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Aegon Asset Management Lead Financial Analyst in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Who We Are

Transamerica has been helping people feel better about the future for more than 100 years. We provide investment, retirement, and life insurance solutions to more than 11 million customers throughout the U.S. But the way we see it, our responsibility goes beyond our clients’ accounts. We’re in the business of helping people live well and empowering them to create a better tomorrow through the financial and health-related habits they form today. We help people prepare by providing solutions that consider the whole picture.

What We Do

Transamerica is organized by lines of business (Life Insurance, Annuities, Mutual Funds, Retirement Plans, Employee Benefits, and Financial Assets), which are supported by Transamerica Corporate (Corporate Development; Finance; Internal Audit; Legislative, Regulatory & Policy; Office of the CEO; People, Places & Brand; Risk; and Technology).

Job Description SummaryPerforms accounting, financial reporting (with an emphasis on statutory reporting) and analysis functions on the Transamerica investment portfolios. Responsible for applying financial analysis knowledge and judgment to activities that are diverse and complex. This position will have exposure to all asset classes with an emphasis on securities.Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Extracts financial data from various accounting and information systems to perform appropriate analyses.

  • Analyzes financial data and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial result.

  • Determines appropriate methodology to prepare information for use by others.

  • May manage staff to achieve performance standards. Develops and motivates staff to achieve effectiveness; mentors, trains and shares knowledge. Ensures staff demonstrates appropriate customer service attitudes.

  • Offers leadership and direction to others.

  • Exhibits a thorough understanding of business and analysis concepts.

  • Supports client reporting needs including client performance and compensation. Performs client analysis and trend reporting.

  • Participate in monthly accounting processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records.

  • Recommends changes to processes to improve and achieve greater efficiencies.

  • Utilizes a thorough understanding of the business to proactively develop financial reports and complex models for forecasting, trending and results analysis.

  • Works effectively with other departments/divisions to ensure business issues are resolved for the success of the company. .

  • Solves complex problems in creative ways; Significant initiative and independent judgment required; makes varied decisions; Operates with substantial latitude for un-reviewed action or decision; Typically plans, conducts and supervises assignments, reviews progress and evaluates results; Exhibits leadership skills; mentors employees across teams; May manage the workload of others.

  • Responsible for adherence to the company's framework of internal controls.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and/or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum of 8 years experience, with degree.

  • Advanced computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year supervisory experience.

  • Solid knowledge of accounting/financial area preferred (for example, investments, insurance products, premium).

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, ability to handle multiple projects, willingness to take on new projects, customer service approach, highly analytical.

  • Work effectively individually and within a team, organizational and prioritization skills, effective judgment ; address employee issues on a timely basis.

Working Conditions:

  • Fast paced deadline-driven office environment.

  • Commuting Remote employees will need to report to a Company office location at times, but will perform their work primarily remotely.

    *Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to applicable pay transparency and compensation posting laws. It is estimated based on what a successful candidate might be paid in certain Company locations. *

    The Salary for this position generally ranges between $88,000-$105,000 annually . This range is an estimate, based on potential qualifications and operational needs. Salary may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by applicable law.

    Additionally, t his position is typically eligible for an Annual Bonus based on the Company Bonus Plan/Individual Performance and is at Company d iscretion.

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    What We Offer

    For eligible employees, we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to support both the personal and financial well-being of our employees .

    Compensation Benefits

  • Competitive Pay

  • Bonus for Eligible Em ployees

    Benefits Package

  • Pension Plan

  • 401k Match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Disability Insurance

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Stock Purchase Plan

  • Employee Discounts

  • Career Training & Development Opportunities

    Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits

  • Paid Time Off starting at 160 hours annually for employees in their first year of service.

  • Ten (10) paid holidays per year (typically mirroring the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) holidays).

  • Be Well Company holistic wellness program, which includes Wellness Coaching and Reward Dollars

  • Parental Leave – fifteen (15) days of paid parental leave per calendar year to eligible employees with at least one year of s ervice at the time of birth, placement of an adopted child, or placement of a foster care child.

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • College Coach Program

  • Back-Up Care Program

  • PTO for Volunteer Hours

  • Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Employee Resource Groups

  • Inclusion and Diversity Programs

  • Employee Recognition Program

  • Referral Bonus Programs

  • Peer Recognition Program (BRAVO)

    Inclusion & Diversity

    Transamerica has made a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity, and we are proud to be an organization where all perspectives are valued. Transamerica has earned recognition for its strong efforts year-over-year, including from the Human Rights Campaign’s Foundation Corporate Equality Index, the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index, and Seramount’s “100 Best Companies” list.

    In addition, as part of Transamerica’s commitment to maintaining an inclusive workplace, the company sponsors employee-driven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), which are formed around a shared interest or a common characteristic of diversity. ERGs are open to all employees and provide a supportive environment for raising diversity awareness and promoting inclusive behavior.

    Giving Back

    Transamerica believes our responsibilities extend beyond our corporate walls. That's why we created the Aegon Transamerica Foundation in 1994. Through a combination of financial grants and the volunteer commitment of our employees, this foundation supports nonprofit organizations focused on the education, health, and well-being of the communities where we live and work.

    https://www.transamerica.com/why-transamerica/aegon-transamerica-foundation

    Transamerica’s Parent Company

    Aegon (http://www.aegon.com/) acquired the Transamerica business in 1999. Aegon’s roots go back more than 175 years to the first half of the nineteenth century. Since then, Aegon has grown into an international company, with businesses in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Today, Aegon is one of the world’s leading financial services organizations, providing life insurance, pensions, and asset management. As a leading global investor and employer, the company seeks to have a positive impact by addressing critical environmental and societal issues, with a focus on climate change and inclusion and diversity.

    Websites

    Transamerica | Protecting Your Wealth and Health since 1906 (https://www.transamerica.com/)

    Aegon Group Corporate Website | Aegon

    Management Team

    Transamerica Leadership - Standing For Financial Innovation Since 1906 | Transamerica (https://www.transamerica.com/why-transamerica/leadership)

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.

For more information about Transamerica’s privacy practices, click here. (https://transamerica.com/sites/default/files/files/e070d/job_app_0123.pdf)

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