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Senior Investment Accountant - Hybrid at Cigna

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Bloomfield, Connecticut





Job Description:

Role Summary

The Senior Investment Accountant primarily supports the investment accounting function for US GAAP and statutory reporting, including ledger close and disclosure responsibilities. The position may also support the management reporting cycle as well local administrative functions for certain reporting applications.

This position will work closely with matrix partners in Portfolio Management, Treasury, SEC/Stat Consolidated Reporting teams, and external accounting service providers to implement business strategies and to identify areas for improvement and consistency across the organization. Position may also support policy research and new product development.

The ideal candidate must use independent judgment and discretion to identify key trends or issues and provide recommendations or highlights to senior management. Candidate must have a bachelor's degree with accounting concentration and at least three- five years of related experience is preferred.

Major Duties


  • General ledger close responsibilities for US GAAP and statutory reporting cycles.

  • Prepare and analyze US GAAP and Statutory disclosures and schedules for quarterly and year end reporting cycles.

  • Prepare management reports for senior finance leadership's review of key investment balances, results and trends.

  • Research accounting guidance to determine and document appropriate accounting conclusions.

  • Support investment accounting role in key enterprise projects.

  • Develop and maintain Sarbanes-Oxley controls associated with reporting and operational responsibilities.

  • Support audit requests, including process walkthroughs, controls documentation, and ad-hoc analysis.

Qualifications


  • BS degree with accounting concentration

  • 3-5+ years of accounting/finance experience is preferred

  • Prior experience accounting for investments including securities and derivatives is highly desirable

  • Strong technical accounting and problem solving skills required

  • Strong analytical skills to interpret and evaluate financial results

  • Public accounting experience is highly desirable

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience leading in a matrix reporting environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment with tight deadlines

  • Flexibility to work during off-peak hours as necessary during key reporting periods

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player

  • Motivated, proactive self-starter who takes ownership and is results oriented

  • Strong computer skills (Word, Advanced Excel)

This position supports Cigna Investments, Inc., an investment adviser registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The successful candidate will become an Access Person of CII required to comply with the personal trading requirements and restrictions contained in CII's Code of Ethics. These requirements and restrictions apply to the Access Person and all securities transactions in accounts in which an Access Person has a Beneficial Interest.

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

About The Cigna Group

Doing something meaningful starts with a simple decision, a commitment to changing lives. At The Cigna Group, we're dedicated to improving the health and vitality of those we serve. Through our divisions Cigna Healthcare and Evernorth Health Services, we are committed to enhancing the lives of our clients, customers and patients. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.





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