Do You Want to Leverage Your Leadership Abilities?

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

Do You Want to Leverage Your Leadership Abilities at a High Growth Company

As an independent broker, Rice Insurance is an innovative, fast paced, sales focused company. Due to our phenomenal success we are growing exponentially. For you, this means the opportunity to make a big impact at the executive level, working with a dynamic Executive Management and Accounting team to elevate the company for the future. In this highly visible role, you will be integral in strengthening our accounting infrastructure and putting processes, policies and internal controls in place that will support us as we grow to the future. With a team of accounting professionals reporting directly to you, you will be responsible for seeing the 'big picture,” managing day to day accounting activities, and delivering upon your vision for effectively scaling our operations. Take this opportunity to leave your mark on a company that is dedicated to your success!

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • 401K
  • Work/life balance
  • Opportunities and potential to make a difference

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure fiscal responsibility by maintaining a documented system of accounting policies, procedures, orderly accounting records retention system and procedures to approve or authorize accounting transactions
  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, fixed asset records, general & entity accounting, operations etc.
  • All taxation matters including federal, state & local
  • Maintain & improve financial analysis, including month end financial reporting and analysis. Prepares and distributes daily, weekly and other periodic reports on revenue and key performance data
  • Responsible for direct staff training by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees, and appraising job results
  • Management of key software modules including database and payroll systems
  • Learn and understand existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements
  • Implement disciplines of internal audits, controls, and checks across all departments
  • Capital equipment purchasing and financing, both technical and relationship
  • Provide financial analysis tools to evaluate company ventures or special projects, programs, etc.
  • Evaluate processes and procedures and improve efficiency and scalability as company grows
  • Manage IT network environment and outside IT support


  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in accounting or equivalent from four-year College; and five+ years of related experience
  • Excellent prioritization, organization and research skills
  • Strong data analytical skills including data extraction and trend evaluation & identifications
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and report writing and data extractions
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Ability to analyze discrepancies, identify and recommend solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to successfully work with a sales focused organization
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from group of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Current or Prior CPA or CMA is preferred

Founded in 1946, Rice Insurance is an independently owned, full service insurance broker located in beautiful Bellingham, Washington. We believe in building long term relationships with our clients and holding our employees to a high level of integrity. At Rice Insurance we believe that offering clients the highest level of service starts with creating a terrific work environment and that’s why we’re looking for only the best and the brightest

Job Requirements:
Related Keywords:

controller, CFO, accounts payable, AP, accounts receivable, AR, working capital, work in progress, WIP, P&L, profit and loss, balance sheet, job cost, reporting, gross margin, variance, month end, vendor management, cash management, contract management, modeling, forecasting, strategic planning, tax, budget, budgeting

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