Fin Reporting Accountant III

Aflac

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Salary Range: $55,000 - $140,000

Remote/Hybrid/On-Site:

We’ve Got You Under Our Wing

We are the duck. We develop and empower our people, cultivate relationships, give back to our community, and celebrate every success along the way. We do it all…The Aflac Way.

Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized as Fortune’s 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity and as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere.com.

Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself, are you the duck? If so, there’s a home, and a flourishing career for you at Aflac.

What does it take to be successful at Aflac?

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations

What will you be doing in this role?

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SEC, Statutory Accounting Principles (SSAP), state insurance department statutes, federal and other state regulations, with an emphasis on insurance accounting and/or investment accounting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of principles and practices of accounting and financial systems user applications, including input/output processing and complex system concepts, and ability to understand and use computer systems and application tools for analysis
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrated experience performing complex financial analysis and related valuation methodologies, systems and quantitative business-based analysis, metrics, and experimental designs; ability to prepare statistical studies and trend analysis using internal and external information to demonstrate relevant changes and recommend improvements or solutions
  • Demonstrated competencies in the areas of consulting, performance management, change management, organizational development, and quality and project management

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree accounting, finance, or a related field
  • five years of professional job-related work experience
  • four years of corporate-level accounting in an organization of comparable size
  • Experience and proficiency using financial systems user applications (SAP preferred)

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Education & Experience Preferred

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant designation
  • Accounting experience in the insurance industry

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs duties with minimal direction for independent action and decision making; interprets and applies laws and regulations; acts in an advisory capacity working with division management and/or designated representatives providing guidance and direction on, and clarifying the interpretation of, the company’s and regulatory financial and accounting procedures, policies, and practices; assists with the training and development of junior team members
  • Collects, organizes, analyzes, and evaluates complex financial and statistical data and other related information; completes quantitative and qualitative reviews, and prepares required internal and external records, reports, statistics, financial statements, analysis, stockholders’ reports, etc.; develops and presents conclusions and recommendations to management; leads or participates on project teams or committees, assisting with the development and implementation of goals and objectives aimed at enhancing customer service, process improvement, and resource management
  • Identifies and resolves accounting and financial account and/or transaction discrepancies and provides detail explanations for variances between actual and planned activities; maintains complete and accurate regulatory filings; develops, analyzes and implements accounting procedures in a systems environment in conformance with GAAP, SSAP, SEC, IRS, and other regulatory standards; audits and evaluates systems’ and procedures’ effectiveness, and confirms the consistent application of accounting pronouncements and policies
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with business partners, and state and federal agencies; stays abreast of current trends and regulatory changes in the industry; conducts benchmarking activities with other companies and organizations within and outside the industry, and recommends alternative business practices, procedures, solutions, and strategies based upon best practice research; assists senior team members in developing and implementing new applications and analytical models, or enhancing existing systems
  • Provides direct support to the financial management team
  • Performs other duties as required

Total Rewards

This compensation range is specific to the job level and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to: education, experience, licensure, certifications, geographic location, and internal equity. The range has been created in good faith based on information known to Aflac at the time of the posting. Compensation decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each case. This salary range does not include any potential incentive pay or benefits, however, such information will be provided separately when appropriate. The salary range for this position is $55,000- $140,000.

In addition to the base salary, we offer an array of benefits to meet your needs including medical, dental, and vision coverage, prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending, dependent care flexible spending, Aflac supplemental policies (Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity offered at no costs to employee), 401(k) plans, annual bonuses, and an opportunity to purchase company stock. On an annual basis, you’ll also be offered 11 paid holidays, at least 10 days of prorated PTO to be used for any reason, and, if eligible, state mandated sick leave (Washington employees accrue 1 hour sick leave for every 40 hours worked) and other leaves of absence, if eligible, when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. Aflac complies with all applicable leave laws, including, but not limited to sick and safe leave, and adoption and parental leave, in all states and localities.

You’ve got this!