Employment2020-05-21T11:21:46-07:00

Employment

Thank you for your interest in working with 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. If you believe you fit this description then we invite you to follow the instructions or links below for a detailed description of each position.

Bellingham Office

This position is located in Bellingham, Washington. 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

Qualifications:

  • 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. Apply here!

Do you love customer service? Are you looking for an opportunity in a stable industry that has room for growth and future advancement?  Come join a company that has not only been a pillar of the community but continues to be highly successful and setting records. Recognized for the past four consecutive years as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation, by INC 5000 and rated as one of the top privately-held companies based in Bellingham, Rice Insurance is now hiring for a Commercial Lines Account Manager. 

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • 401K
  • Work/life balance
  • Industry training and development
  • Opportunities and potential for advancement

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to all existing and prospective clients
  • Prepare various documents with accuracy and in a timely manner
  • Accurately and thoroughly complete applications, obtains quotes and prepare proposals for new and renewal business
  • Enter activity items and clearly document all actions and correspondence, between client, agent, and carrier into agency computer system
  • Issue appropriate documentation as needed for evidence of insurance
  • Adheres to established guidelines and protocols for workflow and system documentation
  • Compose or assist in composition of highly technical or sensitive correspondence

Qualifications:

  • Prefer minimum 1-year insurance industry experience or 2-years customer service experience
  • Obtain & maintain a Property & Casualty Insurance License (all costs of licensing and education covered by company)
  • Demonstrate strong technical skills with intermediate skill competency in MS Office
  • Be detail oriented, accurate and posses analytical skills
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Possess a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Use of good judgment; ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Founded in 1946, Rice Insurance is an independently-owned, full service insurance broker with locations in Issaquah and 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. Apply Here!

Issaquah Office

Come join a company that has not only been a pillar of the community but continues to be highly successful and setting records. Recognized for the past four consecutive years as one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation, by INC 5000 and rated as one of the top privately-held companies based in Bellingham, Rice Insurance is now hiring for Issaquah Commercial Lines Account Managers. 

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • 401K
  • Work/life balance
  • Opportunities and potential for advancement

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to all existing and prospective clients
  • Prepare various documents with accuracy and in a timely manner
  • Accurately and thoroughly complete applications, obtains quotes and prepare proposals for new and renewal business
  • Enter activity items and clearly document all actions and correspondence, between client, agent, and carrier into agency computer system
  • Issue appropriate documentation as needed for evidence of insurance
  • Adheres to established guidelines and protocols for workflow and system documentation
  • Compose or assist in composition of highly technical or sensitive correspondence

Qualifications:

  • Prefer minimum 2-years insurance industry experience
  • Obtain & maintain a Property & Casualty Insurance License
  • Demonstrate strong technical skills with intermediate skill competency in MS Office
  • Be detail oriented, accurate and posses analytical skills
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Possess a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Use of good judgment; ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Founded in 1946, Rice Insurance is an independently-owned, full service insurance broker with locations in Issaquah and 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.Apply here!

To apply for the following positions or any future opportunities, email your resume and cover letter to hr@riceinsurance.com.