Athene Asset Management Des Moines, IA, USA
Jul 27, 2017Permanent
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:The Accounting Representative provides support for the organizations policy & agent related accounting functions. Performs routine to moderate accounting tasks with a focus on application of cash. Other tasks may include working with bank files, reconciliations, journal entries, and data analysis.Accountabilities:Conducts a daily balance and control review of disbursement activity from the administrative systems. Processes and/or assists with policy accounting functions as it relates to associated administrative system. Processes and/or assists with daily stop payment void process and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) rejects. Prepares monthly ledger account reconciliations. Reconciliations include policy loans, premium payments, cash receipts, commission checks, account payables, account receivables, unapplied cash, policy disbursements, surrenders, and other ledger account reconciliations. Notifies accounting management of outstanding accounting items, assists with research, and maintains proper documentation. Runs system reports needed for monthly and quarterly account maintenance. Researches and reports variances in the account reconciliation reporting. Prepares and processes accounting journal entries. Adheres to corporate accounting and federal accounting standards including SOX, FASB and GAAP. Works with frequent supervision to complete tasks. Serves as a resource for peers and assists in the proper development of peers through mentoring. Backs up other positions and performs other duties as assigned with-in the accounting unit. Qualifications and Experience:High school diploma or GED required; Accounting degree preferredMinimum 1-2 years accounting experience Ability to navigate multiple computer systems with minimal assistance needed NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.Want to learn more about Athene? Athene is driven to hire Americas veterans.Athene is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.