Accounting Manager

Kansas City Life Insurance   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 39 days ago


Bachelors degree in accounting; CPA designation and advanced degree preferred
At least 6 years of financial accounting and reporting experience, preferably in the life insurance industry
Experience in GAAP, statutory accounting, and SEC reporting
Experience in product line analysis, FINRA reporting, broker/dealer accounting and operations, internal control compliance, budget & cost accounting, and pension and benefits accounting preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and practical knowledge of systems and databases preferred
Strong written and oral communication skills
High professional ethics in all aspects, specifically in accounting and governmental regulations
Ability to lead by example, delegate tasks, and manage a variety of assignments
Regular and reliable attendance and punctuality is an essential function of this position.


Implement and administer review and control procedures to identify errors and inconsistencies in financial data
Provide direction and support for staff analysts regarding specific financial statement deliverables, including the verification of general ledger balances and financial statement line item balances
Perform consolidation and generation of financial statements
Perform financial statement analytics, variance analysis, and review and validate financial statements
Perform research and analysis of recent accounting standards and changes for both statutory and GAAP
Assist in the preparation of audit workpapers for internal and external auditors and regulatory examinations
Administer the application programs of key financial systems
Assess and assist in the design, implementation, and testing of financial internal controls for the Finance Division. Serve in an advisory capacity to other operational areas in regard to internal controls
Contribute to the success of the Finance Division through the completion of special projects and directives as assigned.