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Carrier Payables Specialist

Location
Austin, Texas
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022
We have a business with purpose and are looking for passionate, innovative people like you to join our team! INSURICA has built a rewarding environment for Colleagues and continues to uphold our solid customer pledge by "Specializing in You".

INSURICA has over 600 employees across 3 time zones, 6 states, and 30+ locations nationwide. We are among the 50 largest insurance brokers in the US and are currently the 23rd largest privately held independent agency in the country.

We take pride in our welcoming and diverse culture, internal growth opportunity, and robust compensation and benefit package. INSURICA provides our Colleagues with cutting edge resources, tools, and support so that we can be the best at what we do.

SUMMARY:

The Carrier Payables Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate payment of Insurance carrier accounts, as well as reconciliation research and balancing of related general ledger accounts

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Accurate and timely reconciliation of carrier statements and/or individual carrier invoices against EPIC invoicing

Research discrepancies and work with internal Account Managers and/or carrier contacts to determine corrective action needed

Process payments to Finance Companies as needed for financed policies

Monitor the subsidiary ledger to ensure timely payments to carriers and accurate record keeping in the agency management system

Develop and maintain effective relationships with carrier contacts, to ensure open communication and joint resolution process, as issues arise

Participate in seminars and other training for knowledge and skill development

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job description is intended to describe the level of work required of the person performing the job. Essential functions are outlined. Other duties may be assigned as needs arise or as required to support the essential functions. Specific performance objectives may be developed each year to measure performance of the tasks and functions listed in this job description.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Basic accounting knowledge of journal entries

Strong computer skills, with a focus on the Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.) with an understanding of automated agency management systems

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Detail oriented, accurate with data input, and have math skills including ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers

Team player and willing to find accommodating solutions for our customers, companies, and Agency

Ability to work within a fast paced, changing priority environment
Self-motivated, with the initiative to prioritize and be self-directed
Regular and punctual attendance is required

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally, and in writing

Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with both colleagues, and managers, across all levels

Ability to promote, and maintain a team environment, willing to find accommodating solutions for our customers, companies and the Agency

o Ability to successfully adhere to company policies and procedures, as well as maintain strict confidentiality

JOB REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

2 - 4 years experience in agency accounting, with demonstrated knowledge of accounts receivable and payable preferred

High School diploma required

College level accounting courses or equivalent experience preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS:

Fast-paced, multi-tasking, office environment with periodic high disruption and changing priorities

Ability to perform approximately 80% sedentary work, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and negligible force frequently

Ability to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally

Requires operation of a computer workstation, including keyboard and video display

_All requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate physical or mental impairment_

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
Physical Setting:
Office
Schedule:
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental Pay:
Bonus pay

Education:
High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:
Accounts payable: 3 years (Preferred)
Accounts receivable: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location
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Details

  • Job Reference: 674028106-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: INSURICA
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent