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Manager, Financial Reporting-Stat

AFLAC locationColumbus, GA
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Columbus, GA, United States

Description

Position Summary

The Company

Aflac Inc.

 

The Division

Financial Services

 

The Location

Columbus, GA

 

Manages the daily operations and team members within the Financial Reporting department; gathers and analyzes data and reports that pertain to the overall operation of the department and completes reports summarizing activities and trends; assists in strategic and tactical operational plans to ensure achievement of company and departmental goals; performs independent review of problem situations

Responsibilities

*Statutory Accounting experience strongly preferred.**

Ensures an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year end close process; ensures the timely reporting of all monthly financial information; leads the team members' analysis of actual results compared with prior comparable periods, budget and forecasts and in the compilation of a statutory analysis package that provides the financial explanations of the statutory financial statements; works proactively with the Financial Services department management to support overall department goals and objectives

Analyzes and implements accounting procedures in compliance with SSAP, IRS, and other regulatory standards; audits and evaluates systems and procedures effectiveness and confirms the consistent application of accounting policies

Remains current on all technological aspects necessary to produce and support financial and analytical reports (including but not limited to SAP, Business Planning and Consolidations (BPC) 10.1 and Total Complete Package (TCP); consults and works effectively with the Information Technology department regarding current and future technology needs to develop and implement new applications and analytical models or to enhance existing systems and ensure successful and effective interfacing between systems

Works proactively with Financial Reporting Manager-GAAP to coordinate, establish, publish and manage the monthly and quarterly financial statement close calendar as it relates to statutory close specific matters

Leads the preparation of the Company specific risk based capital (RBC) calculations, including

reviewing and approval of the final results, and the preparation of analysis to explain changes in RBC results from period to period

 

Principally responsible for the complete and accurate compilation of the Company's monthly and quarterly statutory financial statements close process, including the quarterly and annual statutory filings with NAIC and state departments of insurance, as required; this responsibility also extends to the annual statutory audited financial statements, including coordinating the support activities and information sharing necessary with external audit firm to complete the annual statutory financial statement audits

 

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with business partners; stays abreast of current trends and regulatory changes in the industry and recommends alternative business practices, procedures, solutions, and strategies based upon best practice research

 

Sets up, reviews, and administers standard accounting procedures; ensures full compliance of

practices with the accounting policies and procedures; ensures the completeness and accuracy of all accounting transactions; facilitates external auditors in annual audit and internal control review

 

Develops solutions and implements actions to resolve problems and ensure customer satisfaction; reviews processes and procedures to streamline activities to enhance service turnaround time, productivity, and quality; coordinates overall workflow of the department and ensures that workflow processes facilitate effective and efficient use of corporate resources and enhance customer satisfaction

 

Coordinates and monitors training efforts to ensure the necessary educational tools are provided to department employees; identifies and communicates training needs and schedules with training department; projects staffing requirements for the business unit; provides direction for or performs coaching and counseling of employees; coordinates employee development and incentive initiatives

 

Oversees special projects related to Stat Financial Reporting and other Aflac projects

 

Embraces environment of continuous improvement (CI); serves as a role model to team for Kaizen initiatives

 

Performs other related duties as required

Qualifications

Education & Experience

Bachelors Degree in accounting, finance, or a related field, and eight years of professional job-related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Four years in a leadership/senior/supervisory capacity required

Financial auditing/reporting experience required

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred

Experience in the insurance industry preferred

Job Knowledge & Skills

Extensive knowledge of accounting and financial reporting requirements

 

Knowledgeable in systems project management practices and processes

 

Knowledge of employee relations to deal with employee issues in a proactive manner

 

Excellent presentation, oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to effectively interact with Aflac's senior management, internal and external business contacts

 

Ability to exhibit and maintain professionalism in accordance with corporate standards

 

Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel

 

Core Competencies

Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust

 

Functional Competencies

Approachability, Business and Financial Acumen, Composure, Conflict Management, Decision Quality, Interpersonal Savvy, Patience, Managing and Measuring Work, Problem Solving, Written Communications

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