Investment/Strategic Transactions - Manager of Accounting Policy

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Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA, US
Des Moines, IA
6 days ago
Manager of Accounting Policy, Investments/Strategic Transactions
Hybrid work week
New York City/Manhattan

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.


  1. 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.
  2. Will collaborate with the Asset Manager to help create accounting policy for all complex asset deals.
  3. Will have some investment SOX oversight.

Background required/preferred:

  1. The proper background being targeted is someone who has been researching/documenting GAAP/STAT guidance in a life or annuity carrier setting.
  2. We’re looking for someone with 5-7 years’ experience in technical accounting
  3. Our preference is to find someone who has exposure/knowledge of hedge accounting technically guidance under ASC 815, statutory accounting experience is a plus.
  4. 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.
  5. We're looking for someone who can take technical information and deliver it to non- technical people.
  6. REQUIRES considerable knowledge of investments (derivatives, alternatives, CLO’s, and structured assets).
  7. Supervisory experience is preferred, but not required as there are no formal direct reports to this role at this point in time.
  8. 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.

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