Accounting & Risk Manager

<p>The Investment Services Division of a Fortune 250 Life Insurance Company is in need of an <strong>Accounting &amp; Risk Manager</strong>.<br /><br /><strong><em>*To be considered for this position, applicants MUST submit a resume </em></strong></p>

New York, NY

Guardian Life Insurance

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America&nbsp;keeps a sharp eye on the investments of its policyholders. Guardian and its subsidiaries offer life insurance, disability income insurance, and retirement programs to individuals, business owners, and their employees.&nbsp;Its employee health indemnity plans provide HMO, PPO, and dental and vision plans, as well as disability plans.&nbsp;Its Guardian Insurance &amp; Annuity subsidiary offers&nbsp;retirement options that include mutual funds and annuity products, which its Guardian Investor Services&nbsp;manages.&nbsp;Guardian also offers estate planning and education savings programs. The&nbsp;firm is is a mutual company owned by its policyholders.

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Overview: <p>The Investment Services Division of a Fortune 250 Life Insurance Company is in need of an<strong> Accounting &amp; Risk Manager</strong>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul type="disc"> <li>Manage the financial operations along with all internal management reporting</li> <li>Oversight over the&nbsp;Investor Services&nbsp;financial closing process, including journal entries, elimination entries, allocations and the consolidation process</li> <li>Prepare financial plans, forecasts and projections for&nbsp;the Investor Services&nbsp;and its asset management related subsidiaries. Report detailed analysis of actual results versus plan, highlighting the relevant business drivers and statistics</li> <li>Collaborate with other areas of&nbsp;the company, such as, Internal Audit, Corporate Tax, Corporate Treasury, Investment Accounting and Legal to implement strategic initiatives</li> <li>Maintain the documentation of current processes/controls. Test the adequacy of controls and as necessary, re-engineer any current processes/controls to strengthen the control environment, streamline processing, and improve efficiency</li> <li>Participate in the coordination of the financial statement audits by external auditors as the&nbsp;single point of contact (SPOC).</li> </ul> <div>&nbsp;</div>
Requirements: <ul type="disc"> <li>A minimum of 6-10 years of work experience in the asset management industry and/or relevant &ldquo;Big 4&rdquo; auditing experience.</li> <li>CPA preferred.</li> <li>Solid foundation in GAAP accounting principles.</li> <li>Strong project management skills demonstrated through solid experience in process design, documentation, and controls assessment</li> <li>Excellent verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Strong organizational skills and an aptitude for detail.</li> <li>Ability to think critically,&nbsp;analyze, prioritize, take initiative, problem-solve.</li> <li>Bachelor's degree in Accounting&nbsp;</li> </ul>