Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting
Lincoln Financial Group - Fort Wayne, IN

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The Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting is responsible for providing financial administration oversight of the Lincoln Funds extensive regulatory filings. The focus of this position is to ensure the Lincoln Funds successfully complete all required SEC filings. This requires a high level of coordination with many internal and external parties at various levels .


Fund Administration
  • Act as Business Resource for the Fund Administration Teams within Separate Account Financial Operations. This includes assisting with issue resolution, special requests, process enhancements, projects, etc.
  • Assist with the preparation of and review of the Fund Administration Board Materials
  • Assures fund administration compliance with the Investment Company Act of 1940 as well as the Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934
  • Maintains a working knowledge of strategic investment market activities and industry pronouncements and their impacts on the Funds as well as LNL
  • Review, analyze and monitor financial information for the Funds to insure integrity of financial systems and accuracy of data
  • Research accounting guidance for newly developed products and company initiatives related to LVIP/LAT Funds
  • Represent the interests of Separate Account Financial Operations by attending pertinent meetings
  • Review and coordinate to ensure all required filings are completed timely and accurately
  • Review all filings for accuracy and completeness prior to filing
  • Assists with the coordination, preparation, validation and review of the SEC financial data filings

Financial Reporting
· Prepare and analyze quarterly financial reporting for LIAC
  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external business associates
  • Works closely with management to recommend and implement process improvements, IT enhancements, and other added controls and efficiencies
  • Stay current with technological innovations, updating administration capabilities and capacity in a cost effective and efficient fashion
  • Complete monthly income allocation process for Lincoln Investment Advisors Corp (LIAC)
  • Represent the interests of Separate Account Financial Operations by attending pertinent meetings

· Undergraduate Degree or 4+ years of work experience; educational concentration in Accounting or Finance is preferred
· Licensing and/or certification: CPA designation and/or CIA designation preferred
· 3-5+ years of experience in accounting, financial reporting/analysis experience in mutual fund, insurance or public accounting environment that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
· Educational experience and/or proficiency in:
o Mutual Fund and Investment Accounting
o General Ledger and fund accounting systems
o Financial Analysis
o Microsoft Office applications and Business Objects
· A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations
· Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace disturbances
· Drives performance targets to completions

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Lincoln Financial Group is a diversified financial services organization headquartered in the Philadelphia region. With $150 billion as of...