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Senior Commission Accounting Analyst at GoHealth (Chicago, IL)

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GoHealth is looking for an experienced Commission Accounting Analyst to join their Commissions and Operations team. The analyst will be working with business stakeholders, as well as senior agency personnel, to audit and deliver carrier commissions in a timely and accurate manner. Due to the dynamic nature of the position and growth of GoHealth, the candidate should be a self-starter, who can work autonomously, as well as have a keen problem-solving ability and willingness to undertake any task.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.


  • Become a subject matter expert in GoHealth’s business processes, especially as it pertains to commissions across each carrier and business unit
  • Own and develop organizational controls, such as quality control measures, as well as creating an improved and efficient commission payment process
  • Process new business and renewal commissions for each respective non-captive carrier – including procuring commission statements, preparing commission run ledgers for finance and closing commission runs
  • Subject matter expert as it pertains to commissions, addressing questions from agencies, partners, and business stakeholders
  • Continually think of new ways data-based insights can help support GoHealth’s processes and improve decision-making
  • Communicate analytical insights, both verbally and visually
  • Oversight and ownership of ad-hoc analysis and audits
  • Mentor junior members of the team

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or another General Business focused field
  • 3+ years in a finance or accounting role and/or an advanced degree in business administration
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office Suite required, experience with Tableau or business intelligence software preferred
  • Experience with an insurance and/or healthcare environment, with some degree of focus on commissions and/or sales is preferred
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with senior business stakeholders, as well as senior agency personnel
  • Desire to improve upon current skills and learn new ones
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work independently with limited oversight

Benefits and Perks

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, GoHealth has decided to protect our current and future employees by managing our business remotely. This is inclusive of interviewing, onboarding and each role day-to-day. Please consider that our roles will not be remote long-term and will return to an office setting once we're safe to do so following the guidance of local health authorities' and the CDC.


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What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Unconscious bias training is completed by all employees and key leaders.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
At GoHealth you will find a very interactive Women@GoHealth, WomeninSales, Black Lives Matter ERGs to name a few. We continue to empower employees to create employee resource groups within
Hiring practices that promote diversity
From our gender neutralized job descriptions that encourage women and underrepresented groups to apply,to our interview practices, GoHealth strives to promote diversity when hiring.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
GoHealth provides all employees access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides well being and financial assistance. Our open PTO policy is also available for mental health days.
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Employee stock purchase plan
We have recently become public and will allow employees to purchase stock during certain times.
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
We provide 6 weeks of paid recovery time for new mom's and two weeks of bonding time to all new parents.
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Pre-COVID 19, GoHealth sponsored children's day by celebrating GoHealth families.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Our employees are encouraged to use our open PTO policy towards volunteering.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Employees can use our open PTO policy towards sick leave.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Recreational clubs
We have runners groups, volleyball groups and other
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
All GoHealth employees receive a work from home stipend to improve their WFH environment.
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Access to LinkedIn Learning has been provided to all employees as part of their professional and personal growth.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to virtual company wide sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives, employee referral bonuses, open vacation policy, we offer a work from home stipend to all new employees. We know that this pandemic has been difficult and working from home is a change. Every new employee receives access to a Work From Hope stipend to purchase items that will make your work from home experience much more comfortable.

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