Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

Senior Investment Accounting Analyst

US-CO-Denver (DTC)
2 weeks ago(1/2/2018 10:48 AM)
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Position Highlights

Position responsible for accurate and timely accounting for investments and investment programs, as assigned, on an IFRS, USGAAP, USSTAT basis along with financial statement reporting support, regulatory reporting support and managerial reporting support with significant focus on derivatives.

Primary Responsibilities

1- Responsible for investment accounting for U.S. and Canadian GAAP requirements of the Insurance Company, subsidiaries and affiliates.  May perform accounting on complex instruments including derivatives.  May perform monthly accounting close process.


2-Interprets new pronouncements and guidelines issued by authoritative associations in relation to U.S and Canadian GAAP accounting and reporting. Recommends appropriate changes to accounting systems.  Recommends accounting alternatives and prepares and maintains accounting policy documentation.


3-Coordinates investment presentation in the financial statements on a quarterly basis.  Ensures reporting consistency in the financial statements, board reports and information provided to analysts. May assist with financial statement presentation of complex instruments.  Assists with quarterly and year end financial reporting tasks as necessary.


4-Responsible for coordinating U.S. and Canadian GAAP audits for Investments and explaining Company's position. Will respond to audit requests.


5-Assists with the maintenance of the securities accounting systems (PAM and IRDB), including analysis and testing of new releases. May assist with review of new security master files.

6-Assists manager with review of work, special projects and ad hoc requests as necessary.


7-Other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics (Accounting preferred) OR Business School Accounting certification with additional 3 years of directly related experience
  • 2-4 years experience with a life insurance, financial services, investment company or CPA firm/company with emphasis in any of the following areas:  accounting, investment operations/reconciliation, treasury, GL close, F/S prep and auditing
  • CPA preferred but not required


Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  Normal Office Working Conditions


Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills.


About Great-West Financial

At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,700 global associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.


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