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Athene Sr Investment Accountant in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.

Purpose:

We are adding a Senior Investment Accountant role to our team! This is an opportunity to be part of a key function within Athene's finance team as we continue to grow. The Sr Investment Accountant will be responsible for GAAP and Statutory general ledger reconciliations, third party reinsurance reporting, and quarterly and annual consolidated disclosures.

Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the investment accounting and reporting on a Bermuda Statutory, US Statutory and US GAAP basis for Athene USA

  • Assist with preparations of quarterly and annual reporting for consolidated US GAAP (10Q & 10K)

  • Review of Bermuda investment portfolio activity in the PAM for Investments (PFI) system and perform related general ledger reconciliations.

  • Assist with all other SEC reporting requirements and respond to Investor/Analyst questions and comments

  • Support the financial analysis of operating results, balance sheets, and other key performance indicators related to annual planning, quarterly forecasting, and analysis against actual results.

  • Support internal and external audit requests.

  • Responsible for maintaining reconciliations and investment accounting information flows with third party assumed reinsurance partners

  • Support Athene Holding and Athene Life Reinsurance consolidated investment reporting.

  • Act as primary point of contact on investment information for Bermuda-based Finance team

  • Support new assumed reinsurance initiatives & reporting considerations for strategic transactions.

  • Maintain process documentation for investment accounting

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 5+ years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience required

  • Knowledge of investment types and related reporting preferred

  • Knowledge of GAAP and Statutory financial accounting regulations a plus

  • PFI, Essbase, & Bloomberg experience is ideal

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment. Learn more about working at Athene.

Athene is a Military Friendly Employer! Learn more about how we support our Veterans.

Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.

Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of:

  • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

  • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns.

  • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility.

  • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.

Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following:

Workplace awards

  • Iowa’s Top Workplaces; since 2015

  • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019

United Way of Central Iowa awards

  • Advocate & Volunteer, 2016

  • Spirit of Central Iowa. 2017

  • Game Changer & Impact-Maker, 2018

  • Spirit of Central Iowa, 2019

  • Impact-Maker, 2020

Awards for veteran support

  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards

  • Patriot Award, 2018

  • Pro Patria Award, 2019

  • Seven Seals Award, 2019

  • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017

  • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017

​​​​​​​Product awards

  • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years

  • Structured Retail Products (SRP)

  • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018

  • FIA of the Year; 2019

For more specific details for each location, please click here.

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