Accounts Payable Specialist

We are Hiring! Accounts Payable Specialist

Location: La Jolla, CA

Why choose Palomar? 

Palomar is a rapidly growing and innovative insurer focused on providing specialty insurance to residential and commercial customers. Palomar welcomes the best and brightest to our thriving team. Guided by an entrepreneurial spirit, Palomar is building a dynamic and diverse team.

Join a company built on a culture of agility, innovation and authenticity that delivers peace of mind and protection to individuals and businesses impacted by adversity.

Want to learn more about our exciting journey?

The Details: We are seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join our team. This position will report to the Supervisor, Accounts Payable. The ideal candidate will have 2 + years in an Accounts Payable Specialist role performing; high volume accounts payable, 3 way matching, coding, and cutting checks, 1099 preparation, preparing journal entries, reconciliations and vendor management.

What will you do?:

  • Monitors AP mailbox throughout the day
  • Obtains appropriate coding and approvals for vendor invoices
  • Reviews and enters vendor invoices to AP
  • Interacts and resolves challenges with vendors and team members
  • Reconciles vendor statements
  • Files all processed AP payments weekly
  • Applies payment timely to AP transactions
  • Prepares weekly Check/ACH payment runs for AP disbursements
  • Applies payments timely to AP
  • Support month-end processing and queries of all AP 
  • Prepare year end 1099s
  • Prepare daily cash report
  • Support and work with other AP staff as necessary

What we are looking for: 

  • BA in Accounting or other related field
  • 2+ years ‘experience and general knowledge of Accounts Payable functions
  • Strong working knowledge of the general ledger and its relationship to financial statements ability to reconcile vendor statements.
  • Skilled in communicating to both internal and external customers

We love people who want to:  

  • Build strong relationships through transparency, trust, and respect for each other.
  • Work in an agile environment, with a resilient mindset to find creative solutions to challenges.
  • Collaborate and celebrate diverse perspectives, promoting inclusivity and equality. 
  • Do the right thing with strong conviction and integrity.
  • Be bold and innovative to help make an impact.

If you thrive in a dynamic environment, and like working with happy, authentic, talented people, you’ll enjoy a career with Palomar!

What will you get in return? 

  • Full Suite of Medical Benefits 
  • Long Term Financial Incentives – STOCK! 
  • 401k with 3% automatic Employer Contributions 
  • Competitive PTO + Holiday Program
  • Hybrid Work Environment 
  • Work From Home Stipend 
  • Professional Development Assistance  
  • Headspace Paid Subscription
  • Career Exploration Opportunities
  • Regular company-wide social events (even virtually!)
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Diversity at Palomar

At Palomar, we are committed to diversity, equality and inclusion in all facets of the organization. We have built an open culture that celebrates the diversity of our workforce, while actively championing equality and inclusion practices that make us a company people want to work with and work for.

We believe that diversity, equality and inclusion yields greater organizational creativity and productivity, which helps us serve our customers and partners more effectively. Delivering on our diversity commitment returns greater value to our shareholders and ultimately makes a positive impact to the communities in which we do business and to the people who live in them

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Palomar will consider reasonable accommodations to ensure a qualified applicant with a disability can be considered for the position. Palomar will also consider necessary modifications to the physical work environment, or to the way a job is usually performed, so an individual with a disability can perform the essential functions of the position. Additional accommodations will be considered that enable an employee with a disability to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment like those that are enjoyed by other employees without disabilities.

For more information about our company, visit us at Palomar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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