A Fortune 500 company is recruiting for a NEWLY CREATED Director of Insurance Accounting position. This company prides themselves on flexibility and a strong work-life balance (even providing free lunches!). Due to rapid growth (Over $300 Billion AUM), this firm has decided to expand the team and is looking for someone with strong Life Insurance experience to help lead the team into an exciting future. If you're looking to make a move into a company that will value your skill set and promote internal growth, this is the role for you!
Duties and Responsibilities:
Managing a team and leading the collaboration and oversight efforts supported by our outsource partner. Plays a key role in creating a collaborative and inclusive culture by working closely with outsourced vendors and other areas within the Controllers Organization to build trust through increasing understanding of and respecting differences
Ensures the accurate, timely completion of monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close cycles for complex insurance accounting by effectively planning, monitoring, and problem solving
Designs and improves the analysis on trends and results, drafting commentary which enables readers to quickly understand the financial results and drivers
Effectively collaborates with other teams and builds key relationships to maintain expertise in insurance product accounting and related financial impacts.
Exhibit strong leadership presence and communications skills in presenting results to various levels of management.
Develops, documents, and assures adherence to an internal control framework, making recommendations to continuously improve the overall control environment. Monitors the control execution of insurance accounting, including accounting performed by vendors ensuring Ensures policies and procedures are adhered to
Lead the accounting policy research and implementation for new insurance products or insurance related transactions ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting regulations.
Drives accountability by collaborating with accounting policy and other areas within the Controllers Organization on the evaluation of new GAAP and statutory accounting guidance impacts to the company
Demonstrates the technical and leadership competencies and passion for continuous improvement
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of 8 years experience in public or insurance accounting
In-depth knowledge and experience of US GAAP and statutory accounting
Experience in using accounting data and information to analyze and articulate financial results
Ability to perform independent research and serve as a key resource for resolution of unique or complex business problems
Experience in effectively coaching and developing core level accountants as well as external consultants
Now is your opportunity to join a rapidly growing team and accelerate your career!
For inquires, please contact Julian.Campofioi@OliverJames.com