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Staff Accountant, Reinsurance

Lincoln Financial
Full Time
Fort Wayne, IN
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Work Arrangement: Work from Home
Relocation assistance:: is not available for this opportunity.
Pay Range: $39,900 - $83,700
Bonus Potential: 5%
Requisition #: 68686
Duties and Responsibilities Collects, compiles and evaluates basic financial information utilized to prepare accurate and timely financial reports and accounting statements for management. Communicates with third party reinsurers on identified basic discrepancies and resolves in a collaborative and timely fashion. Conducts quality assurance checks on their journal entries and posts to General Ledger Accounts. Determines basic classifications and records financial transactions applying accounting technique, standard practices and accepted accounting policies and principles. Ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting principles. Ensures the integrity of basic accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles, and compliance with internal controls and SOX. Escalates and communicates to management on accounting issues/concerns. Identifies, researches and resolves discrepancies or out of balance situations amongst assigned General Ledger Accounts. Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility. Participates in accounting projects Performs and delivers on routine assignments/projects for their assigned area(s) of responsibility. Prepares basic financial foot note information for SEC, GAAP and statutory reporting Prepares, records, analyzes and reports on assigned general ledger and basic reinsurance accounting transactions in accordance with accounting principles so that the General Ledger is accurate and up-to-date. Provides accurate and timely reinsurance treaty administration which includes cash settlements and analyzing and validating data. Provides basic reinsurance financial support to accounting team members in the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports and accounting statements for their assigned area(s) of responsibility. Researches and provides basic accounting impacts on new and existing reinsurance structures/transaction. Supports and promotes change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility. Additional Position Responsibilities Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures. Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by: - Making suggestions for improvement - Learning new skills, procedures and processes Performs other duties as required. Remains current in profession and industry trends. Other Skills and Abilities Ability to perform under stress in cases of emergency, critical or hazardous situations. Ability to work with others in a team environment. Demonstrated solid relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. management, peers and colleagues). Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style. Demonstrates the ability to use sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information. Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among management, colleagues and peers. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements. Education 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) - Minimum Required Certifications Experience 0 - 1+ Years of experience in Accounting that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required ) General Purpose of Job This position will perform and deliver on routine assignments and projects for their assigned area(s) of Reinsurance Accounting responsibility. They will prepare, record, analyze and report basic reinsurance accounting transactions and ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles. What’s it like to work here? At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.
What’s in it for YOU:
  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career
  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities
  • PTO/parental leave
  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits
  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations
  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training
Work Arrangement Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.
Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:
  • Prior work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Unique skills

About The Company Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.
Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com
Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters. Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview. Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at [email protected] if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.
Additional Information This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.
Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.
Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.
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Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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