Investment/Strategic Transactions - Manager of Accounting Policy
Lost Dutchman Search
Des Moines, IA
Our Annuity focused insurance client in the Midwest will make a quick hire on their Manager of Accounting Policy, Investments & Strategic Transactions opportunity!!
There is a strong preference that this opportunity will be based out of NYC. Will report to Director of Accounting Policy in Manhattan. This role will provide technical accounting guidance related to INVESTMENTS.
- Highly visible opportunity to interact with senior leaders within the investment accounting division of solid and successful life and annuity carrier in the Midwest with a solid presence in NYC. Will lead a team and be the voice of complex and technical transactions within this unit.
- Will collaborate with the Asset Manager to help create accounting policy for all complex asset deals.
- Will have some investment SOX oversight.
- The proper background being targeted is someone who has been researching/documenting GAAP/STAT guidance in a life or annuity carrier setting.
- We’re looking for someone with 5-7 years’ experience in technical accounting
- Our preference is to find someone who has exposure/knowledge of hedge accounting technically guidance under ASC 815, statutory accounting experience is a plus.
- We're looking for a clever, inquisitive, quick on their feet Investment Accounting type. Looking for a digger, an investigator. Someone who wants more than day to day.
- We're looking for someone who can take technical information and deliver it to non- technical people.
- REQUIRES considerable knowledge of investments (derivatives, alternatives, CLO’s, and structured assets).
- Supervisory experience is preferred, but not required as there are no formal direct reports to this role at this point in time.
- CPA or path to certification is required.
It is expected that this will be a hybrid work schedule will include 4 office days and one work from home day each week. Benefits include: a 20% target bonus, matching 401K, tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance coverage.
For additional information and CONFIDENTIAL consideration please reach out to Jeanine Drahota, Lost Dutchman Search.