Corporate Accounting Manager

| Greater Denver Area
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Pinnacol Assurance does just one thing, and does it better than anyone: provide caring workers’ compensation protection to Colorado employers and employees. Although employers are required by law to provide Worker’s Comp insurance, we believe our service is making a meaningful impact in worker’s lives across Colorado in their moments of need.

We have big hearts and love big ideas. We’ve been around for over 100 years, but don’t let that fool you. Pinnacol is committed to taking care of Colorado employers and workers in the most innovative of ways! We celebrate continuous improvement, new ideas, compassion, teamwork, integrity and excellence.
With our number one priority to keep everyone safe, along with the heart of Pinnacol’s “culture of caring” to do what is right and not what is easy, we’re currently having our team members work from home. During remote work, we’re still making time for fun! We host virtual painting classes, virtual yoga and Zumba classes, and virtual happy hours!

What you’ll do:

Oversee accounting activities related to the general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Direct and coordinate activities of accounting staff and ensure successful monthly and quarterly financial close. Responsible for financial administration of the internal structured settlement program.  

What you can expect:

  • Direct and/or review accounting activities to include journal entries, reconciliations, and internal financial statements for Pinnacol and/or its related entities
  • Oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable and guide accounting staff on process improvements
  • Oversee the accounting and administration of the internal structured settlement program
  • Oversee maintenance of the accounting/general ledger software and expense management software
  • Maintain professional banking relationships and facilitate enhancements and decision-making related to company’s payment processes
  • Provide guidance on accounting and financial matters related to Pinnacol’s Health and Welfare Trust
  • Identify, advise on and/or lead projects to improve and create processes in finance to enhance efficiency, compliance and communication with other business partners
  • Establish and maintain strong internal controls for areas of responsibility
  • Ensure all internal accounting policies and procedures are followed and make recommendations as necessary
  • Responsible for all management functions with direct reports including hiring, performance management, timekeeping, expense report approval, etc.
  • Create, implement and maintain effective performance feedback process for direct reports by establishing clear goals and expectations including adherence to standard work; hold direct reports accountable for results
  • Provide leadership, direction, coaching and development of direct reports creating a high performing team and culture of open communication; promote teamwork and cooperation within team and throughout organization

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Assist management in implementing team operational strategies to achieve financial and business objectives
  • Lead Finance department and inter-department steering committees/project teams as requested
  • Ensure that direct reports have necessary knowledge and skills by providing opportunities for training, self-study, and other educational activities
  • Monitor and guide direct reports to develop business, technical, and leadership skills; make recommendations on status changes for assigned team members
  • Continues to improve processes related to regular activities
  • Maintain all relevant controls related to job duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What you’ll bring to the table:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance strongly preferred. Relevant work experience (similar kind of work at a similar level of work as described in the essential duties) may be substituted for the bachelor's degree.  Seven years of accounting/finance experience required with at least two years of direct supervisory experience. Must have strong attention to detail while focusing on the big picture. Proficiency in accounting software and expense management systems is required. Must be able to manage priorities and meet deadlines. CPA or other accounting certification a plus.

We can’t do our work without people like you.
Our employees are extraordinary and committed to making a difference. Here’s some of the ways we show our appreciation.
  • Our benefits go beyond the basics. You’ll get to choose from diverse benefit offerings for medical, dental and vision.
  • We care about each other. We enjoy a positive, collaborative work environment. We are hard workers and high performers.
  • Take a day (or 20!) off. Enjoy 20 paid days off your first full year plus 9 paid holidays.
  • Take care of yourself. Sign up for unique wellness programs, including on-site, company-paid fitness facilities and classes
  • Get your learning on. We promote a learning culture to help you master your current job and cultivate the skills of the future through a variety of on-site, online, and off-site professional development opportunities.
  • Give back and get paid. Through our employee volunteer program, Pinnacol in Action, employees receive paid time off to volunteer with Colorado nonprofits.
  • Share in our success. You’ll have the opportunity to earn a quarterly incentive, up to 20 percent of your annual base salary, when your team exceeds their goals and objectives.

When we find the right person, we try to put our best foot forward with an offer that excites you. We consider what you’d like to be paid, what similar jobs pay in the Denver area and make sure there’s equal pay for equal work among those you’ll be working with.

Want to love your work? Apply today!


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • PandasLibraries
    • Airflow/Cloud Composer Frameworks
    • Dataproc (GCP) Frameworks
    • Dataflow (GCP)Frameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

We're a few blocks away from Lowry shopping center with coffee shops, restaurants, shopping etc. We have a light rail stop on our corner too!

An Insider's view of Pinnacol Assurance

What are some social events your company does?

Pinnacol plans our larger annual events, such as our holiday party, Halloween parade and summer picnic. We also plan our monthly and weekly events, such as weekly fitness classes (yoga, pilates etc), and monthly paint & sip class, book club etc. Many of our teams are very active in the community and plan volunteer events together!

Mallory

Talent Acquisition Specialist

What projects are you most excited about?

I’m most excited to be executing on Pinnacol’s vision for an enterprise cloud data platform. Pinnacol is committed to transforming its business with a modern tech stack. I enjoy collaborating with many smart minds to execute on this project. Recently, I have been iterating on a cloud-based solution for scheduling and monitoring our data workflows.

Gavin

Data Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

They focus on me as an individual and cater learning objects to my needs. The Learning Development team offers a variety of resources to help me achieve any goal from curated online learning content, book clubs, hosting Leadercast, leadership development content, job training etc. They have a robust tuition reimbursement and certification bonuses!

Stacey

Learning & Org Development Specialist

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Pinnacol works hard to maintain a strong work-life balance for our team members. We allow 1-2 days per week work from home, and flexibility in schedules. We coach leadership to be understanding of different employee situations.
During the pandemic Pinnacol employees are working from home - our team's safety is our number one priority!

Mallory

Talent Acquisition Specialist

What are Pinnacol Assurance Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Wellness, Employee Events, Employee Giving
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Plus Colorado PERA
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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