Senior Accountant Financial Reporting Analyst
This position is responsible for financial reporting, including developing and maintaining a strong control environment, interfacing with the auditors, and facilitating in the preparation of financial statements. This position is responsible for management reporting, including the President’s Report, Flash Report and Surplus Note/FA Note Offering Memorandums. This position will also involve participation in and leadership of several financial control projects and initiatives.
Assist in preparation of financial reports, including Statutory audited financial statements and footnotes, as well as financial statements for quarterly President’s Report, monthly Flash Report, Dashboard reporting, rating agencies, and annual report.
Assist in the preparation of the quarterly President’s Report including preparation, collection of information from Guardian Profit Centers, resolution of issues, review with Management and distribution.
Manage multiple SharePoint sites for Management Reporting collaboration and distribution of reports.
Assist in the preparation of the Monthly Flash Report including preparation, maintenance, and distribution.
Assist in various other activities to support the department during close processes, including, as necessary, assisting the consolidation unit, management reporting, and statutory reporting.
Prepare monthly/quarterly journal entries for 401K and Pension plans and maintain pension schedules based on benefit plan financial results provided by the third-party actuary.
Assist in coordination of the FA and Surplus Notes. Providing documentation and Audit support.
Assist in preparing Audited calendars.
Assist with building and maintaining Oracle Fusion Analytics Warehouse (“FAW”) Dashboard and existing reports created for Senior Management including testing, validation and updating data in new structure.
Assist in maintaining Oracle Reporting Catalog and address oracle reporting issues. Including running OTBI, BI, and FRS reports to answer various accounting transaction questions.
Assist in the preparation of quarterly and ad-hoc senior management presentations. Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the numbers.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Master’s preferred.
3-5 years’ work experience in the life insurance industry and/or Big “4” auditing experience of life insurance companies
Solid foundation in GAAP/STAT accounting principles.
Strong project management skills demonstrated through experience in process design, documentation, and controls assessment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and an aptitude for detail.
Demonstrated ability to build relationships with all levels of the organization.
Ability to use excellent judgment while working with multiple priorities and deadlines.
Ability to think critically, analyze, prioritize, take initiative, problem-solve.
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications.
Working knowledge of Oracle ERP & EPM
Working knowledge of SharePoint
Hybrid role: Hudson Yards, NYC office – in office, 2 days a week, WFH –3 days a week
Salary Range$77,800.00 - $127,810.00
The salary range reflected above is a good faith estimate of base pay for the primary location of the position. The salary for this position ultimately will be determined based on the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate. In addition to salary, this role may also be eligible for annual, sales, or other incentive compensation.
At Guardian, you’ll have the support and flexibility to achieve your professional and personal goals. Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards.
As part of Guardian’s Purpose – to inspire well-being – we are committed to offering contemporary, supportive, flexible, and inclusive benefits and resources to our colleagues.
Choice of [high deductible/copay] medical plans* with prescription drugs, including coverage for fertility and transgender inclusive benefits
Health care accounts – flexible spending, health reimbursement, and health savings accounts
Critical illness insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Company-paid Life and Disability insurance plus voluntary supplemental coverage
Retirement and Financial
401(k) retirement plan with a company match, plus an annual age/service-based Company contribution and an annual profit-sharing contribution, if applicable
Complimentary 1:1 financial guidance with a licensed Fidelity representative
Time Off and Remote Work
Flexible work arrangements (part in-person/part remote)
Unlimited paid time off for most roles plus time off for volunteering, jury duty, voting, and bereavement
Personal holidays for colleagues to use in recognition of religious, cultural, or civic days
Paid parental leave and paid family and medical leave policies
Emotional Well-being and Work-Life
Emotional well-being, mental health, and work/life resources powered by Spring Health
Wellness programs, including fitness program and equipment reimbursement
Child, adult, and elder back-up care support through Bright Horizons
Student loan assistance
Commuter benefits in select metropolitan areas
Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (J.E.D.I.)
Employee Resource Groups that advocate for inclusion and diversity
J.E.D.I. certification and training programs
Benefits apply to full-time eligible employees. Interns are not eligible for most Company benefits.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.