Investment Accountant

Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

Posted: 11/16/18 Category: Professional Job Number: 7242

Position Title: Investment Accountant
Job Location:  Fort Wayne, Indiana
Interview Expectations:  Unspecified    
Local Candidate: Local Candidates ONLY
Required Skill Sets: 3-5+ yrs. of experience in Investment Accounting that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position

Job Description
The Investment Accountant will provide timely and accurate investment data and Investment accounting for the General Account Invested Assets on a Statutory, GAAP, Management, and Tax basis. Responsible for performing investment research, analysis and proper accounting treatment positions to support strategic investment operations and initiatives.

Investment Accounting
  • Provide proper investment accounting treatment of General Account Invested Assets under applicable Statutory, GAAP, Management and Tax basis
  • Support an effective Investment Accounting function for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility by identifying risks
  • Advise management on the identified risks and financial implications
  • Provide timely and accurate trade research, confirmation and settlement of fixed income and derivative instruments across a multi asset manager platform for General Account Investment Operations
  • Responsible for the proper setup, maintenance, pricing and accounting of invested assets in accordance with Statutory, GAAP and TAX reporting requirements to support accurate financial reporting
  • Resolve discrepancies and take actions on matters and inquires on General Account Invested Assets from portfolio management and multiple asset managers

Communications
  • Prepare and communicate concise and focused technical financial documents, presentations, and communications
  • Support the preparation of industry and governmental surveys for area(s) of responsibility (memos, fact sheets, collateral materials) which direct the reader to salient points for a wide range of technical and nontechnical audiences

Collaboration
  • Collaborate effectively with applicable key stakeholders across the enterprise to facilitate the accurate and timely completion of the tax process for assigned area(s) of responsibility
  • Maintain current and emerging accounting/financial reporting regulatory rules and requirements, assess the impact, and collaborate with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies

Internal Controls and Requirements
  • Maintain investment accounting’ s internal control system to ensure SOX compliance
  • Identifies and recommends process improvement and procedural or accounting changes to enhance departmental effectiveness
  • Maintain current and emerging accounting/financial reporting regulatory rules and requirements, assess the impact, and collaborate with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies

Education
  • Undergraduate Degree or 4+ years of comparable work experience; educational concentration in Accounting, Finance, or business is preferred

Experience
  • 3-5+ yrs. of experience in Investment Accounting that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • Educational experience and/or proficiency in:
  • GAAP, SOX 404, and Compliance Requirements
  • Financial Services or Insurance Investment Accounting experience is preferred
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with advanced ability to use Microsoft excel including use of Industry Tools (Bloomberg, PAM for Investments, Axiom, PeopleSoft)
  • A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations
  • Possess a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions
  • Drives performance targets to completion

Hayley Brown
Technical Recruiter

Contact Hayley today to learn more about this outstanding opportunity with Queen Consulting Group!

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