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Senior Accountant II

Pie Insurance

Pie Insurance

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Pie's mission is to empower small businesses to thrive by making commercial insurance affordable and as easy as pie. We leverage technology to transform how small businesses buy and experience commercial insurance.
Like our small business customers, we are a diverse team of builders, dreamers, and entrepreneurs who are driven by core values and operating principles that guide every decision we make.

Working with the Accounting Manager and supporting our Controllers, you’ll contribute to building our accounting function and have valuable opportunities to help improve existing accounting processes, develop new accounting procedures, implement new financial systems, and take ownership of the company’s financial statements. You’ll interface with fellow Pie-oneers and external stakeholders while being accountable for the accurate and timely completion of all assigned tasks.

How You’ll Do It

  • Participate in the monthly accounting close process. Prepare journal entries, reconciliations, and variance analyses in accordance with U.S. GAAP and internal company policies. Deliver accurate information on time.
  • Perform account reconciliations related to premium receivables, claims liabilities, and reinsurance transactions.
  • Assist in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements and footnotes.
  • Maintain and improve the workpapers and processes utilized to close specific accounts you will own.
  • Improve existing accounting processes wherever possible, focusing on effective internal controls.
  • Support year-end financial statement audits as well as quarterly reviews.
  • Partner with the Finance team to analyze historical results and improve information quality.
  • Participate in larger projects around (a) automation, (b) system implementation, modification, and integration, and (c) implementation of best practices to drive efficiency in the accounting department.
  • Support other internal teams and external partners with their accounting-related and operational needs.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and requests as needed.

The Right Stuff

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant public accounting and/or industry experience, with a focus on insurance accounting and ASC 944 standards.
  • Prior experience with reinsurance is a plus.
  • Proficiency in U.S. GAAP and the ability to apply technical accounting knowledge to real-world business transactions.
  • Extremely high level of attention to detail.
  • Thorough and detailed documentation skills.
  • Desire and ability to learn and understand the business and accounting rationale behind specific accounts (understanding why you are doing things as opposed to merely following steps).
  • Self-starter and self-motivated to work independently and adapt within a fast-paced environment with competing priorities.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines, such as monthly/quarterly/annual accounting close, external audit deadlines, etc.
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional team members.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Excel skills and the ability to work with large data sets are highly preferred.
  • Proficiency in Sage Intacct, Workiva, and Google Suite is preferred.

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Base Compensation Range
$90,000$110,000 USD

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive cash compensation
  • A piece of the pie (in the form of equity)
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Generous PTO
  • Future focused 401k match
  • Generous parental and caregiver leave
  • Our core values are more than just a poster on the wall; they’re tangibly reflected in our work

Our goal is to make all aspects of working with us as easy as pie. That includes our offer process. When we’ve identified a talented individual who we’d like to be a Pie-oneer , we work hard to present an equitable and fair offer. We look at the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience, along with their compensation expectations and align that with our company equity processes to determine our offer ranges.

Each year Pie reviews company performance and may grant discretionary bonuses to eligible team members.

Location Information

Unless otherwise specified, this role has the option to be hybrid or remote. Hybrid work locations provide team members with the flexibility of working partially from our Denver or DC office and from home. Remote team members must live and work in the United States* (*territories excluded), and have access to reliable, high-speed internet.

Additional Information

Pie Insurance is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristic.

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