Senior Investment Accountant

Horace Mann Educators Corporation Springfield , IL 62701

Posted 3 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

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Digital Investment Associate

Mindshare Usa, LLC

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-05T00:00 Mindshare: Mindshare is a global media agency network with billings in excess of US$34.5 billion (source: RECMA). The network consists of more than 7,000 employees, in 116 offices across 86 countries spread throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. We are a global media agency that makes media a competitive advantage for our clients. What does that mean? We make sure a brand's marketing message appeals to people, and that it gets to them in the right place at the right time. We also negotiate ad prices across all media channels on behalf of our clients. We keep on top of new trends, from technology to fashion to gaming, to come up with new ideas on how marketing needs to change as a result and we use qualitative and quantitative data to drive every action that we make. Department – Digital Investment: Our Digital Investment teams are critical in bringing our media plans to life. We work in conjunction with our planning teams and are responsible for the negotiating and purchasing of digital media real estate. We are an integral part in capturing a client's vision to reach the intended audience. Meat and Potatoes: Assist Senior Associate and Manager on plan development and recommendation development, including: * Assist the Senior Associate and Manager in negotiation process * Work with Research and Analytics to collect relevant information on past performance * Help provide data and background for the development of Point of Views of relevant partners and opportunities * Meet with industry representatives to gain insight to all phases and points of contact of media partners Work with the Senior Associate and Manager on implementation and optimization of campaigns, including: * Keep up to date on all communications with planning team including buy authorizations, tracking reports, buy changes, creative specifications, etc * Assist Senior Associates and Managers to enter final buys into proprietary system and issue insertion orders * Work with planning team and ad ops to traffic campaigns * Ongoing management and stewardship of campaigns * Work with the Analytics and Research team on reporting and analysis Benchmark and value reporting * Coordination and input on standard buy campaign reporting * Ensure accurate and timely vendor invoice approval and reconciliation with Finance teams * Update financials * Assist with client financials such as budget reconciliation and budget management What you've already conquered: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Bachelor's degree, preferably with a concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration, and communications Although no media planning experience is required an internship with an advertising/media agency is strongly preferred Comfortable working with budgets and numbers Excellent verbal and written skills Exceptional organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and detail oriented Mindshare Usa, LLC Springfield IL

Senior Investment Accountant

Horace Mann Educators Corporation