Fund Accountant I
Jackson National Life Insurance Company - Illinois

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Jackson National Asset Management, LLC® (JNAM) has an opening for a

Fund Accountant I

. JNAM provides investment advisory, transfer agency, fund accounting, and administration services for several funds and separate accounts that support Jackson's variable products and employee 401(k) retirement plans.

JNAM is a subsidiary of Jackson National Life Insurance Company® ("Jackson®").

Jackson is one of the nation's largest and fastest growing financial services companies, with over $100 billion in total assets. Jackson offers a range of retirement products and services including variable, fixed and fixed index annuities. Please visit our website at

for more information.

Job Purpose

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of multiple mutual funds, entering and monitoring general ledger activity, working with internal and external parties to resolve trade, cash and income discrepancies and performing reconciliations with the custodian and sub-advisors as well as varies projects assigned.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

Accurate and timely calculation of daily Net Asset Values of several mutual funds

Research and resolve cash and security reconciliations to custodian bank using Bloomberg and other resources

Affirm and review security trade activity

Evaluate income and expense accruals

Instruct on short-term investment trades based on available cash

Research security price fluctuations that break tolerance

Prepare monthly reconciliation reports and semi-annual SEC filings

Review peers' transaction journal for accuracy

Assist in special projects

Assist with coverage of funds as needed

Communicate with outside parties to resolve discrepancies in the funds


Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

Desire to learn about the financial services industry

Analytical skills that can be used to research issues

Ability to identify and effectively communicate issues affecting assigned funds

Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet stringent deadlines without sacrificing quality

Strong organizational and communication skills

Ability to work both individually and within a team environment

Deadline and detail oriented

Education and Experience Required

Bachelor's degree in a business related field, accounting or finance preferred

Prior mutual fund accounting experience a plus

Jackson offers an outstanding benefits package including competitive pay, bonuses, comprehensive health insurance benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan with matching, and a college tuition reimbursement program for employees and eligible dependents.

Online applications requested. Contact

for alternate formats for accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company facilities and campuses are tobacco-free environments.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.



Finance & Accounting

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Feb 7, 2013, 3:21:44 PM

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Jackson National Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of UK insurer Prudential plc, offers financial services (fixed, indexed, and variable...