT hours, Monday through Friday, at the Austin, Texas location.

The following internship positions are currently available.

Accounting Intern
Below is a sample of the special projects that will be assigned to the Accounting Intern:

  • Create and maintain account analysis files for various balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Perform intercompany account reconciliations.
  • Perform daily cash receipts processing and other AP/AR accounting functions. 
  • Create and update financial presentations and reports.
  • Prepare management reports and schedules.

 

Risk Management Intern
As an intern with the Risk Management department, your assignments will vary over time as you gain experience and skills. In this position, the successful candidate will typically perform some of the work of an entry-level TMLT employee such as:

  • Auditing of continuing medical education (CME) files.
  • Assisting the risk management department with group proposal preparation.
  • Editing risk management material for TMLT publications.
  • Entering, retrieving, and scanning information of varying complexity using computer systems and applications to update records.
  • Accompanying a risk management team member on a practice review and observing a CME activity (local only).
  • Researching and reporting on an evolving issue in healthcare.
  • Attending and participating in department meetings.


Sales Intern
As a Sales Intern, your assignments will vary over time as you gain experience and skills. The Sales Intern will typically perform some of the work of an entry-level sales employee such as:

  • Learning the basics of sales and how to use various systems and applications.
  • Assisting the sales team with the completion of new business applications. This includes assisting co-workers in researching problems and provides assistance to other departments as necessary.
  • Reviewing, evaluating, and categorizing incoming documents; verifies information for accuracy/appropriateness and follows up with others for missing or questionable data; prepares and assembles documents for additional handling by other associates or for distribution to outside contacts.
  • Entering and retrieving information of varying complexity using computer systems and applications to update records.
  • Listen in on customer service phone calls.
  • Accompany a sales team member on a new and/or renewal presentation (local only).

Additional criteria include:

  • Ability to analyze data and strong math skills.
  • Driven individual interested in a career in sales.


Underwriting Intern
As an underwriting intern, your assignments will vary over time as you gain experience and skills. The Underwriting Intern will typically perform some of the work of an entry-level underwriting employee such as:

  • Learning the basics of underwriting and how to use various systems and applications.
  • Assisting the underwriting teams with policy management, prospects, and endorsements. This includes assisting co-workers in researching problems and providing assistance to other departments as necessary.
  • Entering and retrieving information of varying complexity using computer systems and applications to update records.
  • Creating spreadsheets for the review and analysis of risks.
  • Assist with special projects as identified for TMLT and other business subsidiaries.
  • Listen in on customer service phone calls.
  • Accompany an underwriter and/or account service team member on a new and/or renewal presentation (local only).


Video Production Intern
As an intern in the Marketing Department, you will focus on producing video content that is relevant to TMLT’s marketing objectives. Videos produced will be shared on the TMLT website, in advertisements, and on social media channels. Content will adhere to department and company standards. All necessary equipment and software to produce the videos will be provided. If preferred, the intern may work with his or her own equipment and software. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Explore and develop creative approaches to communicating TMLT messages through video.
  • Pitch, shoot, edit, and produce original content to help TMLT build its brand, web presence, and YouTube channel.
  • Complete video production with minimal assistance.
  • Help develop internal approval process before final video delivery. Adhere to current department approvals for content.
  • Research and suggest new video formats to make our video work more effective.
  • Research the online video presence of TMLT competitors.

The ideal candidate will have coursework or background in video production, journalism, or a related field. In addition, the following criteria are highly recommended:

  • Proficient in basic video production skills, including videography, audio recording, lighting, editing, etc. 
  • Working knowledge of social media, search engine optimization, and content marketing, including best practices for posting content to social media.
  • Skilled with Adobe Creative Suite – Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. Skilled with video software, such as Final Cut Pro X, Camtasia, and Quick Time Pro.
  • Be a self-starter who can work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Have strong communication, organization, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Marketing staff to ensure that all department projects and assignments are completed on time and meet a high degree of quality.

 

How to apply for either a career opportunity or internship.
To apply, please download and complete our Application for Employment (PDF). Submit your completed application with resume and salary requirements to join-us@tmlt.org or by mail to:

Texas Medical Liability Trust
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 160140
Austin, Texas 78716