Senior Investment Accountant

Horace Mann Educators Corporation Springfield , IL 62701

Posted 2 months ago

The Senior Investment Accountant will have a heavy workload during quarter-end and year-end requiring additional commitment and will be responsible for two separate technical accounting frameworks: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) generic to all industries, as well as Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP) which is unique to the insurance industry.


  • Process daily investment related securities and cash transactions

  • Assists in the preparation of investment portfolio reports including STAT and GAAP financial statements, core investment earnings reports and ad hoc reports as required by management, various regulatory departments and rating agencies.

  • Work with external and internal auditors.

  • Creates and reviews complex accounting entries.

  • Researches and determines appropriate accounting rules

  • Provides input on work product of less-experience staff.

  • Evaluates workflows/processes across departments/designs workflows.

  • GAAP Financial reporting on a segment and consolidated level, external SEC reporting for public company, FINRA reporting for broker dealer.

  • Ensure appropriate accounting and analysis for the comprehensive range of accounts including cash, investments, expenses, insurance products and equity accounts.

  • Develop and maintain SOX compliance internal control structures over general ledger and financial reporting.

  • Work with Business Partners on strategic initiatives new products, required system changes, changes in accounting regulations.

  • Coordinate and direct responses to External Auditors and State Regulators. Monitor, interpret and maintain compliance with changing technical rules and regulations.

Horace Mann Educators Corporation

Horace Mann was founded in 1945 by two teachers who saw the need for quality, affordable auto insurance for teachers. Since then, we've broadened our mission to helping all educators protect what they have today and prepare for a successful tomorrow. And with our broadened mission has come corporate growth: We serve more than 4,100 school districts nationwide, we're publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: HMN) and we have nearly $10 billion in assets. For more information, visit the Horace Mann website at

As a leading insurance and financial services company focused on meeting the evolving need of public K-12 teachers, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now.


  • Bachelor's degree plus four to six years of accounting experience. Master's degree preferred.

  • Prior experience in an investment accounting role preferred.

  • Prior experience in the insurance industry preferred.

  • Working knowledge of alternative investments

  • Working knowledge of Pam for Investments or CAMRA Investment Accounting System.

Must be authorized to work in the United States without Employer Authorization. Direct Hire Only.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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