Senior Investment Accountant

Athene West Des Moines , IA 50398

Posted 5 months ago

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.

Purpose:

We are looking for a talented, driven, Senior Investment Accountant to join our team to help drive and deliver our investment accounting functions. This position will help reconcile and prepare Statutory, GAAP, Reinsurance, and Tax financial reports. This position will also be involved in department automation and new business on-boarding projects.

Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the investment accounting and reporting requirements on a Statutory and US GAAP basis for Athene USA

  • Prepare the fixed income and cash Statutory schedules (D, DA, E) and related reporting.

  • Maintain Statutory and GAAP general ledger reconciliations

  • Produce investment reinsurance settlements

  • Post manual journal entries

  • Utilize PFI (investment system of record) and navigate Athene's ARCHIE (data reporting) system

  • Contribute to automation and continuous improvement projects

  • Produce various financial analysis of operating results, balance sheets, and other key performance indicators related to annual planning, quarterly forecasting, and analysis against actual results.

  • Support internal and external audit requests.

  • Maintain process documentation

  • Other projects and tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • MBA and/or CPA preferred

  • 5+ years of related accounting or financial analysis experience required

  • Understanding of different investment types and the ability to understand complex transactions

  • Knowledge of GAAP and Statutory financial accounting regulations preferred

  • Well developed communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience required

  • Proficient problem-solver

  • PFI, Essbase, & Bloomberg experience preferred

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment. Learn more about working at Athene.

Athene is a Military Friendly Employer! Learn more about how we support our Veterans.

Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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