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NATAŠA STILLMAN 315 King Street, #1F, Port Chester, NY 10573 Mobile: 914.330.

4775 | E-mail: natasakol@hotmail.com
SUMMARY
Finance and Operations professional with five years of experience in international commercial insurance brokerage, providing global insurance coverage for Fortune 500 companies. Expertise in budgeting, forecasting and revenue analysis. Exceptional knowledge of surplus lines tax reporting, laws and regulations in all fifty states. Well organized team player, with excellent interpersonal style and emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
TOWERS WATSON (f.k.a. Towers Perrin Forster & Crosby) | Stamford, CT 2007 to Present

Finance/Accounting Manager (2010 - Present) Facilitate financial and accounting support to Insurance Brokerage (IB) Division, which generates annual revenue in excess of $10 million. Perform essential functions, such as tracking and budgeting annual and monthly client revenue, monitoring accounting systems for transactional accuracy, processing surplus lines tax filings, ensuring financial compliance of the Division while providing high level of client service. • Partner with Account Executives to develop, manage, forecast and re-forecast client budgets. Deliver high level analysis of monthly, quarterly and YTD revenue variance against budget to Senior Management, and provide clear, concise and insightful comments and recommendations. • Establish financial reporting standards while ensuring that all internal and external regulatory requirements are met. Develop numerous procedures in order to help Division transition from private to public company. • Report all monthly, quarterly, semi- and annual surplus lines tax filings to State Insurance Departments in all fifty states while ensuring IB’s compliance with various state tax and financial policies and procedures. Keep current on changes in surplus lines tax regulations. • Train, supervise and provide guidance to Billing Specialist towards resolution of complex internal and external billings while providing challenging growth oriented environment. Property & Casualty Operations Specialist (2008 - 2010) (Promoted) Assisted Insurance Brokerage (IB) Operations Manager with execution and oversight of various back office activities, including revenue tracking and reporting, managing accounts payable and receivable, processing surplus lines tax reporting, setting up new prospect, client and vendor payable codes and general client support. • Managed accounts payable/receivable and unapplied cash to ensure timely collection of premiums and payments to carriers while maintaining Division’s lowest percentage of payable/receivable and unapplied cash in the last 10 years. • Oversaw client billing process and intervened when necessary to provide guidance around resolving complex billing questions or disputes. Provided daily client support regarding billing matters. • Researched and reported surplus lines filings and taxes due in all fifty states for all IB clients. Accomplished multiple 100%-compliant state audits, as result of surplus lines tax filing process, which supported annual premium income of $100M; communicated audit results and recommendations to Senior Management. • Acted as liaison between internal IT and IB staff in regard to transactional accuracy of Division’s policy management system (Sagitta) and all inquiries related to system usage and upgrades. • Business knowledge of surplus lines licensing, individual and corporate licensing - acted as link between internal Licensing/Legal Department and IB staff for all inquiries regarding license maintenance. • Council Member, Towers Perrin Workplace Review Committee • Winner Towers Perrin Stars Award for Exceptional Work Performance

2007 | Albany. Disbursed funds to clients and carriers on daily basis in timely fashion. NY University of Banjaluka | Banjaluka. Business Marketing. researched and confirmed current surplus lines tax laws. • Worked closely with Operations Manager to analyze and communicate business performance to IB staff. Bosnia and Herzegovina Bachelors Degree in Tourism and Geography.0 SUNY Westchester Community College | Valhalla. UNIX.. ImageRight. Oracle. 2010 | GPA 4. Microsoft Office (Word.8 PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS & AFFILIATIONS Property & Casualty Insurance Broker’s License. Basic skills in Italian . New York State (Current) Member of Securities & Insurance Licensing Association (SILA) (Since 2009) TECHNOLOGY & LANGUAGE SKILLS Sagitta. Reviewed accounts payables/receivables and reported findings to Operations Manager. Adobe Acrobat.0 Received the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. • Entered and maintained statistical data by using mainframe system as well as Excel spreadsheets.NATAŠA STILLMAN TOWERS WATSON (Continued) PAGE 2 Billing Specialist (2007 . and determined tax and regulatory filing requirements. CertsNow. PowerPoint). • Administered surplus lines tax and fee filings.2008) (Promoted) Created client invoices in Sagitta and UNIX. 2006 | GPA 4. NY Master of Science in International Management. EDUCATION Manhattanville College | Purchase. Partnered with licensing specialist to process all corporate related surplus lines tax reporting. • Managed Flood Program for all IB clients in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program regulations. • Issued Certificates of Insurance and Auto ID Cards for all IB clients in all fifty states. Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes Bilingual in English and Serbian. 2002 | GPA 3. Excel. NY Associate of Applied Science. Filed correspondence and documentation in accordance with Insurance Brokerage (IB) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).