Careers at Barkley

Barkley Insurance has a strong, forward-thinking culture where employees harness their skills and abilities to build success with their clients as well as in the community. Our optimistic spirit, creative thinking, and determination to serve our clients well drives our work and makes Barkley a great place to work.

Here are just a few of the great benefits that Barkley offers:

  • On Site Yoga Classes
  • Paid Professional Career Development
  • Monthly Chair Massages
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Generous Employee Benefit Package
  • Company Matched 401K Plan
  • Game Room
  • Employee Focused Lunch & Learns

If you’re ready to build a meaningful career that makes in difference in our clients’ lives, as well as in the community, we’d love to hear from you.

Check out our latest career opportunities



The primary role for our Corporate Controller will be to provide hands-on accounting support to the finance team and a broad range of team members who rely on timely and accurate financial information.

This leadership role will be responsible for the month-end close, financial reporting, and data analysis. The individual will be results oriented and metrics driven with progressive financial experience in strategic management, budgeting, forecasting, margin, profitability, and process improvement.

Qualifications for Employment:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in all facets of accounting
  • 2 – 3 years of managing an accounting team, including hiring, training and development of team members
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Similar is required; CPA desired
  • Strong budget, forecast, cashflow, and financial analysis skills
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting rules to properly interpret and determine applicable accounting treatment (US GAAP)
  • Demonstrated experience with accounting systems and practices
  • Proven ability to present and explain financial data and analysis to both finance and non-finance audiences
  • Effective in researching and recommending policies and procedures to all levels of management
  • Management of AR, AP, payroll, commissions, and compensation
  • Proficient in MS Office applications required
  • Inquisitive, proactive, and customer service oriented
  • Keen eye for detail and precision, with the ability to solve problems creatively and deliver timely/effective solutions
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a project from conception to completion
  • Flexible attitude, with the ability to work well under pressure

To apply, please contact Christa Ikona email: cikona@barkleyins.com or call (805) 220-9194.

Risk Advisor (Producer)

Our Risk Advisors are the driving force of our business! This position will focus on commercial insurance sales using a proprietary sales approach. We are an independent risk management, insurance and employee benefits consulting firm that takes a consultative and diagnostic approach with our clients, concentrating on developing long-term relationships.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Generate new business by leveraging existing relationships, prospecting, conducting market analysis and cold calling potential customers.
  • Develop a good understanding of and adherence to the agency’s sales process. Drive this sales process by targeting top prospects, identifying client solutions, negotiating and closing.
  • Expand revenue within current accounts by promoting additional lines of coverage.
  • Retain existing business by delivering results and superior service. Act as a trusted advisor to clients regarding any insurance-related issue.
  • Develop or maintain centers of influence through local connections.
  • Represent the organization in a manner that is consistent with agency values of excellence.
  • Establish yourself professionally to be a top Producer in your market.
  • Establish premium payment arrangements according to agency policy, accepting accountability for outstanding receivables (agency bill only).
  • Maintain technical insurance skills through continuing education (CPCU, CIC).
  • Achieve superior internal customer satisfaction by performing the job in such a manner that team members consider it a pleasure and privilege to work with you.
  • Perform special projects at management’s request.

Qualifications for Employment:

  • 2-5 years of sales experience
  • Minimum 1 year of strategic sales experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Proven track record of closing new business and exceeding sales targets
  • Ability to push past rejection to achieve results
  • Experience developing your own prospects
  • All property and casualty and benefits insurance licenses required by the Department of Insurance
  • Strong self-motivation
  • Excellent communication skills & ability to be resilient
  • Drive, empathy, energy and integrity combined with the ability to influence others
  • Demonstrated effective presentation skills supported by excellent verbal and written communication

To apply, please contact Christa Ikona email: cikona@barkleyins.com or call (805) 220-9194.