Senior Associate, Investment Accounting

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
New York, New York, United States

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.

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. 

Position Summary

Global Atlantic is seeking a candidate to join the newly formed investment reporting data integrity group. This candidate will help drive the development and execution of investment reporting data integrity checks to ensure the accuracy of the investment data, partnering with IT to execute on the buildout of our investment reporting warehouse, including scoping and testing of investment reports to support external reporting, internal reporting and analytics. All candidates must, in addition to possessing the specific qualifications cited below, work well within a complex, fast-paced, fluid environment, and have a proven ability to execute results timely and accurately as well as adherence to strict deadlines. All candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for buildout of the investment reporting data integrity group, defining the right checks on data to ensure the accuracy of indicative investment data
  • Responsible for establishing the processes for a daily review of key financial data fields to ensure the accuracy of GAAP, STAT and Reinsurance reporting
  • Manage and execute testing related to the buildout of our reporting warehouse, liaison between IT and Investment Accounting to develop automated reporting for investments that supports internal management reporting and external regulatory reporting.
  • Responsible for management of new accounts in the ledger and subledger for new transactions or asset classes within investment accounting.
  • Responsible for management and coordination of adjustments in the reporting warehouse for all investment accounting related items.
  • Responsible for SVO filings with the NAIC for securities
  • Perform frequent ad hoc analysis and assist with special projects, as requested.
REQUIREMENTS

Candidate Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience.  
  • Experience in Investment Accounting and/or Investment Operations, with a foundational understanding of the upstream processes and impacts to downstream accounting and reporting.
  • Experience in buildout of investment reporting warehouse, investment data governance and knowledge insurance company Investment GAAP and Statutory reporting.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Familiarity with investment accounting systems (Clearwater) helpful.   
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Excel; data warehouse design or support a plus.
  • Pro-active, detail oriented, deadline driven; possess excellent documentation and analysis skills.
  • Results oriented, flexible, self-motivated, and able to work in a team environment with limited direct supervision.
  • Solid written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage a team, handle competing priorities and multiple deliverables.

 

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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.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com.

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