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Senior Investment Accountant

Company: USAA
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Why USAA? Let's do something that really matters.

At USAA, we have an important mission: facilitating the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. Not all of our employees served in our nation's military, but we all share in the mission to give back to those who did. We're working as one to build a great experience and make a real impact for our members.

We believe in our core values of honesty, integrity, loyalty and service. They're what guides everything we do - from how we treat our members to how we treat each other. Come be a part of what makes us so special! The Opportunity As a dedicated Senior Investment Accountant, you will work with individuals across the Enterprise to support the accounting for the USAA's investment portfolio. The candidate selected will work on the Investment Accounting team in the Chief Accounting Office supporting both accounting and reporting functions. This candidate will have the opportunity to work with various software applications from PAM for Investments, Bloomberg, Oracle and Wings Plus to name a few. This individual will be responsible for the accounting and reporting for various companies investment portfolios and will work closely with internal and external customers.We offer a flexible work environment that requires an individual to be in the office 4 days per week. This position can be based in one of the following locations: San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX or Charlotte, NC.Relocation assistance is not available for this position. What you'll do:

  • Applies advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Statutory Accounting Principles (STAT) and regulatory accounting treatment to complex accounting transactions and shares understanding of key implications.
  • May assist team members in developing knowledge of various accounting transactions.
  • Makes recommendations, prepares and communicates processes and procedures, financial results and analysis to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assists in resolving accounting issues and makes recommendations to leadership.
  • Performs in a financial accounting advisory capacity to operational business leaders on matters pertaining to business initiatives or strategies. Collaborates and maintains strong relationships with business partners.
  • Leads special projects related to financial accounting and coordinates with key stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate completion.
  • Resolves issues and provides informed, proactive reporting and analysis to enable effective decision making.
  • Develops and maintains processes, procedures and tools impacting financial accounting that may impact the finance organization.
  • Facilitates and reviews internal controls to ensure an effective and efficient financial system.
  • Reviews the work of team members and provides guidance and coaching when issues arise.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled in accordance with risk and compliance policies and procedures.What you have:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; OR a Bachelor's degree in another field coupled with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation; OR 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree when coupled with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.
    • 6 years of relevant work experience performing accounting functions including preparing and reviewing journal entries, account reconciliations and preparing financial results for internal and external purposes or other similar experience.
    • Advanced knowledge and application of GAAP and STAT or regulatory accounting practices.
    • Demonstrated ability to partner and communicate effectively with internal and external team members.
    • Advanced knowledge of financial or accounting data analysis techniques and statistical methodologies.
    • Advanced knowledge of relevant technical accounting and reporting disciplines.
    • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel and Word.What sets you apart:
      • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting
      • CPA Designation
      • 3+ Years Experience using investment accounting systems such as PAM for Investments, CAMRA, Clearwater Analytics, etc.
      • 3+ Years Experience using Bloomberg Terminal to research investment transactions and security attributes
      • Experience accounting for private equity and limited partnership interestsThe above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.What we offer:Compensation: USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market data of the position. The actual salary for this role may vary by location. The salary range for this position is: $78,670 - $150,330.Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance and at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.Benefits: At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.For more details on our outstanding benefits, please visit our benefits page on USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: USAA, San Antonio , Senior Investment Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , San Antonio, Texas

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