Jim Walsh is Divisional Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company (HCSC). Jim currently leads HCSC’s financial reporting and certain financial operations functions, including all external reporting, internal management reporting, cash receipts processing, and A/P. Jim is involved in assisting with board and governance responsibilities associated with HCSC and certain HCSC subsidiaries and affiliates. Prior to joining HCSC, Jim spent 18 years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen LLP and Ernst & Young LLP, achieving partner with Ernst & Young LLP. Jim specialized in the insurance industry, including 13 years working with HCSC as a client. Over this time he acquired a deep understanding of GAAP and statutory accounting practices for insurance companies and insurance company operations.
Outside of work Jim is involved in volunteer activities with Frances Xavier Warde School, including serving on the Finance Committee.
Jim received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Illinois State University, is a registered CPA and member of the Illinois CPA Society and AICPA.