Gallagher Accounts Receivable Supervisor in Scottsdale, Arizona

Risk Placement Services (RPS) at http://rpsins.com/ , founded in 1997, is the largest Managing General Agent/Underwriting Manager* in the US and a leading Specialty Insurance Wholesaler and Standard Lines Aggregator. We partner with the highest quality providers in the industry to offer customized solutions that meet our clients' business needs. Our coast-to-coast network of offices utilizes its local awareness, regional expertise and national strength to deliver winning proposals time and again to each of the 12,000 agents and brokers we serve.

  • RPS excels at developing strong carrier and client relationships, the cornerstone of our industry. We respond quickly, courteously and professionally to all our customers. We encourage continuing education and provide numerous opportunities for our people to network and develop business relationships. We offer a challenging but fulfilling work environment for our 900 colleagues. We reward strong financial performance and seek hard-working, dedicated individuals who want to be part of our winning team.

* Business Insurance Ranking 2008-2010

Position Summary: Supervises all internal processes and procedures related to the centralized accounts payable/receivable function in addition to the day-to-day operations over a team of support staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads, coaches, develops, evaluates, and monitors staff to ensure deadlines are met.

  • Develops and monitors the controls to ensure timely and accurate reconciliation, payment, formal reporting and compliance to financial policies and SOX requirements.

  • Maintains the purchase ledger function and ensures the payment of all invoices and expense claims.

  • Aanalyze, research, and resolve complex problems; reviewing and implementing process efficiencies.

  • Prepare and/or approve balance sheet account reconciliations; associated tasks typically include ledger reconciliation and dealing with all invoice and expense claim queries.

Additional Considerations:

  • May also be responsible for higher level accounting work and audit remediation tasks.

  • Direct and lead the work of others in the department

  • Coordinate work between our offshore service center and local accounting center

  • Recruit and train new staff

  • Document and maintain all processes and procedures

  • Monitor and ensure adequate level of performance by individual team members

  • Assist team as needed to achieve departmental performance expectations

Required:

  • Associates degree.

  • 4 years general accounting experience.

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel.

  • Working competency in utilizing agency management systems.

  • Previous supervisory experience required.

Desired:

  • Bachelors degree preferred.

  • Insurance brokerage accounting experience desired.

  • Spreadsheet skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel a plus

  • Prior background in an accounts receivable position preferred

Key Characteristics:

  • Self-driven individual with demonstrated ability to take initiative and achieve results in a fast-paced and changing environment.

  • Ability to motivate, influence and lead others.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize issues.

  • Ability to exhibit composure, patience, and confidence when facing difficult situations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Finance

Organization: RPS Binding

Title: Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Location: Arizona-Scottsdale

Requisition ID: 44601