Lead Investment Accountant


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.

The Lead Investment Accountant provides accounting professional or management support and oversight for investment accounting activities for the organization in compliance with regulatory policies. This position is responsible for coordinating the tools, resources, and completion of responsibilities of their area while providing leadership.

What you do

* Review and/or process derivative, private placement and convertible trades for Investments.
* Complete regulatory reporting including derivative schedules.
* Process trades and complete monthly reconciliation for Ameritas Charitable Foundation.
* Analyze and prepare reporting on incremental income generated by security holdings.
* Evaluate yield results and report results to Actuarial associates.
* Analyze cashflows on structured securities and import updates.
* Complete impairment screening on securities and prepare Other Than Temporary Impairment (OTTI) packet for quarterly committee meeting.
* Lead Model Audit Rule (MAR) review and testing for Investment Accounting.
* Cross train to serve as backup for daily cash and trade processing.
* Additional duties as required.


* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance or equivalent work experience.
* 2-4+ years relevant work experience required. Ideally to include investment accounting, financial statement preparation, regulatory reporting and/or public accounting.
* CPA or other Accounting/Investment certifications preferred.
* Knowledge of US GAAP and/or STAT guidance beneficial.
* Strong critical thinking, organizational and problem-solving skills.
* Good oral and written communication skills.
* Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 9297

Posted 21 days ago

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