Staff Accountant - Santa Monica, California
Santa Monica, California - Full Time

The Staff Accountant assists in the Accounts Receivable functions of the Finance department to accomplish the organization's business objectives.  The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized, can multi-task and provide professional expertise as needed.

What We’ll Bring to the Table

  • Competitive salary including merit-based bonus plan
  • Clear opportunities for career progression
  • Company funded professional education program
  • Generous benefits including PTO, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K with match
  • Friendly, dynamic work environment
  • Visible management commitment to our company core values of: Diversity & Inclusion; Environmental, Community and Employee Wellbeing; Excellent Work Product; Innovation; Integrity and Superior Customer Experience.

What You’ll be Doing

  • Processing, verifying, and posting customer payments and recording the transactions in the accounting system
  • Maintaining records regarding payments and account statuses
    Researching and resolving account discrepancies and customer inquiries regarding invoices
  • Generating daily reconciliation reports and statements for internal use pertaining to receivables
  • Sending collection emails to customers and project managers at the designated follow-up dates
  • Monitor accounts receivable aging report to ensure timely customer payments while communicating with managers to ensure overdue invoices are addressed with customer
  • Documenting collection activities in the accounting system
  • Reconciling invoices generated by the time billing system with the accounting system
  • Processing check requests from, recording and reconciling EFT transactions made by the Regulatory Compliance Department 
  • Creating expense reports as needed
  • Reconciling the health insurance premium invoices
  • Assisting in the asset management and procurement
  • Special projects and duties as required and assigned by the Manager or Director

What You’ll Bring to the Table

  • Requires a bachelor's degree
  • At least five years of accounting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft operating systems and products
  • Experience in QuickBooks & BillQuick a plus
  • Experience in reporting and analysis preparation
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple priorities, multiple entities and time pressures
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, teamwork skills
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Flexibility to adapt to changes in organizational structure and coordinate with all departments when necessary
  • Discretion and confidentiality are an absolute must

About Perr&Knight:

Founded in 1994, Perr&Knight provides insurance consulting and software solutions to the property & casualty and accident & health industries. Services include actuarial consulting, product development, insurance policy and forms consulting, regulatory compliance, state filings, licensing, technology consulting, statistical reporting, data services, and predictive analytics. Software includes StateFilings.com, a leading cloud-based state filings management solution. With offices in Santa Monica, Boca Raton, the New York Metro Area, Fort Worth, and Cincinnati, and more than 130 insurance professionals, Perr&Knight is among the largest independent actuarial and insurance consulting firms in the United States.

Our mission as an actuarial and insurance operations consulting firm is to provide extraordinary value to our clients by offering innovative and unique solutions to complex challenges they face while providing a positive and motivating work environment for our employees that respects diversity and recognizes ingenuity and hard work.