Manager, Corporate Accounting

We are Hiring!  Manager, Corporate Accounting 

Location: La Jolla, CA – Hybrid 

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 a Manager, Corporate Accounting to join our team.  As a growth-stage company, we are looking for someone that is both able to lead the company’s accounting team and efforts and can roll up their sleeves to contribute individually. The Manager, Corporate Accounting will support the full cycle accounting function with our Corporate Finance team. A successful candidate will have strong leadership abilities and motivate the team in a deadline driven environment. 

What will you do? 

  • Responsible for assigned aspects of the day-to-day activities of the Corporate Finance Team 
  • Support Asst. Controller in management of department. 
  • Full Cycle and Analysis of Accounting process and procedures 
  • Month end close duties, including: 
  • Prepare or approve month-end journal entries 
  • Monthly division/program income statement trend review, including budget variance analysis 
  • Monthly preparation of complex premium and/or claim bordereaux analysis 
  • Management and review of G/L account reconciliations and supporting schedules 
  • Coordinate with external partners and brokers on monthly bordereaux and settlement statements  
  • Oversee and manage the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and taxes 
  • Maintaining accurate and complete financial records and participating in audits or reconciliations, as needed. 
  • Assist in efforts to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) requirements 
  • Work with internal audit department and external auditors to ensure compliance with SOX and testing for year-end audits 
  • Help with quarterly and year-end financial audit activities and the annual corporate financial controls audit 
  • Manage staff and work allocation, provide ongoing training, setting goals, and maintaining strong employee relationships 
  • Assist in special projects, ad hoc tasks and/or initiatives 

What we are looking for:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting – minimum requirement 
  • Progressive experience culminating in 4+ years’ private and/or public industry Accounting Manager experience at a similarly sized company, or comparable 
  • SOX knowledge/experience required for documentation of internal controls 
  • Microsoft Office skills required – Advanced Excel, Intermediate Word, Intermediate Power Point  
  • Extensive accounting software experience  
  • Ability to organize, self-prioritize, and be a self-starter in a fast-paced environment with demanding internal and external deadlines  
  • Ability to multi-task between monitored and performed assignments 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Collaborative team player a must 
  • Insurance industry experience is a plus! 

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. 
  • Lead with empathy and support personal and professional development  
  • Empower people to continue to grow and see a bigger picture 

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. 

 No phone calls or agency solicitation please 

CCPA Job Applicant:  

Pay Range: $85,000 – $130,000  

The above pay range is for all US-based roles based on function and level, benchmarked against companies of similar size and scope. To be compliant with local legislation as well as provide greater transparency to candidates, we disclose salary ranges on all job postings regardless of the desired job location. We also offer a competitive annual discretionary bonus program and the opportunity for annual long-term incentive stock grants. In addition, we offer a highly competitive benefits package. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and qualifications, and may vary from the amounts listed above.