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Manager of Investment Accounting Policy

Company: Aegon Asset Management
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: November 10, 2019

Job Description:

Job FamilyGeneral AccountingJob Description SummaryDo you have experience researching accounting policy? Are you looking for a highly visible technical accounting position? 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!Job DescriptionWhat You Will Do: This is a leadership role responsible for providing technical accounting guidance related to Transamerica's Investment Reporting & Disclosure. Will serve as a technical resource on Investment assets and derivatives under Statutory, IFRS, US GAAP, and Solvency II. This position offers a high level of responsibility and visibility while also offering the chance to influence and set direction.What You Will Learn: In this role, you will gain exposure to Transamericas Investment Reporting team, while interacting with multi-functional groups within Finance. You will also have the ability to up-date the accounting manual. What Success Looks Like:

  • Monitoring of developing accounting pronouncements and implementation of new accounting and disclosure guidance under IFRS, Statutory, US GAAP and Solvency II
  • Assist with transactions impacting Investment Reporting
  • Organization and maintenance of US Accounting Manual
  • Accounting & Reporting policies and position papers for Investment assets and derivatives under all bases
  • May effectively manage staff to achieve performance standards, develop and motivate staff to achieve effectiveness; mentors, trains and shares high level knowledge. Ensures staff demonstrates appropriate customer service attitudes.
  • Prepares written analyses of issues to enhance the understanding of senior management.
  • Works effectively with other departments/divisions to ensure business issues are resolved for the success of the company.
  • Exhibits a thorough understanding of technical accounting concepts for multiple bases of accounting.
  • Responsible for the adhering to the Company's framework of internal controls.
  • Completes performance appraisals and evaluates overall performance of team. Makes decisions on interviewing and selection of new employees. Sets goals and objectives for individuals and work groups. Motivates, mentors and coaches individuals, fostering a team environment.
  • Monitoring of developing accounting pronouncements and implementation of new accounting and disclosure guidance under IFRS, Statutory, US GAAP and Solvency II
  • Assist with transactions impacting Investment Reporting
  • Organization and maintenance of US Accounting Manual
  • Accounting & Reporting policies and position papers for Investment assets and derivatives under all bases
  • Manages a department or a functional area of importance. Implements operating procedures in conformance with annual budget. Has latitude to determine how to achieve objectives within budget. Typically does not perform the duties of individual contributors in the department. Often interacts with Divisional Leadership or Senior Management.What You Need:
    • Bachelors degree in Accounting.
    • Minimum of 8 years previous experience, with degree, demonstrated supervisory experience.
    • Extensive knowledge of accounting area preferred (for example, investments, and insurance products).
    • Effectively communicate orally and in writing, to all audiences, ability to handle multiple project by using effective project management skills.
    • Experience researching accounting policy.
    • Organizational and prioritization skills, effective judgment, address employee issues on a timely basis.
    • Prefer accounting policy investment experience. 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: applicantsupport@transamerica.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.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 applicantsupport@transamerica.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 applicantsupport@transamerica.com.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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