Transamerica Senior Financial Analyst in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Job Description SummaryThe people of Transamerica bring expertise, creativity, heart and diverse thought to everything that we do-and to the communities where we live and workAre you looking to advance your career as a Senior Financial Analyst? Do you have strong regulatory reporting experience? Can you work effectively within a team and individually? If your answer is yes, we are looking for you!Job Description

What You Will Do:In this position you will support regulatory reporting as a part of the finance team. Hold a key role researching GAAP accounting standards and determining their implications to the legal entities we report on. Create and review audit reports, financial statements, and disclosure standards. You will have the opportunity to work closely with internal and external business partners within the finance group.

What You Will Learn: In this role, you will have exposure to Transamerica’s regulatory reporting team, while interacting with multi-functional groups within finance. You will also have the ability to support different, challenging projects related to financial reporting, while gaining more knowledge within GAAP, STAT, and IFRS.

What Success Looks Like:

Utilizes a thorough understanding of the business to proactively develop financial reports including SEC filings and other GAAP audit reports and seeks out potential areas of improvements (for example, workflow, automated processes) by documenting business processes, identifying controls and deficiencies, testing identified controls, and mapping internal financial statements to business processes.

Extracts financial data from various accounting and information systems to perform appropriate analyses.

Analyzes financial data and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial result.

Determines appropriate methodology to prepare information for use by others.

Interprets financial transactions and events for users and may offer recommendations to those making economic or business decisions.

Participates in monthly accounting processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records.

Participates on project teams or leads project teams.

May participate in due diligence activities.

Works effectively with other departments/divisions to ensure business issues are resolved for the success of the company.

Offers leadership and direction to others. May supervise others.

Possesses and applies broad knowledge of concepts and principles or exhibits technical expertise in a specific area; works with minimal instruction or guidance with appreciable latitude for un-reviewed action or decisions; performs moderately difficult assignments with diverse scope and complexity, requiring a great deal of originality, creativity and problem solving with initiative and independent judgment required.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relevant field, or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, with degree

  • Prefer knowledge of accounting/financial area (for example, GAAP Reporting or IFRS or Stat).

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, ability to handle multiple projects, customer service approach, willingness to take on new projects.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Familiar with analyzing financial statements.

  • Work effectively individually and within a team; organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Self-starter with strong critical thinking skills to solve complex problems and articulate findings.

  • Highly detail oriented.

What You Receive:

A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email applicantsupport@transamerica.com.

At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.