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Investment Accountant I

AFLAC locationColumbus, GA
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info linkReport a probelm Originally Posted : October 06, 2021 | Expires : November 5, 2021

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Columbus, GA, United States

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Job Summary

Prepares the necessary monthly accounting entries to the general ledger for GAAP and statutory to ensure accuracy of income and balance sheet related to investments. Prepares and compiles quarterly and yearly statutory accounting schedules, exhibits and surveys for Investment Accounting. Coordinates activities with the Investments Division for resolving discrepancies or issues regarding trades and settlements and performs the necessary accounting for investment trade transactions on a daily basis.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as a liaison to coordinate activities with the Investments Division for resolving discrepancies or issues regarding trades and settlements as it relates to FAM; enhances operating procedures and policies, and performs data entry of investment transactions in CAMRA; performs the necessary accounting for investment trade transactions on a daily basis

  • Prepares, compiles and submits information to the Securities Valuation Office for the entire company portfolio to ensure regulatory compliance

  • Prepares and compiles quarterly and yearly statutory accounting schedules, exhibits and surveys (S & P, A & M Best, and Fitch)

  • Performs routine investment research and analysis and works with Global Investments to assemble investment statistical and reporting data

  • Acts as the department's customer contact as it relates to FAM

  • Prepares, maintains, and reconciles cash flow projections as it relates to FAM and the custodian bank (Bank of New York) to include identifying and resolving any discrepancies

  • Provides administrative and research staff support to the senior investment team members

  • Performs various FAM testing of investment transaction and systems upgrades to ensure compliance with GAAP and statutory regulations

  • Performs other duties as required

    Professional - Education & Experience

    Qualification Level Education Degree Specification

    Minimum Required Bachelors Degree accounting, finance or a related field

    Qualification Level Experience

    Minimum Required two years of corporate-level accounting experience Preferred Experience in statutory accounting, investment accounting, treasury accounting, or other comparable demonstrated ability and knowledge of investment activities Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Basic knowledge of statistical concepts, and their application to securities accounting, securities market operations and securities markets

  • Knowledge of various financial data systems, investment banking and fiscal and monetary policies

  • Good mathematical skills and the ability to interpret and apply numerical data, statistical spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office suite software, including a basic level of experience using Access and intermediate level of experience using Word and Excel

  • Proficiency and experience using SAP and Crystal Reports, or similar software

  • General understanding of investment products preferred

    Organizational Competencies

    · Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her true intentions; does what he she said they would do; follows through on commitments

    · Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener

    · Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities

    · Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages customer expectations

    · Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial · Supporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the companys goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals

    · Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds

    Working Conditions

    The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

    Normal office environment (virtual or in-person)

    Travel

    ‰¤ 10%

    Career Progression Acknowledgement

    Career Progression Acknowledgement: Normal Career Progression - This is a normal career progression (NCP) position and incumbent may progress to the next level in the job family without further competition when there is an existing business need, qualifications identified in the job profile are met, advancement recommended by management, with human resources approval, and in accordance with company guidelines.

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