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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

POSITION OVERVIEW

 

The VP will drive legal entity accounting and controls in addition to management and regulatory reporting for multiple large Bermuda reinsurance subsidiaries of Global Atlantic.  Reporting to the Bermuda Chief Accounting Officer and working closely with the Bermuda CFO, the successful candidate will design and lead automation and control initiatives, direct entity financial reporting, and identify and evaluate opportunities to support and enhance GA’s growth strategies and capital management for key Bermuda subsidiaries.  The Controller will be responsible for reporting across at least 4 accounting bases (US GAAP, US Statutory, Bermuda Statutory, and Economic Balance Sheet).  Responsibilities include capital management bases such as Economic Balance Sheet, sign-off and utilization of US Statutory information, RBC and CISSA Capital considerations.   This position supports Global Atlantic’s Institutional Business, which is a major growth engine for the corporation, that develops reinsurance and acquisition opportunities both with US and international clients.  The Controller will lead large scale projects on behalf of Bermuda subsidiaries, such as LDTI execution, asset reporting and performance metrics, and capital evaluation and new client relationship requirements. This position will coordinate conclusions, documentation and ensure our compliance for audit and control purposes. 

Opportunity exists to provide accounting position support to our Ivy sidecar, assisting the Ivy CFO and Controller in another key focus area of the Institutional business.  This individual works with senior leaders in assessing impact of new initiatives and transactions on the Bermuda subsidiaries.  This role is located in our Bermuda office.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning and coordination across source functions for the accounting close, remaining engaged in and providing analysis and control reviews of financial results as they emerge to ensure the accuracy of the legal entity results developed.
  • Synthesize and summarize detailed financial data to create meaningful, high-level, result-oriented analysis used for Global Atlantic and subsidiary senior management and board reporting.
  • Manage small accounting team to deliver financial reporting and analysis, working closely with Actuarial and Risk to create robust analysis of current performance and
  • Lead finance team on relevant capital considerations and regulatory capital reporting.  Oversee coordination of Economic Balance Sheet and BSCR development, analysis and filing.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies
  • Develop and maintain process improvement capabilities and controls
  • Collaborate with SEC/GAAP/STAT/Bermuda reporting teams to prepare quarterly and annual regulatory filings and audited financial statements, consistent with industry-leading practices
  • Interact with auditors, regulators, and other constituents. Participate of Global Atlantic 
  • Monitor new and emerging accounting policy developments and assess impact on reinsurance activities, Institutional business, and our Reinsurer entities’ financial statements; Collaborate with Finance, Actuarial, Investments, Risk, and other stakeholders to assess, plan for, and implement new activities
  • Develop effective communication and partnerships with Institutional, Actuarial, Risk and Finance to achieve business goals. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Accountant required
  • Big 4 experience preferred
  • Minimum years of experience in GAAP/SEC/ US Statutory reporting roles at life insurance companies and experience with reinsurance preferred. 
  • Prior experience overseeing GAAP, SEC, or Statutory accounting and reporting functions required
  • Demonstrated expertise in GAAP, SEC, and Statutory accounting standards and practices—including LDTI
  • Demonstrated knowledge of insurance capital framework (EBS or RBC) required
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally, and lead the assessment and implementation of new accounting policies
  • Proven leadership skills, and demonstrated success at building and managing technical teams
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral
  • Applies strategic thinking approach to work product
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen. Experience supporting sales, M&A, or other complex transactions a plus

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TOTAL REWARDS STATEMENT  

Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com.

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