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Sr. Financial Analyst

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2019-1950
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1
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US-IA-Cedar Rapids
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2/18/2019
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Accounting
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None
No
 
 

Overview:

UFG offers you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. We've been named an Iowa Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register for four consecutive years, and included on Forbes’ “America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” every year since 2014. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

 

United Fire Group is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst responsible for assisting with the preparation and analysis of internal and external financial statements, treasury management, cash flow forecasting and implementation of systems and projects.

Responsibilities:
  • Assistance with preparation and analysis of internal and external financial statements and supporting schedules under regulatory and GAAP financial standards.
  • Investment back office investment accounting and research for Investments in Bonds, Stocks, and other invested assets including reviewing NAIC designations and inputting transactions into Investment Accounting System (FIS).
  • Researching and monitor compliance with current regulations and insurance codes.
  • Liaison for various investment custodial relationships.
  • Assist with cash management and cash flow forecasting and financial modeling.
  • Financial projects.
  • Assist with implementing and testing of IT projects impacting areas of the finance department
  • Provide financial analysis support to the Treasury area.
  • Monitor Special Deposit situations for impending maturities and arrange replacements
  • Process wires/transfers
  • Monitor foreign accounts and transfer to/from as needed
  • Monitor investible funds across all companies in the group and communicate status with management

Qualifications:

Education:

  • A four year degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA preferred.

Experience:

  • 6+ years of experience in investment accounting, financial reporting or treasury management.
  • Insurance Industry experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience using a Bloomberg terminal is a plus. 

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Knowledge of statutory and generally accepted accounting principles, financial statement preparation, and insurance industry experience is a plus.
  • SEC reporting, and/or regulatory insurance reporting a plus.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of treasury management


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