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Life Insurance Investment Accountant Job# 2784 Location: Dallas, TX Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent experience. Other Requirements: Include:
3 to 5 years of accounting experience in the insurance industry, life insurance highly desirable.
Experience in preparation of account reconciliations, journal entries and month-end financial closings.
Understanding of statutory accounting principles and statutory financial statement filings.
Good organizational and referencing skills related to work papers, financial statements and schedules prepared.
Excellent personal computer skills, including MS Office including Excel, Word, Outlook. Excel proficiency a plus.
Knowledge of General Ledger Systems and Regulatory Filing Systems, or other insurance specific financial applications experience a plus.
Insurance industry financial applications experience a plus.
Strong analytical ability and communication skills.
SRQ and A.M. Best preparation experience would be a plus, but not required.
Salary Range: $55k to $80k+ DOE Description: Our Client is a Dallas based provider of a wide range of life insurance, annuity, Medicare supplement, and critical illness products used to build and preserve the financial security of our Client’s policyholders. Our Client, a growing national life and annuity company with over $1 billion in assets and nearly 10,000 agents throughout the country, seeks a Life Insurance Investment Accountant. This job reports to the Controller. Duties and responsibilities include:
Perform monthly/quarterly closing processes including prepare/post journal entries for investment activity and insurance activity.
Prepare general ledger account reconciliations and par value reconciliations.
Back office duties for the trading desk; including communication with multiple brokers and state banks.
Creation of monthly financial reports regarding investment holdings.
Prepare schedules and exhibits of quarterly and annual statutory statements, including IMR/AVR, Schedule D and Schedule DB.
Assist in preparation of audited statutory financial statements including footnotes.
Support other regulatory reporting requirements including MD&A, Risk Based Capital, A.M. Best and SRQ filing.
Respond to requests from external auditors, external rating agencies and regulatory bodies.
Prepare and/or assist State pages, State premium tax returns, and other State regulatory filings if required.
Identify and recommend continuous process improvements.