Investment Accounting Analyst
Analyze investment data/reports to ensure financial results and analytics are accurate. Performs the reporting functions of investments, which include analysis of investment data, internal management reporting, and preparation of investment footnotes and MD&A. Works on special projects as needed.
Performs detailed review of analysis of investment data/reports; provides solutions to resolve issues.
Navigates through substantial quantities of data/reports and/or statements to detect errors and gather financial information for reporting and/or makes recommendations.
Gathers information to accurately understand and summarize issues, evaluates risk and challenges, works collaboratively to propose recommendations and works to implement approved changes.
Coordinates and summarizes investment information for internal and external examiners.
Works to achieve efficient and effective investment reporting practices and procedures and responds to requests from other functional areas on various inquiries.
Performs accounting functions and maintains and prepares month-end, quarter-end and annual reports for assigned asset and investment accounting areas. Ensures compliance with GAAP guidelines.
Prepares and/or reviews GAAP reporting disclosures.
Provides support to Manager and Executive Director as needed.
Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent related work experience
: 5+ years accounting or finance experience
: Master's Degree or CPA
: Progress towards FLMI or CFA
: Public accounting experience
: Intermediate experience with GAAP accounting
: Insurance/Reinsurance financial reporting experience
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
: Basic Word and advanced Excel skills
: Produces results - action-oriented and high energy with the ability to quickly adapt to new methods, work under tight deadlines and high pressure conditions. Advanced ability to set goals and handle multiple tasks, clients, and projects simultaneously; Ability to appropriately balance priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
: Advanced level of investigative, analytical and problem solving skills with ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
: Ability to be flexible when needed, take initiative, and demonstrate accountability.
: Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department/team projects
: Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines
: Intermediate knowledge of accounting/finance theory and application and financial reporting
: Intermediate oral and written communication skills demonstrating ability to share and impart knowledge
: Intermediate knowledge of investments and investment accounting