Accounting Director

Location NC, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy
Apply before Date not available
Investment Accounting requires skills related to the understanding and application of technical accounting standards and financial reporting for derivatives, securities and other financial instruments and related products. Required skills include working technical knowledge and demonstrated experience in the areas of investment accounting, regulatory reporting, analysis and compliance for Tax, Statutory, US GAAP and IFRS. Knowledge of Life Insurance concepts, insurance accounting, analytical review and product dynamics.
• Oversee and ensure timely and accurate close for investment accounting reporting in US GAAP, STAT and IFRS. 
• Collaborate with Auditors, investment managers, and AXA finance teams including actuarial, treasury, risk management and controllers group to ensure the investment information is reflected properly in the investment subsystem and the General Ledger.
• Responsible for the preparation of key reports relied on for financial reporting and analysis. 
• Experience implementing new or changing investment accounting standards. 
• Manage a small team (approx. 3) and continue to build a knowledgeable team.
• Thoughtful of SOX 404 control environment.
• Responsible for ad hoc projects in addition to daily BAU.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelors Degree in Accounting
• 8-10+ years of experience
• CPA with experience in public accounting a plus
• Knowledgeable of the Insurance Industry a plus
• Must have knowledge of CAMRA and SAP or similar systems
• Demonstrated experience in investment accounting and reporting in US GAAP, Statutory and IFRS
• Strong background in all types of public and private securities, equities, partnerships, hedge funds, real estate, commercial and agricultural mortgages. Derivative knowledge will also be helpful in this role 
• Able to work effectively in a fast-passed environment
• Technical capability to organize, report and analyze large amounts of investment data

 

ABOUT AXA

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.

As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.



Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
 
In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.


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