Available Positions

Accounting Associate (Accounts Payable) – Bellevue, WA
Associate and Account Administrator Positions – Commercial Lines – Bellevue, WA and Portland, OR
Commercial Associate Account Administrator – Portland, OR
Recruiting Specialist – Bellevue, WA

Accounting Associate (Accounts Payable) – Bellevue, WA

This individual in this role manages the Accounts Payable operation of the firm, utilizing current and as well as implementing new A/P software technologies. This person is responsible for maintaining, monitoring and reporting financial and accounting information while performing accounting and clerical tasks related to the maintenance and processing of operating accounts payable transactions.

Essential Job Functions Include:

Accounts Payable Processing:

  • Verify, input, and pay vendor payables.
  • Verify, input, and pay employee expense reports.
  • Classify and code expenditures to proper general ledger accounts.
  • Perform Cash management duties including: creating and managing positive pay and ACH files and discrepancies, clear checks, and daily balancing of bank statement balances to the general ledger.
  • Maintain vendor files and communicate with vendors or employees regarding account discrepancies.
  • Refer insurance payables issues to Insurance Payables Analyst(s).

Periodic Tax Preparation/Reporting:

  • Prepare monthly use tax reporting for B&O tax filings.
  • Prepare annual property tax and escheat reporting.
  • Annually prepare and process 1099 tax forms.

Accounting/Financial and Management Reporting:

  • Assist with month and year end close, including A/P accruals.
  • Prepare and post journal entries.
  • Assist with annual budget and financial statement review preparation.
  • Perform all assignments in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Create and maintain various accounting reports.
  • Assist in all accounting functions and projects as requested.

Continuous Improvement Objectives:

  • Analyze, recommend, and implement new software technologies that streamline A/P processes while maintaining and enhancing internal control and accuracy and completeness of A/P information.
  • Recommend and implement process improvement strategies that leverage current software solutions while adding efficiency and control to the current A/P structure.
  • Implement valued-added A/P activities, such as process and financial analytics, close time reduction strategies, and business partnership and decision support.
  • Prepare workflow(s) as needed, utilizing company computer systems, databases, and applications.
  • Work on special projects as assigned by management.

Education/License/Experience Requirements:

  • Accounting Associate Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum three years of operational accounting experience.
  • Solid experience with computer systems/databases/Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to; Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Concur, general ledger and financial reporting applications.
  • Knowledge of treasury management, such as ACH and wire disbursement processes, account analysis, and positive pay.
  • 10-Key accuracy by touch.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effect change and obtain required accounting information while maintaining productive business relationships.
  • Ability to adhere to all accounting department policies/procedures, generally accepted accounting practices, and state/federal tax laws.
  • Continuous improvement attitude.
  • Ability to schedule time effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Significant organizational skills.

Qualified candidates, please email your resume to careers@psfinc.com

Associate and Account Administrator Positions – Commercial Lines
Bellevue WA and Portland, OR

Job Summary:

Individual will be responsible managing and delivering all aspects of clients’ insurance/risk management programs. This will include prompt and accurate service to commercial clients and implementation of agreed upon strategy to provide an optimal risk management program. Individual will analyze client contracts for insurance coverage purposes and negotiate with underwriters as needed. Oversee preparation of certificates in accordance with policy terms and limitations. Negotiate additional coverage as required and requested by the client. Manage client service work product as well as review all expiring policies with Account Management Team, obtaining updated renewal information from the client. Prepare and present specifications to the underwriter, negotiate for breadth of coverage and competitive pricing. Prepare proposals, place coverage, oversee invoicing and document to client. Individual must possess strong written and verbal communication skills; possess the ability to take initiative and make independent decisions; etc. A state of residency Producer’s license is required. Minimum 5-7 years of relevant insurance experience with at least 3 years in a retail agency or brokerage. Individual will be expected to achieve and/or maintain an approved industry designation such as the CPCU or ARM. There are several positions available in both office. Individuals should be strong generalists with backgrounds in the following industry practice areas: Construction, Healthcare, Food, Manufacturing and Marine.

Qualified candidates, please email your resume to careers@psfinc.com

Commercial Associate Account Administrator – Bellevue, WA and Portland, OR
Provide processing support for the Account Administrators, Senior Account Administrators, and Account Managers responsible for the daily client service of commercial insurance accounts.

Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Assume responsibility for the proper and timely issuance of all certificates and maintenance of certificate files.
  • Manage database including policy information and specification information.
  • Order, check, and process endorsements and audits.
  • Preparation of datasheets for renewal marketing.
  • Invoicing of all documents.
  • Loss recap display preparation.
  • Ordering insurance books.
  • Request premium finance quotes from the Accounting Department.
  • Adhere to all Parker, Smith & Feek systems and procedures and insurance company regulations.
  • Special projects, as requested

Skills/Education/Experience/Licensing required include:

  • College degree preferred
  • Ability literacy including a strong, working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  • Strong professional writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Math aptitude.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects while working with multiple people.
  • Must obtain a current state of residence brokers commercial  insurance license.
  • Ideal candidate will have minimum of 3 years of relevant commercial insurance experience within a brokerage or agency.

Qualified candidates, please email your resume to careers@psfinc.com

Recruiting Specialist – Bellevue, WA
Using knowledge of best practices and innovation, this role will provide full cycle recruiting services to the organization ensuring that we are filling our openings in a timely manner; maintaining a pipeline for future needs and expanding our geographic reach in tandem with firm’s growth strategies.

Responsibilities Include:

  • In concert with HR leadership, Revenue Center Managers as well as Department and Hiring Managers, individual will implement overall recruiting strategy.
  • Consult with managers to discover staff requirements and specific job objectives
  • Write and post open positions on variety of platforms – internal postings as well as external job sites, social media, university career centers, etc.
  • Source candidates using databases , social media, university career centers, community job development resources, as well as internal and industry related communication channels to ensure greatest reach of networks.
  • Participate in job fairs and other career events.
  • Evaluate and screen profiles and resumes.
  • Use recruiting tools to inventory and assess current and future candidate skills.
  • Conduct phone, video and/or in person interviews – both formal as well as informal career check ins.
  • Provide short list of qualified candidates to hiring managers.
  • Assist hiring teams by providing recruiting solutions, recruiting methodology and interview support such as interview questions, scoring tools, etc.
  • Initiate contact with candidates, manage interview schedules, travel, etc.
  • Support HR Director and hiring manager all offer of employment activities: offer letters, background check initiation and review, negative determination compliance, employment agreements, etc.
  • Support onboarding activities to include initial new hire notice to internal departments, initial new hire paperwork ensuring all proper legislation requirements are met, set up of initial employment file in electronic document storage system as well as HRIS.
  • Maintenance of recruiting files, administration of all employee referral programs, tracking of candidates and sources. This will include ATS Management, Document Storage solution, etc.
  • Work with HR Director and HR Business Partner to select and implement ATS/AI solution as well as ongoing maintenance of recruiting/applicant tracking software.
  • Conduct 90 day employment survey and communicate data.
  • Stay up to date with current recruiting methods and trends , ensuring our firm is in compliance with all applicable employment laws.

Experience/Skill Requirements Include:

  • Proven work experience as a recruiter/recruiting coordinator.
  • Excellent proactive communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete projects within a deadline.
  • Possess a significant call to action – not only able to develop strategy and process but demonstrate an ability to execute the plan.
  • Solid knowledge of local, state and federal employment laws as well as best practices.
  • Hands on experience with various selection processes such as phone and in person interviews and assessment tools; onboarding tools such as reference checking and background checks; applicant tracking software;, and use of social media channels as recruiting platforms, etc.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in field of Human Resources to include 2 years of experience specifically responsible for recruiting activities.
  • 4 year degree.

Qualified candidates, please email your resume to careers@psfinc.com