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Aegon Asset Management Director, Finance - Workplace Solutions Division in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job FamilyFinance - General

Job Description SummaryTransamerica has been helping people feel better about the future for more than 100 years, and we’re proud of the trust we’ve earned. But we believe our responsibility goes beyond insurance, investments, and retirement accounts. We’re also in the business of helping people improve their financial and personal well-being, so they can add more years to their lives, and more life to their years.Job Description

Transamerica is seeking a Director of Finance for the Workplace Solutions business. Reporting to the VP, Senior Director of Finance of Workplace Solutions. You will provide leadership and strategic direction for the oversight and management of expense reporting and analysis to the organization.

As the Director of Finance you will provide financial expertise and functional oversight within the Workplace Solutions division in a leadership capacity. You will support strategic objectives through partnership with business, technology and project teams to ensure financial elements of strategic initiatives are financially sound for Workplace Solutions. In addition as the Director of Finance you will align focus, effort and objectives to the overall organizational strategy and applies those strategies to team and individual activities.

What You Will Do:

  • Participate in budget planning and overall expense management for Workplace Solutions.

  • Direct major change initiatives, including clear communication of expectations and timeframes; ensure quality of work and delivery within timelines/budget.

  • Collaborate with multiple teams across the division and with corporate functions.

  • Analyze cost benefit analysis to support business recommendations; provide financial insight on cost measures and overall profitability metrics.

  • Research and collaborate with stakeholders to uncover factors that may impact business solutions

  • Develop management reporting and executive summaries over progress on strategic initiatives, including gap analysis of forecast relative to plan

  • May be involved in challenging spend requests to support smart spending towards execution of business priorities

  • Provide opportunities for knowledge transfer through training and development of others.

  • May serve as a point person for ad hoc requests from other departments.

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, or equivalent experience

  • 12 years of accounting/finance experience including eight years of management experience

  • Extensive knowledge of assigned business area (e.g. investments, premiums, corporate finance)

  • Strong leadership and people management skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, to diverse audiences

  • Organizational and prioritization skills

  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office, Excel and financial business systems

  • Preferred: CPA/advanced degree

*Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation. *

Compensation:

The salary for this position generally ranges between $145,000-$180,000. This range is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. The range may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rule 4.1.2.

Bonus Eligibility:

This position is also typically eligible for an Annual Bonus based on the Company Bonus Plan/Individual Performance and is at Company Discretion at a rate of 30%

Working Environment:

  • Office environment

  • Occasional travel

What You Receive:

A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program

Our commitment to inclusion & diversity means that we value differences. We encourage the unique perspectives of individuals and are dedicated to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package (https://www.transamerica.com/individual/about-us/careers/benefits/) .

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email applicantsupport@transamerica.com.

At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.

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