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Staff Accountant, Reinsurance

Lincoln Financial Group Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description

Alternate Locations:Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #61685

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customers lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

The Role

This Associate, Reinsurance Accountant will perform and deliver on routine assignments and projects for his/her assigned area(s) of Reinsurance Accounting responsibility. S/he will prepare, record, analyze and report basic reinsurance accounting transactions and ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles.


  • Collects, compiles and evaluates basic financial information utilized to prepare accurate and timely financial reports and accounting statements for management.
  • Communicates with third party reinsurers on identified basic discrepancies and resolves in a collaborative and timely fashion.
  • Conducts quality assurance checks on his/her journal entries and posts to General Ledger Accounts.
  • Determines basic classifications and records financial transactions applying accounting technique, standard practices and accepted accounting policies and principles.
  • Ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting principles.
  • Ensures the integrity of basic accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles, and compliance with internal controls and SOX.
  • Escalates and communicates to management on accounting issues/concerns.
  • Identifies, researches and resolves discrepancies or out of balance situations amongst assigned General Ledger Accounts.
  • Participates in accounting projects
  • Prepares basic financial foot note information for SEC, GAAP and statutory reporting
  • Prepares, records, analyzes and reports on assigned general ledger and basic reinsurance accounting transactions in accordance with accounting principles so that the General Ledger is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Provides accurate and timely reinsurance treaty administration which includes cash settlements and analyzing and validating data.
  • Provides basic reinsurance financial support to accounting team members in the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports and accounting statements for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Researches and provides basic accounting impacts on new and existing reinsurance structures/transaction.

Education & Experience

  • 0 - 1+ Years of experience in Accounting or Finance that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required)
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's)in (Minimum Required)
  • Interest in acquiring a CPA desired, minimal travel. #LI-AY1

This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


Job Details

Date Posted November 10, 2019
Date Closes December 10, 2019
Requisition 61685-en_US
Located In Fort wayne, IN
Department Finance & Accounting
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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