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Investment Accounting Manager

Pacific Life Insurance Company Newport Beach, CA

Job Description

The Manager of the Derivatives Accounting and Reporting team will be responsible for the direct supervision, of three senior accountants responsible for the accounting and reporting of derivative transactions.  This role will ensure that financial statement reporting is complete and accurate and prepared to meet established deadlines.  The financial results will be supported by meaningful analytics to provide insight into variances.  There should be a focus on providing excellent customer service to Investment Management clients. Position reports to AVP, Derivative and Investment Reporting.

Additional Responsibilities Include:
Ensure all GAAP and Statutory accounting and reporting for derivatives is in accordance with internal accounting policies and accounting guidance (ASC 815 and SSAP No. 86)
Manages the team who performs the analysis and recording of all derivative transactions
Perform all hedge designations and quarterly hedge effectiveness testing.  Ensure appropriate documentation is maintained and performed in accordance with accounting policies
Provide insightful reporting to divisions on quarterly derivative results
Coordinate with internal and external auditors
Ensure compliance of accounting and financial reporting processes with ICFR requirements
Be innovative in leading improvements to operational and reporting processes
Train, motivate and retain senior accountants on the team
Assist with accounting research and special projects as assigned

7+ years accounting experience with progressive accounting experience or equivalent combination
CPA is required
Public accounting experience is preferred
Strong knowledge of accounting principles and regulations to maximize compliance with GAAP and Statutory Accounting Principles
Strong working knowledge of derivatives and investment vehicles
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities under tight time frames
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Job Details

Date Posted May 18, 2018
Date Closes June 17, 2018
Requisition 450333
Located In Newport beach, CA
SOC Category 00-0000.00