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Sr. Accountant, Financial Reporting

Lincoln Financial Group Greensboro, NC

Job Description

Alternate Locations: Greensboro, NC (North Carolina)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #60557


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 customer’s 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.




This position will perform and deliver on routine assignments/projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying knowledge of his/her assigned area(s) of Financial Reporting responsibility. S/He will be responsible for preparing, analyzing and reporting on activities associated with accounting principles and standards, and financial statements.



    • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
    • Promotes and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
    • Performs and delivers on routine assignments/projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying knowledge of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
    • Identifies and communicates to management process improvements that reduce workloads or improve quality for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
    • Prepares, analyzes and reports on financial statements and supporting schedules according to the accounting and reporting calendars.
    • Participates in  accounting close including the preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.
    • Conduct financial analysis on consolidated and business unit results, including providing ongoing support for the business unit teams and our various other partners as needed.
    • Identify and research reporting issues arising from application of  accounting principles and standards and rules and regulations of the SEC and other regulators and assess their applicability.
    • Preparation, review and filing of quarterly and annual SEC, NAIC and other regulatory filings.
    • Reviews and analyzes quarterly and annual SEC filings, financial statements and other financial data for press releases.
    • Preparation and/or review of internal management reporting.
    • Prepares and/or reconciles other financial data for investor relations .
    • Provides support with the coordination of SOX, MAR and regulatory testing to comply with key controls developed for the group.



    • 4 Year/Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors) (Minimum Required)
    • 1 - 3+ Years of experience in Financial Analysis that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required)

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 16, 2019
Date Closes December 16, 2019
Requisition 60557-en_US
Located In Greensboro, NC
Department Finance & Accounting
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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