Senior Accountant, Investment Accounting (REMOTE)

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Job Description

Alternate Locations: Work from Home; Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Austin, TX (Texas); Bakersfield, CA (California); Baltimore, MD (Maryland); Baton Rouge, LA (Louisiana); Birmingham, AL (Alabama); Boise, ID (Idaho); Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Buffalo, NY (New York); Canonsburg, PA (Pennsylvania); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Chicago, IL (Illinois); Cincinnati, OH (Ohio); Cleveland, OH (Ohio); Columbia, SC (South Carolina); Columbus, OH (Ohio); Concord, NH (New Hampshire); Dallas, TX (Texas); Deerfield Beach, FL (Florida); Denver, CO (Colorado); Detroit, MI (Michigan); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Durham, NC (North Carolina); Edina, MN (Minnesota); Edison, NJ (New Jersey); Ellicott City, MD (Maryland); Fayetteville, SC (South Carolina); Florence, SC (South Carolina); Fort Lauderdale, FL (Florida); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Fort Worth, TX (Texas); Gainsville, FL (Florida); Glen Allen, VA (Virginia); Glendale, CA (California); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Greenwood Village, CO (Colorado); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Houston, TX (Texas); Huntsville, AL (Alabama); Indianapolis, IN (Indiana); Irvine, CA (California); Jacksonville, FL (Florida); Johnson City, TN (Tennessee); Kansas City, KS (Kansas); La Jolla, CA (California); Lexington, KY (Kentucky); Los Angeles, CA (California); Louisville, KY (Kentucky); Lutherville, MD (Maryland); Madison, WI (Wisconsin); Memphis, TN (Tennessee); Miami, FL (Florida); Milwaukee, WI (Wisconsin); Minneapolis, MN (Minnesota); Nashville, TN (Tennessee); New York, NY (New York); None; Norwood, OH (Ohio); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Orlando, FL (Florida); Palm Desert, CA (California); Paramus, NJ (New Jersey); Parsippany, NJ (New Jersey); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona); Pittsburgh, PA (Pennsylvania); Plano, TX (Texas); Plymouth Meeting, PA (Pennsylvania); Portland, ME (Maine); Portland, OR (Oregon); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Raleigh, NC (North Carolina); Richmond, VA (Virginia); Rochester, NY (New York); Rockville, MD (Maryland); Rolling Meadows, IL (Illinois); Rye Brook, NY (New York); Sacramento, CA (California); Salt Lake City, UT (Utah); San Antonio, TX (Texas); San Diego, CA (California); San Francisco, CA (California); San Ramon, CA (California); Schaumburg, IL (Illinois); Scottsdale, AZ (Arizona); Seattle, WA (Washington); Southfield, MI (Michigan); St. Louis, MO (Missouri); Syosset, NY (New York); Tampa, FL (Florida); Toledo, OH (Ohio); Tupelo, MS (Mississippi); US All Regions; US Midwest; US Northeast; US Southeast; US Southwest; US West; Vienna, VA (Virginia); Virginia Beach, VA (Virginia); Walnut Creek, CA (California); Washington, DC (District of Columbia); Westlake Village, CA (California); White Plains, NY (New York); Windsor, CT (Connecticut); Woodmere, OH (Ohio)

Work Arrangement: Work from Home

Relocation assistance: : is not available for this opportunity.

Pay Range: $48,900 - $103,600

Bonus Potential: 5%

Requisition #: 68602

General Purpose of Job

This role will provide timely and accurate derivatives and investment data accounting and reporting for the General Account Invested Assets on a Statutory, GAAP, Management, and Tax basis. They will be responsible to perform securities research, analysis, and proper accounting treatment of Lincoln Financial Groups (LFG) investment positions to support strategic investment operations and initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

Collaborates effectively with applicable key stakeholders across the enterprise to facilitate the accurate and timely completion of the investment accounting process for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Communicates identified risks and financial implications to management.

Ensures completion of responsibilities in an accurate and timely manner.

Identifies and communicates to management process improvements that reduce workloads or improve quality for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Maintains investment accounting's internal control system to ensure SOX compliance. Recommends enhancements.

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.

Performs and delivers on routine assignments/projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying knowledge of their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Prepares & communicates concise & focused technical financial documents, presentations, and communications (memos, fact sheets, collateral materials) which direct the reader to salient points for a wide range of technical and non-technical audiences.

Prepares earning memos and analysis on key metrics for the general account team.

Prepares financial foot note information for SEC, GAAP and statutory reporting.

Promotes and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Provides accounting information on fixed income and derivative investments for existing and developing investment strategies for compliance with accounting/reporting regulations to appropriate key stakeholders and investment accounting team members.

Provides proper investment accounting treatment of General Account Invested Assets under applicable Statutory, GAAP, Management and Tax basis.

Provides technical research on new and existing general account investments and derivatives.

Resolves discrepancies and take actions on matters and inquires on General Account Invested Assets from portfolio management and multiple asset managers.

Supports an effective function for their assigned area(s) by identifying risks; researching technical investment accounting issues; and gathering all necessary information.

Supports the preparation of industry and governmental surveys for area(s) of responsibility.

Additional Position Responsibilities

Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.

Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by: - Making suggestions for improvement - Learning new skills, procedures and processes

Performs other duties as required.

Remains current in profession and industry trends.

Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to perform under stress in cases of emergency, critical or hazardous situations.

Ability to work with others in a team environment.

Demonstrated solid relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. management, peers and colleagues).

Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail.

Demonstrates solid project management skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines.

Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.

Demonstrates the ability to use sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information.

Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements.

Education

4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) - Minimum Required

Experience

2-4 + Years of experience in accounting, securities or financial reporting that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required )

What's it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What's in it for YOU:

+ A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

+ Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

+ PTO/parental leave

+ Competitive 401K and employee benefits ()

+ Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

+ Tuition assistance program

+ A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

+ Effective productivity/technology tools and training

Work Arrangement

Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.

Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:

• Prior work or industry experience.

• Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.

• Unique skills

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence..... click apply for full job details