Description: Transformative role for accounting leaders looking for continued growth and progression opportunities in a large public Company, leading a team of individuals in the preparation and filing of Aetna's statutory financial statements. This role provides exposure to a vast spectrum of accounting areas, including financial reporting and financial statement preparation and review, technical accounting, transformation and financial analytics. This role provides extensive opportunity to partner with Aetna's various business units, transform its statutory financial reporting process, work with its state regulators and examiners, and liaise with its audit partners.
Fundamental Components: Job responsibilities includes leading a team of senior and staff accountants and providing the final review and approval of various statutory finance deliverables, including quarterly, annual and audited financial statements and related supplementary filings to the regulatory agencies. The candidate will review various financial analytics on legal entities' financial results to understand unexpected fluctuations and network with various business partners to understand the underlying drivers and future expectations for the entities. The candidate will have the opportunity to play a key role in leading the transformation of Aetna's financial reporting processes to an automated, streamlined state. The candidate will need to function as a subject matter expert in statutory accounting and will also have a key role in facilitation of state exams and both external and internal audits. Background Experience: The ideal candidate would have 6 or more years of progressive accounting, auditing, or financial reporting experience. Insurance industry experience is preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate would have experience leading teams, and would also have strong Excel skills, strong communication skills, and a track record in leading process improvements. Potential Telework Position: No Percent of Travel Required: N/A EEO Statement: Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Benefit Eligibility: Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position. Candidate Privacy Information: Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.