Lead Accounting Business Analyst
Company: Aegon Asset Management
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: March 24, 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 accounting business process
knowledge? 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 and provide direction to Senior and
Intermediate Accounting Business Analyst. Implementing the overall
development of an accounting system for reporting and supporting
efforts to automate the deliveries.Job DescriptionWhat Success
- Effectively leads staff to achieve performance standards,
develop and motivate staff to achieve effectiveness; coaches,
trains and shares high level knowledge.
- Leads and coordinates members of project team where needed in
development activities, test planning of overall system
- Oversees development of test matrices, procedures and
- Prepare or review business requirements and test evidence
prepared by staff.
- Proactively identifies improvement opportunities to further
meet divisional and/or department goals
- Ensures that customer requests are thoroughly understood and
output aids in decision making process
- Fully capable of gathering or extracting information and
analyzing information for reporting or decision-making.
- Has an in-depth knowledge of how information is connected and
relates to all systems across the division and organization.
- Leads and provides for formal training classes within the
- Leads and provides guidance as a member of divisional project
teams for system conversions and enhancements and be responsible
for managing the accounting portion of project, creating, modifying
and documenting processes including cross divisional work
- Assists with resource allocation and planning.
- Provides communication to all applicable departments as project
move from inception to implementation.
- Provide guidance and review staff updates to accounting tables
according to established SOX guidelines.
- Promotes and ensures the integrity of accounting data by
implementing and maintaining controls around data management.What
- Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent work
- Eight years of experience, with degree.
- Understanding of SDLC and related methodologies.
- Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word and
Excel), relational databases and other computer systems.
- Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, can
grasp the bigger picture, prioritization skills, project management
skills, and the ability to communicate with IT programmers and
- Detail oriented, accurate, analytical, works effectively
individually and within a team, organizational and time management
skills.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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