Accounts Payable Manager

Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Job Number: 1527

As a Specialized General Agency, which offers stop loss and ancillary benefit solutions to Brokers, Consultants and Third-Party Administrators. With an exclusive focus on these specialty products. We are looking for an ambitious Premium Manager who is passionate about playing a critical role in the maintenance and growth of our organization. The Premium Manager will work under the supervision of the Senior Director of Premium Accounting

Responsibilities include:

• Direct and oversee day to day of the Premiums department

• Meet department objectives through collaboration and delegation

• Train, coach and develop all premiums staff, including Premium Leads

• Handle all personnel matters, including but not limited to annual performance reviews and corrective actions as needed

• Approve employee timecards and manage Paid Time Off requests

• Initiate Bank Wires and process transfers

• Assist in closing Sales and Broker Grids

• Assure requirements of all carriers are met with premium processing

Qualifications include:

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent strongly preferred

• 5+ years’ experience in accounting and/or finance preferred

• 3+ years direct management experience preferred

• Previous accounting or finance experience required with superior understanding of credit and debt processes as well as accounting principles and how to apply them

• Experience working in the insurance industry and/or at a Carrier or Third-Party Administrator a plus

Must be local to the Scottsdale/PHX area. Hybrid schedule to local Scottsdale office

Must have:

  • Supervision/Management experience 
  • Hired/developed/trained/coached team
  • Led/implemented/developed process improvements
  • Developed/generated/wrote processes/SOPs/manuals
  • Vendor management (this coincides with our AP carrier management need)
  • Full-cycle AP/All AP aspects/Managed AP functions
  • Assisted/managed/directed month-end close
    • Reconciliation (bank/general ledger (GL)/balance sheet), journal entry creation


Like to have:

  • Audit preparation/Assisted with annual audit procedures
  • AP 3-way matching
  • W9/1099 processing/maintaining (this leans into carrier management, timeline management, and detail orientation)
  • GAAP is mentioned
  • Automation implementation


Nice to have:

  • Managed cash flow (this coincides with monitoring our daily incoming and outgoing funds)
  • Key Performance Indicators creating/developing/monitoring