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Our client is a publicly traded, fast-moving, Life & Annuities carrier that encourages their employees to take on new internal opportunities and challenges, which in turn supports a holistic view of the organization.  This has led to a culture of associates being empowered to drive the direction of the organization while facilitating the continued growth of this carrier.  The carrier has a history of structuring roles and teams around the talents and subject matter expertise of the individual.  Certainly, an environment which supports career growth.

The carrier is founder led by a CEO and a team who have extensive expertise and strong records of structuring transactions which drive the success of this carrier.  It is also supported by a global alternative investment manager and managed by associates and executives who are well-known and well-respected leaders in the life & annuity space.

Their mission is to help individuals achieve a clear picture of what their retirement should look like and then put in place a structure that will give someone the security and predictability they are looking for in their retirement income.  

Reporting to the Head of Accounting Policy, The Director of Accounting Policy is a newly created role which is being driven by growth in the organization and helps support the Accounting Policy needs of several internal and external constituencies. The OAP is made up of about 12 people and there will be staff reporting into this role. Since there is a focus on looking at the team in a holistic manner, candidates who bring to the table expertise in one or a few areas will be considered.  For the purposes of this search, a background in the following areas will be considered: 

  • Accounting Policy for Insurance Contract Liability (Liability Side)
  • Accounting Policy for Investments classes i.e.: derivatives, alternatives, CLO’s, structured assets, etc. (Investments Side)
For the successful candidate who has an expertise in these areas, the expectation would be that they would be part of the the face/voice of the carrier when working with the NAIC, ACLI and other regulatory bodies. There is a lot of interaction with the client’s asset management firm that, as a rule of thumb, is always exploring interesting, complex investment/business structuring opportunities, so the expectation is that the candidate will be able to offer up to the asset management firm, several accounting policy considerations as they explore these scenarios. In addition, the successful candidate will liaise with other executive stakeholders internally.
  • A fuller job description is available.
  • Location is hybrid NYC (2 days WFO, 3 days WFH) or in IA (same schedule)
  • Compensation would be appropriate for up to a Senior Manager or recently appointed Director from Big 4 (the client is flexible on compensation and an approximate range based on the market is shown)