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Sr Accountant

Company: Ameritas
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

At Ameritas, our mission is Fulfilling Life. We do that in many ways, but especially by helping people invest in themselves by offering trusted financial products and advice. Because we believe everyone should be happy, healthy, and financially secure, we work hard to provide trusted financial products and valued guidance, including individual life and disability insurance, employee benefits, retirement planning, investments, and wealth management services.

Ameritas is seeking a Sr Accountant to join the Investment accounting team. In this role, you will provide accounting professional and management support for the general financial accounting activities for the organization in compliance with regulatory policies. You will be responsible for delivering accurate, timely and reliable financial results, data, and reporting.

What you do

* Identify and execute appropriate actions, within tolerable risk, to complete daily balancing between investment system and custodians. * Complete monthly reconciliations between investment system, general ledger and custodians and resolve issues, as needed. * Suggest, implement, and/or document improvements to existing processes and solutions. * Process trade activity, assist with NAIC data processing and ensure transactional accounting accuracy within the investment system. * Produce, analyze, and deliver timely and accurate financial and regulatory reporting. * Prioritize work assignments appropriately to meet deadlines. * Identify technical and operational issues as it relates to own work area and resolve or escalate as needed. * Lead monthly close of investment system. * Provide support for audits/exams by working directly with the auditors/examiners in providing data and answers to inquiries.

What you bring

* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience * 2+ years of accounting related experience * Strong working knowledge of Excel * Experience with accounting and financial software preferred * Demonstrate initiative and a professional self-directed approach to responsibilities * Display strong organizational skills and attention to detail * Ability to provide a consistent approach and controls to maintain the financial integrity of the business area

What we offer

* Our company motto is “Fulfilling Life” and we take that job seriously, with a heavy commitment to volunteering and community support, employee well-being, and providing quality products and services that help our customers create a brighter future. * Being a mutual-based organization, the return on our investment goes back into the company, to benefit our members/customers. * We’re committed to professional development, opportunity, inclusion and diversity. Team building and collaboration are also priorities. * A total rewards package with all the comprehensive health and welfare benefits you’d expect, including competitive pay and incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules and time off to care for yourself and others. * Additional popular benefits, including tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment, an incentivized well-being program, adoption assistance, paid time off for volunteering, training and career development opportunities.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Ameritas has a reputation as a company that cares, and because everyone should feel safe bringing their authentic, whole self to work, we’re committed to an inclusive culture and diverse workplace, enriched by our individual differences. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that hires based on qualifications, positive attitude and exemplary work ethic, regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Ameritas, Lincoln , Sr Accountant, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska

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