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Financial Senior Analyst – Statutory Accounting

Job ID: BH413028

Category: Accounting and Finance

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Financial Senior Analyst – Statutory Accounting
Remote or Onsite in Des Moines, IA or Boston, MA
6 Month Contract

Summary:
The Senior Analyst, Statutory Accounting and Reporting, will join the Statutory Accounting and Reporting team to prepare and analyze the statutory financial statements, management reports and related financial statement disclosures.  Candidates must be active team members, interacting with local and multi-state personnel to ensure adequate control and reconciliation of information posted to GAFG’s ledger.  Other interactions include working with the Planning & Analysis, Actuarial, Investment, Tax, Legal and Compliance teams. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 5-7 years experience in the insurance industry or public accounting
  • Experience in Statutory, IFRS or US GAAP accounting in a life insurance company preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with the ability to draw conclusions from research and report on findings
  • Strong communication skills, work ethic and high level of personal integrity and accountability
  • Experience with PeopleSoft General Ledger, Business Object Enterprise, Hyperion Financial Management and Essbase preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Learn on the job about statutory reporting, reinsurance transactions, accounting for investments, capital requirements, and regulatory filing process.
  • Prepare journal entries within the close process cycle and reconcile ledger to source information, research/explain fluctuations in financials and complete other analyses to identify drivers of results 
  • Complete monthly assigned balance sheet and/or transaction reconciliations
  • Prepare quarterly and annual schedules included in the filings for an insurance company and contribute to completion of schedules for multiple companies. This includes journal entry preparation/review and coordinating with other departments on work requirements and deadlines
  • Assisting with external audits and examinations by preparing work papers, analyzing data, and preparing SSAP basis financial reports
  • Identify weaknesses in internal SOX controls and make recommendations for improvements to workflows, procedures, and find reporting efficiencies

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Des Moines, Iowa