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Transamerica Senior Manager of Accounting-Technical Accounting in Denver, Colorado

Job FamilyGeneral Accounting

Job Description SummaryDo you have strong issue paper and technical accounting experience? Are you looking for a highly visible leadership role? Do you have excellent communication skills and are comfortable interacting with various levels of leadership?If your answer is yes, we are looking for you!Job Description

What You Will Do: This is a highly visible role as part of the Consolidation Product Reporting team with Transamerica being our subject matter expert with the issue paper process. You will review all issue papers to ensure completeness, make sure all issues papers have the appropriate approvals, provide senior leadership with up-dates, put accounting memos together, and work with our accounting teams and other business experts to define and document accounting policy. You will also be our liaison supporting the relationship with our external auditors and internal finance teams to efficiently complete the issue paper deliverables.

What You Will Learn: You will be working with a team of ambitious and engaged professionals who bring fresh ideas and diverse perspectives to help us continually shake up the status quo and stay on the forefront of reinventing how we meet our customer needs. You will learn what it means to work for a company that focuses on the Employee Experience and how this enables us to engage, retain and develop our employees.

What Success Looks Like:

  • Effectively manages staff to achieve performance standards, develop and motivate staff to achieve effectiveness; mentors, trains and shares high level knowledge.

  • Ensures the integrity and accuracy of accounting and/or financial reporting information.

  • May authorize and/or approve legal, regulatory or company documents.

  • Prepares/reviews written analyses of issues to enhance the understanding of senior management; makes recommendations.

  • Works effectively with internal/external contacts to ensure business issues are resolved for the success of the company

  • Understands and applies technical accounting concepts for multiple bases of accounting.

  • Responsible for adherence to the Company's framework of internal controls.

  • Oversee the management staff providing hiring, direction, counseling and training of staff. Also completes performance appraisals and evaluates overall performance of team. Effectively communicate goals based on objectives and assist staff in setting goals and performance measures.

  • Directs the activities of one or more departments which alone or together have a significant impact on the success of the organization. Interacts regularly with Senior or Executive Management on strategy and policy. Develops strategic direction for the department/business unit. Responsible for departmental budget

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

  • Minimum of 10 years previous experience, with degree.

  • Demonstrated management experience.

  • Extensive knowledge of a specialized accounting area preferred (for example, insurance products, tax, accounting policy, IFRS17).

  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing to all audiences; ability to handle multiple projects by using effective project management skills and delegation skills.

  • Organizational and prioritization skills, effective judgment and decision making.

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.