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Accounting Associate - Vendor Payables

Company: Acrisure
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Acrisure's objectives are clear and intentional: be a great partner and create shareholder value.

Customer-centric. Tech-driven. Entrepreneurial. Innovative and adaptable. These traits define Acrisure and the Partners and employees who have taken us from a top-10 global broker to a next-generation fintech financial services company. Our massively valuable, high margin distribution network combines the strength of trusted advisors with growth and efficiency enabled by artificial intelligence (AI). Already the fastest growing, most profitable insurance distribution platform, with the largest set of mapped business and individual risk data, Acrisure is transforming distribution of insurance and financial services.

Established in 2005, Acrisure is one of the insurance industry's fastest-growing brokers. Since 2013, we have been engaged in a unique approach to M&A that has increased revenue from $38 million to $2.2 billion and expanded our footprint across the US from just three states to 42, as well as seven other countries. If these traits and objectives align with yours, joining Acrisure can unlock 'limitless' possibilities in your career.


The Accounting Associate is our entry level accounting role responsible for recording, monitoring, and reconciling operational transactions on behalf of agency partners.

If you have a passion for working with numbers, providing outstanding customer service, and continually improving processes and workflows with an awesome career path/growth potential, our rapidly growing company is for you! No formal accounting experience required but a passion for learning & growing, improving processes and learning the operational side of an insurance brokerage -- no worries, we will teach you all you need to know!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process invoices & credit memo's
  • Reconcile vendor statements, credit card transactions, and expense reimbursements
  • Adaptable to learn team processes independently and agility to change responsibilities as needed.
  • Review processes to determine the tasks needed & timeframe to complete.
  • Ensure delivery of Service Level Agreements with Agency Partners - Work with Supervisors/Managers/Controllers to provide input to the development of associated metrics to ensure high performance delivery of expected commitments.
  • Embrace a culture of continuous improvement developing strategies to maximize efficiencies and unlock capacity.
  • Work on root cause analysis and issue resolution with the team, escalating timely to Supervisor, Manager, Controller as needed.
  • Perform assigned month end processes & closing procedure with team & Controller.
  • Collaborate with associates who are performing similar functions to ensure consistency, sharing issue resolutions and best practices.
  • Overall provide prompt, accurate, courteous, "best in class" service to agency partners, insurance companies, leadership team and all staff.
  • Perform special projects at management's request.
    This description is not meant to be all-inclusive and may be modified from time to time at the discretion of management.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Education & Experience:
    • High school diploma or recognized equivalent is required.
    • Accounting degree preferred
    • 1-year general accounting background preferred.
      Technology Skills

      Excellent PC skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer are required.

      Knowledge of ERP management systems extremely helpful.

      Other Qualifications
      • Able to work independently and enjoy a high degree of interaction with team members
      • Ability to contribute to a collaborative environment by consistently demonstrating teamwork, high motivation, positive behavior and effort to achieve goals and objectives
      • Self-motivated and driven
      • Maintain a sense of urgency and ability to work with and meet deadlines
      • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication, including the ability actively listen, and problem solve with minimal assistance
      • Demonstrates excellent time management and prioritization skills using discretion surrounding sensitive or confidential information
      • Attention to detail and commitment to a high level of accuracy
      • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and positive attitude
        The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        Acrisure is committed to employing a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for---employment---without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

        To Executive Search Firms & Staffing Agencies: Acrisure does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Acrisure's property, and Acrisure will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting Acrisure's Human Resources Talent Department.

Keywords: Acrisure, Grand Rapids , Accounting Associate - Vendor Payables, Accounting, Auditing , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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