Senior Reinsurance Accountant

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Fort Wayne, IN, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #59571


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 Senior Reinsurance Accountant  position will perform and deliver on routine assignments/projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying knowledge of his/her assigned area(s) of Reinsurance Accounting responsibility. S/he will prepare, record, analyze and report reinsurance accounting transactions and ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles.


  • Communicates to management on recognized trends of issues/concerns.
  • Communicates with third party reinsurers on identified discrepancies and resolves in a collaborative and timely fashion.
  • Conducts and/or participates in accounting projects
  • Determines classifications and records financial transactions applying accounting technique, standard practices and accepted accounting policies and principles.
  • Ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles, and compliance with internal controls and SOX.
  • Identifies, researches and resolves discrepancies or out of balance situations amongst assigned General Ledger Accounts.
  • Prepares financial information for SEC, GAAP and statutory reporting
  • Prepares, records, analyzes and reports reinsurance accounting transactions and ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles
  • Provides accurate and timely reinsurance treaty administration which includes cash settlements and analyzing and validating data.
  • Researches and provides accounting impacts on new and existing reinsurance structures/transaction.
  • Provides Reinsurance expertise to internal partners including Treasury, Actuarial, Financial Reporting, Investment Accounting, and Audit


  •  Education & Experience

  • 1 - 3+ Years of experience (3+ preferred) in Accounting that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position 
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree (Accounting degree preferred) or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) - Minimum Required
  • CPA or progression towards a CPA (highly desired) #LI-AY1

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.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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