Specialist, Mutual Fund Financial Rprtng

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Fort Wayne, IN, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #59501

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

 

The Role

This role will provide financial administration oversight of the Lincoln Funds extensive regulatory filings.  The focus of this position is preparing and reviewing Fund Administration Board materials including the valuation analysis of the approximately 17k securities in the LVIP Funds.  This requires a high level of coordination with many internal and external parties at various levels. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation of and review of the Fund Administration Board Materials
  • Works closely with internal and external resources to analyze and provide reporting on the valuation process of the securities in the Lincoln Funds
  • 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 Funds
  • Work closely with management to recommend and implement process improvements, enhance controls and efficiencies
  • Stay current with technological innovations, updating administration capabilities and capacity in a cost effective and efficient fashion
  • Assists with the coordination, preparation, validation and review of the SEC financial data filings.
  • Review all filings for accuracy and completeness prior to filing.
  • Process payments and expense allocations for the LVIP Funds
  • 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.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external business associates
  • Facilitates and prioritizes problems resolution and manages daily work load.
  • Assures fund administration compliance with the Investment Company Act of 1940 as well as the Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by management.

 

  

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance desired
  • A minimum of 3 years of accounting, financial reporting/analysis experience in mutual fund, insurance or investment accounting environment        
  • Mutual fund and investment knowledge preferred
  • Working knowledge of general ledger and fund accounting systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Business Objects
  • Candidate must have strong leadership skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills.  
  • Must be technically savvy and have strong financial analysis skills
  • Must be able to balance multiple priorities and to communicate with all levels of staff in the organization

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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