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Director of Investment Accounting

Posting date: 09/03/2016
Salary: 100 000 - 130 000 USD
Job Location: USA
Industry: Insurance
Contact Phone Number: +31 20 4919874

Responsibilities:

  • § Account for various investments including, but not limited to, debt instruments, equity investments, and derivatives.
  • § Populate and maintain investment security master information and related transaction information within the Princeton Asset Management (PAM) for Securities system.
  • § Complete and update investment related journal entries within the general ledger system, PeopleSoft.
  • § Complete various reconciliations including, but not limited to, 1) general ledger account reconciliations, 2) custodial holdings reconciliations, 3) investment management systems reconciliations.Troubleshoot, analyze and resolve discrepancies.
  • § Complete and assist with various audit related work papers for interim and annual audits and address additional follow-up questions/inquiries via internal or external auditors as they arise.
  • § Maintain documentation files for investments according to the position's responsibilities.
  • § Assist in maintaining, testing, and evaluating software upgrades and enhancements.
  • § Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • § Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; § 10 years of insurance investment accounting experience;
  • § Working knowledge of both public and privately held complex securities;
  • § Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the utilization of investment related systems including Princeton Asset Management (PAM) for Securities; § Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles & theories; § Willingness to develop industry related knowledge; § Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • § Strong time management skills with the ability to meet critical deadlines;
  • § Demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • § Ability to work independently, make decisions and effectively communicate with all levels of management;
  • § Strong computer skills including but not limited to MS Office Excel Suite and Powerpoint;
  • § Ability to prioritize multiple tasks; and § Strong written and oral communications skills.

Job conditions:

  • The Director of Investment Accounting will be responsible for overseeing accounting managers responsible for the day to day accounting and reporting processes, managing the vendor relationship in company's outsourced model, establishing and implementing standard accounting practices and procedures for both internal and outsourced staffand work directly with our Investment Operations department to ensure coordination between the two groups.


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