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Our people are equipped with the tools—including enriching professional experiences, coaching, timely and productive feedback, and high-quality learning and development opportunities—to deliver against our commitment to you each day.

We are committed to building lasting relationships with you and delivering value to your career growth.

Venbrook Provides:

  • Professional development
  • Work/Life quality and flexibility
  • Commitment to our communities
  • Competitive compensation and benefits

Employee Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Our Culture


Venbrook's culture is derived from the people that create it. We are not different in what we do. We are different in how we do it. Our culture helps us collaborate, unite, and create a diverse workforce. Our people are at the core of our purpose, vision, mission, and values. Click on any photo to take a closer look at our memorable moments...
Venbrook Events
2018 National Sales Meeting

Save the date for Building Strong Teams and a Winning Culture!

This year's 2018 National Sales Meeting will be at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, NV from October 2nd through October 4th. We look forward to an energizing event for our sales and management teams. 

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Jason Turner, Gig Palmer, and David Rosen at Citi Field for The Mets
Jessica, our Programs Manager, showing some Venbrook love
Brooks exhibiting at the PIA Conference in Atlantic City
Ana from our Personal Lines Division
Maria, our Office Manager, hard at work
Happy Halloween from Christina our Technology Director
Views from the Hollywood Sign
Chris, Vice President of Commercial Accounts, is happy to be at Venbrook
2016 National Sales Meeting having fun at the minus5º Ice Bar, Las Vegas, NV
Venbrook sling bags for every hiker!
Nick and Mike sharing some office camaraderie
Our after-party bowlers at the 2017 Holiday Party
Mira providing corporate and HR training at our sales meeting
Victory for our Venbrook hikers at Upper Las Virgenes Canyon
Welcome to Venbrook!
Our OC and SD offices at a day at the races in Del Mar, CA
Great smile from Howard, Vice President of Employee Benefits
Our East Meets West sales meeting welcome sign!

Careers


Our professionals are at the heart of our business strategy and success. We recruit top talent with traditional and nontraditional backgrounds so that we continue to build Venbrook as a great place to work.

Internships. Venbrook believes in investing in talented people. We provide university internships in selected offices, please contact us for more details, and a list of internships currently available at careers@venbrook.com.

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Accounting Manager

 

Reports to:                           Director of Finance                                                              

FLSA:                                    Exempt

 

Company Overview:         

Venbrook Insurance Services is a national leader in insurance, reinsurance, and risk brokering and management solutions. We cater to a national client base across myriad industries with divergent needs. Our team of experts and industry specialists’ partner with our clients to manage their risks, create security, promote growth and add value by delivering best-in-class insurance products and programs. Venbrook is committed to ongoing product innovation, market agility, and strength in our partnerships for risk management solutions that allow our clients to focus on driving their business forward.

Venbrook specializes in a wide range of insurance and risk management products including: Property, Construction, Primary and Excess Liability, Directors & Officers/Management Liability, Professional Liability, Cyber Liability and Privacy, Crime, Employment Practices Liability, Workers’ Compensation, Employee Benefits, Transportation, Ocean and Inland Marine, Personal Lines, and Surety Bonds.

Venbrook is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA with various locations throughout the country. For more information on Venbrook Insurance Services, visit us at www.venbrook.com.

 

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Job Description: 

The Accounting Manager role is a great opportunity for an Accounting Manager (preferably with a Commercial Lines Insurance background) to advance to the next step in their career. Join a winning Finance team at a Commercial Insurance Industry leader! This role will support and work collaboratively with the Director of Finance on various projects and daily tasks including: 

Areas of Responsibility: 

Accounting 

  • Responsible for the monthly close process and preparation of all related documents and month end balances.
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and related footnotes.
  • Weekly cash management and reporting.
  • Monthly reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts.
  • Responsible for all necessary journal entries, both monthly and year end.
  • Preparation of various budget variance reports on revenue and expense detail.
  • Review of payroll, as needed, working in conjunction with Payroll Manager and HR.
  • Adhoc projects & reports
  • Dashboard Reports 

Team Management 

  • Aid with staff development and recruitment.
  • Provide initial and ongoing training to Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable team members.

 

Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.

Must have minimum of 10 years’ experience in accounting.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Must be adaptable, responsive, and enthusiastic.
  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently and under supervision.
  • Proven track record of building strong working relationships with employees while fostering a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departments and functions to design solutions to resolve problems.
  • Demonstrates high standard of ethics.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web applications.
  • Results-oriented, driven, and self-motivated.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Insurance agency management software experience a plus. 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift and/or move objects. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; use hands and finger to grasp, using repetitive motions; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, walk, push, pull, lift and feel. This job requires the employee to have close visual acuity. 

Working Conditions: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Job Title: Underwriting Operations Manager

Reports to:   SVP, Commercial Underwriting

Location:       Woodland Hills, Ca

Company Overview:

Come join Cardigan General Insurance Services, a division of Venbrook Insurance. Cardigan General Insurance Services, LLC is a managing general agency offering creative solutions for property, casualty, transportation, and specialty insurance programs.

Cardigan maintains an operational and underwriting prowess that allows it to stay in step with a rapidly changing marketplace and risk environment. It also manages disciplines in program and product development, branding, analytics, and third party program management.

We rely on debt underwriting and a commitment to analytics to provide comprehensive programs to the marketplace. We value partnerships with the carrier and insured alike.

Specialty Programs:

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Auto
  • Sports and Fitness
  • Real Estate Owned (REO) PropertyCardigan General Insurance Services is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA with various locations throughout the country. For more information on Cardigan General Insurance Services, visit us at www.venbrook.com .

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Summary of Position:

Under the direction of SVP of Underwriting, the Underwriting Operations Manager is responsible for managing the day to day underwriting operations of Cardigan’s commercial Auto programs. The position will require supervising the Lead Program Underwriters and their teams to ensure business is written in accordance with risk selection and other program management criteria. In addition, the Underwriting Manager will work with the Analytics team to ensure we efficiently capture all data elements needed to continuously analyze and react to trends from the Underwriter Dashboard output.

Organizational Relationships: The Underwriting Operations Manager reports to the SVP Underwriting. This position will have regular contact with the senior management, the company’s in house TPA, and the agent distribution channel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation and monitoring of all underwriting guidelines and procedures. Assure that all standards are met and consistently applied.
  • Manage full execution of Underwriting guidelines and program management procedures.
  • Execute the implementation of underwriting and risk management strategies that are consistent with program targets and goals
  • Conduct underwriting audits and business reviews of the agency plant, as needed or determined by the SVP Underwriting  
  • Develop and implement ongoing account management best practices including renewal midterm reviews and other tactics that support program profitability objectives.
  • Provide underwriting training, as applicable
  • Other duties or projects as directed by SVP Underwriting

Qualifications: Education/Work Experience:

  • 4 year college degree in related field preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of property-casualty underwriting experience, with broad underwriting experience across classes of business and lines of business
  • 3 plus years of managerial /supervisory experience leading an underwriting team for an insurance carrier or in an MGA environment  
  • Program expertise and experience working with independent agent channel highly preferred
  • Demonstrates specific knowledge of commercial auto including underwriting, marketing and product development 

Certificates/Licensure: Property Casualty Broker’s License required.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift and/or move objects. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; use hands and finger to grasp, using repetitive motions; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, walk, push, pull, lift and feel. This job requires the employee to have close visual acuity. 

Working Conditions: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.