Financial Analyst

Great American Insurance Group Cincinnati , OH 45201

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group's member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

Responsibilities

  • Create, collect, review and analyze investment related reports on a monthly basis (yield schedules, investment income schedules, etc.)

  • Perform analysis on investment income reporting for certain investment types (corporate bonds, real estate, mortgage loans, etc.)

  • Will handle all variance explanations (Actual vs. Plan, Reforecast, Etc.) for certain investment types

  • Analyze investment yields for accuracy

  • Assists in the investment planning process

  • Handles Spread Analysis Actual

  • Works with AFG Finance as it pertains to certain investment activity (BA Assets, CLO's, yield analysis, etc.)

  • Reconcile all investment data from source to financial statements

  • Work with investment accounting on material variances from expected amounts

  • Prepare Enterprise Risk Management investment related schedules

  • Complete Investment related surveys from rating agencies

  • Assist in Investment research projects (accounting questions, capital questions, etc.)

  • Prepare, review and be able to discuss investment related reports provided to senior management

  • Process improvement Look at new ways to make the tasks above more efficient

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 2-4 years of experience in accounting or finance (investment accounting experience is preferred)

  • Must have advanced skills in Microsoft Excel as well as experience with investment accounting systems such as Clearwater

  • Strong attention to detail is required

  • Must be an effective communicator, both orally and written and must be deadline driven

  • This position will require additional hours (including weekends) during certain times of the year to meet various deadlines

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