Career Opportunities at Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services, LLC.

If you are looking to join a team of highly skilled professionals and a company that will work to promote your individual success, then Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services, LLC is the employer for you.   Mountain West has been serving the Western Slope of Colorado for over 30 years. In 2012, we were listed as one of the top Colorado’s Companies to Watch, and we received Pinnacol Assurance’s prestigious Circle of Safety Award. We have numerous offices across the Western Slope, including offices in; Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs, Craig, Meeker, Grand Junction, Montrose, Gunnison, DurangoPagosa Springs, Alamosa, and we continue to grow and expand our market and area of influence.  We pride ourselves on our highly talented and competent team, and are always searching for qualified and energetic talent to join us in becoming the premier Independent Insurance Agency on the Western Slope of Colorado.

If you are interested in a career with Mountain West, please send your resume and cover-letter to Sharon Bell in Human Resources via sharonb@mtnwst.com or by mail to 480 West Park Drive, Ste. 100; Grand Junction, CO  81505.

Current Career Listings:

Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services is always looking for professional and energetic individuals to join our diverse team.  Specifically, we are looking for individuals who want to work and live in a few of our select locations:

- Craig, Colorado

- Steamboat Springs, Colorado

- Durango, Colorado

- Grand Junction, Colorado

- Montrose, Colorado

- Gunnison, Colorado

Controller

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Job Brief:

We are looking for an experienced controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. To manage and perform all accounting functions necessary for the operation of the agency.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Verify and pay all company, producer, and vendor payables.
  • Review cash receipts and cash disbursements  and report any irregularities to management
  • Deposit all agency bill collections.
  • Reconcile direct bill statements.
  • Prepare and perform various journal entries to maintain the agency’s account books.
  • Enter appropriate data into computer system on a daily basis to include accounts payable, deposits, and necessary maintenance items.
  • Reconcile the bank statements on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain the agency’s accounting files as needed.
  • Prepare and analyze all financial reports as required to comply with internal and external reporting requirements.
  • Monitor departmental budgets throughout the year and report any significant deviations to management with analysis detailing the cause for the deviations and corrective action necessary.
  • Maintain/ reconcile all general ledger accounts on a regular base.
  • Compile and finalize month-end and year-end reports in a timely manner.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills:

Budgeting Planning
Written Communication Skills Professionalism
Oral Communication Skills Project Management
Mathematical aptitude Time Management
Computer Skills Alpha/Numeric Keyboard Skills

 

Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a controller
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and financial experience
  • Degree in Accounting, or related Business Degree, (MBA preferred)
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end closing process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • This position is in Craig, Colorado

 

If you are interested and meet the qualifications for the position, email cover letter and resume for immediate consideration. E-mail Sharon Bell at sharonb@mtnwst.com

Applications must be received by June 30, 2017 to be considered for this position.

This job will be posted internally and externally.