Accounting Analyst

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

We are conducting interviews over video. Our employees can voluntarily return to our office, and some positions may be required to be in office. (we will share that at the interview) For most roles, we are fully supporting remote work through July 2021.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic is one of the fastest growing companies in the Life and Annuity industry. We are focused on the U.S. retirement and life insurance markets with a broad range of annuities and life insurance options, as well as reinsurance solutions. Our success is driven by competitive, innovative product designs, leading investment management and integrated risk management, along with highly experienced leadership.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

In February 2021, KKR & Co. acquired a majority stake in Global Atlantic in a strategic transaction.  Additional information can be found in our press release.  

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are hiring for a proactive and motivated Accounting Analyst. This individual will enhance the accounting and control environment by being on-the-ground to learn and account for changes with a financial statement impact or accounting policy impact.  They will be a true generalist and should be prepared to work on various ad-hoc accounting projects. This role offers the unique opportunity to directly impact the Rail Teams revenue streams and expense items by applying finance and accounting related findings to our books and financial models. An instrumental hire as the team continues to scale, this individual will be expected to take on more responsibility at a rapid pace.

Infinity Transportation is the rapidly growing rail investment Operating business for Global Atlantic.  Infinity has tripled in size over the last four years and currently manages over $1B in rail assets with continued expectation for additional asset base growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Record accounting entries into the Peoplesoft Accounting system
  • Create schedules as back up that aid in the financial close and Blackline process
  • Assist the senior accountant with the month-end close
  • Collaborate with team members to provide useful and necessary financial reports
  • Listen to, learn from, and partner with members of various departments to accurately present financial statements
  • Aid in integrations of software tools to modernize and scale the business
  • Educate non-accounting coworkers regarding financial practices, implications, and policies
  • Provide ad hoc analysis support to business leaders and key partners for complex accounting questions
  • Full cycle Billing/Accounts Receivable
  • Track payment status on clients invoices
  • Answer client questions regarding problems with their accounts.
  • Record information about financial status of clients and status of collection efforts
  • Communicate with the team about the activity of daily operations to meet deadlines

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in accounting, business or finance
  • 1+ years of experience in accounting firm or related field
  • Adaptable to multiple and frequent changes in business environment
  • Proven expertise with Excel (combining large data sets, sumifs, index/match, vlookups, etc); familiarity with SQL, Peoplesoft, and Blackline a plus
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Constantly looking to improve on processes; never satisfied with the status quo
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Willingness and eagerness to be an information sponge, with keen attention to detail

TOTAL REWARDS STATEMENT  

Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

 

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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