Senior Accounting Business Analyst
Company: Aegon Asset Management
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 15, 2020
Job FamilyAccounting Business AnalysisJob Description SummaryThe
people of Transamerica bring expertise, creativity, heart and
diverse thought to everything that we do-and to the communities
where we live and workDo you have strong attention to detail and
can stay organized on long-term projects? Are you interested in
analyzing data that has been processed in our new system to make
sure the information is accurate? Do you have excellent
communication skills and are comfortable interacting with various
levels of leadership?If your answer is yes, we are looking for
you!What You Will Do:As part of Transamerica you will coordinate,
resolve and process all accounting issues as they relate to the new
accounting system. Use your strong attention to detail,
coordination and communication skills to properly support the day
to day functions of the system. What You Will Learn: In this role,
you will gain exposure to Transamericas modernization team, while
interacting with multi-functional groups within Business and IT.
You will also have the ability to support different projects.
Overall developing an accounting system for reporting.Job
DescriptionWhat Success Looks Like:
- Recommend solutions to routine and complex problems involving
the extraction of information from the system.
- Create, maintain and modify advanced level reports.
- Test and verify that information compiled is correct and/or
- Efficiently and accurately produce ad hoc reports.
- Comprehend the request process and provide the requested
information in an appropriate format.
- Understand proper financial controls to implement and maintain
regarding cash ledger transactions.
- Serve as a senior member of project teams related to system
conversions and enhancements.
- Develop test matrices, procedures, and documentation.
- Prepare business requirement specifications for IT projects,
and create, modify and document processes.
- Coordinate information requests from other groups or external
- Review test output as projects migrate through the SDLC
(Systems Development Life Cycle).
- Review documentation and determine accounting implications for
new product development.
- Train on at least two of the company administrative systems and
educate related groups as needed.
- Provide communication to applicable departments as projects
move from test to production.
- Update accounting tables and other accounting side tables
related to the assigned project.
- Assist lower level staff as needed.What You Need:
- Bachelors degree in accounting or equivalent work
- Five years of related work experience.
- Advanced knowledge of accounting systems.
- Analytical and problem-solving ability.
- Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel) and multiple computer
- Ability to work under pressure of deadlines.What You Receive:A
Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. Its our passion to empower
people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives
and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance
and a healthy body to match. As youll come to discover, Wealth +
Health is a central part of everything we do!Wealth Benefits;
Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k
Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement,
Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts,
Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification
SponsorshipHealth and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company
sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness
Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance,
Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care
Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts
Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity
Programs, Employee Recognition ProgramWhy Work for UsTotal Rewards
at Transamerica: Its more than a paycheck.Our comprehensive Total
Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways
throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a
competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base
compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness
benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great
employee perks. All designed with you in mind to help you live your
best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for
the work you do.Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.Equal
Opportunity Employer:Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an
Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate
against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex,
gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the
uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard),
physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by
federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities
laws.Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be
entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans
with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A
reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally
done which will insure equal employment opportunity without
imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please
contact: firstname.lastname@example.org if you are a job seeker
with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and
require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.Ontario
Applicants:Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to
those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the
principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of
opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for
Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact
email@example.com if you are a job seeker with a
disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require
assistance to apply for one of our jobs.Technical Assistance:If you
experience technical problems during the application process,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org.At Transamerica,
hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are
qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential
that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce.
We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between
their careers, families, communities and personal interests.
Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where
talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive
environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term
financial futures.Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international
life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON
companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong
presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more
information, visit www.transamerica.com.
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