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Office Manager / Insurance Company

Job Title and Job Description

Office Manager / Insurance Company

Supervise five clerks. Full charge in bookkeeping, including Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable plus all financial statements. Direct and supervise secretaries. Manage all Human Resource issues including payroll, hiring and termination decisions, etc. Best part is working on different tasks most of the time.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

What new technology will be important?

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

I am currently earning an associate degree, and have three years experience in accounting and some supervising skills.

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

Concentrate on Business Management classes. Learn about tax laws, employment regulations, etc. Requires detail in accounting. Must keep confidentiality with all employees.

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

No, I never thought I would work in this field. A year ago I started with a business school, and found that I like this field.

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 1-Not Important 
Athletic / Physical 1-Not Important 
Bilingual 1-Not Important  
Computer Technology 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 1-Not Important 
Creative Thinking 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Interpersonal 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat ImportantInternal relations with all employees 
Investigative / Fact Finding 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
leadership and Supervising 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantTrain and supervise office staff 
Logical Thinking3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Math 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantMake sure all numbers and calculations are correct 
Mechanical Understanding 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Sales and Negotiation 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Scientific and Experimental 1-Not Important 
Social Service / Helping Skills 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Teaching / Instructing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantGive on-the-job training for all staff (incl. many who don‘t report to me) 
Verbal Communication 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Understanding Yourself 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Writing 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
 

Interview By: Office Manager