Sr. Investment Accounting Analyst
Under limited supervision, applies and ensures the appropriate Statutory and GAAP accounting treatment for investments and investment-related accounts. Analyzes and reconciles investment accounts and investment systems. Performs the reporting functions of investments, which include preparation and review of investment footnotes, MD&A, supplemental investment information, investment surveys, annual statement reporting and statutory audited financial statements.
Performs accounting functions and maintains and prepares month-end, quarter-end and annual reports (GAAP & STAT) for assigned asset and investment accounting areas. Ensures compliance with GAAP and NAIC guidelines. Prepares and/or reviews GAAP reporting disclosures. Also, reviews the investment pages of annual statement, including footnote disclosures and the general interrogatories, statutory audited financial statements and other supplemental information as needed.
Analyzes investment process flow through assessment of current systems, considering information inputs and outputs, to ensure adequate controls are developed and documented to ensure that all investment transactions are properly accounted for and all questions and issues are resolved in a timely manner.
Coordinates and summarizes investment information for internal and external examiners.
Researches, reviews and analyzes investment data/reports, provides solutions to resolve issues, and prepares reports.
Provides support to Executive Director, as needed, including special projects and indirect supervision of Investment Accounting Analysts.
Maintains working relationships with external contacts which includes investment advisors, investment accounting managers, banks, NAIC, external/internal examiners and with internal departments.
Ensures that current processes of reporting investments are effective and efficient, and makes recommendations for improvement.
Works with other functional areas in RGA Re to achieve efficient and effective accounting and reporting practices and procedures and responds to and requests from other functional areas on various inquires.
Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent related work experience
: 8+ years accounting or auditing experience
: Master's Degree, CPA
: Progress towards FLMI
: PeopleSoft or other accounting software applications experience
: Advanced experience with Statutory or GAAP accounting
: Insurance/Reinsurance financial reporting experience
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
: Basic Word, intermediate Excel and SQL/Query skills
: Competent knowledge in Statutory and GAAP accounting
: Advanced knowledge of accounting/finance theory and application and financial reporting
: Advanced level of people management skills, demonstrating the ability to lead, mentor, and develop associates; including the ability to delegate key areas of responsibility
: Advanced oral and written communication skills demonstrating ability to share and impart knowledge.
: Ability to quickly adapt to new methods, work under tight deadlines and stressful conditions.
: Advanced level of investigative, analytical and problem solving skills
: Advanced ability to set goals and handle multiple tasks, clients, and projects simultaneously; Ability to appropriately balance priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
: Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department/team projects
: Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
: Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions
: Advanced level of skills in customer relationship management and change management
: Ability to manage multiple projects or teams and set applicable goals
: Advanced negotiating and persuasion skills
: Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines
: General business knowledge
: Advanced knowledge of investments and investment accounting