Sr Investment Accountant
Company: Travelers Canada
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 16, 2023
Who Are We? Taking care of our customers, our communities and
each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this
commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best
property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join
us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives
on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do
Job Category Finance and Accounting Compensation Overview The
annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide
market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role
across the country. The actual salary for this position will be
determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity
and location of the role; the skills, education, training,
credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions
of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and
benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based
cash incentive awards.
Salary Range $71,900.00 - $118,700.00 Target Openings 1 What Is the
Opportunity? Travelers' accounting team serves as the steward of
our financial information and controls to ensure compliance with
all internal policies and external requirements. The team creates
transparency about the health of the company by providing timely,
accurate, and actionable information to all stakeholders. As a Sr
Investment Accountant, you will be responsible for timely and
accurate books and records for reporting to both internal and
external parties while maintaining a strong control environment.
Leveraging your investment accounting background, you will conduct
financial activities such as preparing, evaluating, and completing
financial activities including cash exception activity, journal
entries, custody and account reconciliations and GAAP and Statutory
Reports. What Will You Do? Account for Fixed Income Investments
including resolution of exception between Investment System and
Bank Activity, prepare related journal entries as well as month and
quarter end entries.
Reconcile Investment activity between investment accounting system
and general ledger.
Prepare monthly custodian reconciliations.
Prepare quarterly and annual Statutory report filings and notes
related to Fixed Income Investments.
Prepare external financial statements which may include GAAP
(Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), SEC, and STAT
(Statutory Accounting Principles).
Compile, review, and analyze financial data for variance analysis,
reporting, and accuracy.
Support the development of complex financial analyses by providing
data and developing financial analyses for key performance
Prepare and complete a review of assigned components for internal
management based financial reporting, both routine and ad hoc, for
complete and consistent results with corporate policies and
Perform financial controls in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley
Prepare and review documentation to support internal and external
Provide coaching, training, and mentoring.
Perform other duties as assigned.
What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have? Bachelor's degree in finance,
accounting, and/or professional designations, such as CPA, CMA or
comparable advanced professional education.
Experience with GAAP and STAT accounting theory and practice.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability
to collaborate effectively with business partners.
Ability to analyze data to interpret trends and provide insights to
Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability
to handle shifting priorities.
Ability to foresee challenges and proactively look for ways to
create more efficient processes for the business.
Experience using Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, Word, Outlook,
PowerPoint) and Financial Reporting Software (e.g., Investment
Accounting Systems, Bloomberg, Foxit PDF Editor, Adobe Pro,
What is a Must Have? Two years of finance, accounting, financial
planning, or related experience.
What Is in It for You? Health Insurance: Employees and their
eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and
children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of
Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions
dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to
an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in
the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment
toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual
contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a
Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20
days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of
tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness
goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to
professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources
to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you're
eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed
Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the
communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved.
Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that
enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.
Employment Practices Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We
believe that we can deliver the very best products and services
when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities
we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing
the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an
inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote
belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results.
If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the
physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we
may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above
or below the level included in this posting.
To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit
Travelers has 30,000 employees in the United States, Canada, the
United Kingdom, Ireland and Brazil. > > Explore life at
We have 8 diversity networks, employee-led organizations dedicated
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Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses,
domestic partners and children - are eligible for coverage from the
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Our employees are valuable assets to their hometowns, giving more
than 100,000 hours of their time toward important causes each year.
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