Investment Accountant III

The Company:  Aflac Incorporated
The Location: 

Remote, US, 31999

The Division:  Financial Services
Job Id:  6010

Salary Range: $57,000 - $145,000


We’ve Got You Under Our Wing

We are the duck. We develop and empower our people, cultivate relationships, give back to our community, and celebrate every success along the way. We do it all…The Aflac Way.


Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized as Fortune’s 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity and as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies by


Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself, are you the duck? If so, there’s a home, and a flourishing career for you at Aflac.


Work Designation – Depending on your location within the continental US, this role may be hybrid or remote.

  • If you live within 50 miles of the Aflac offices located in Columbus, GA or Columbia, SC, this role will be hybrid. This means you will be expected to work in the office for at least 60% of the work week. You will work from your home (within the continental US) for the remaining portion of the work week. Details of this schedule will be discussed with your leadership. 
  • If you live more than 50 miles from the Aflac offices located in Columbus, GA or Columbia, SC, this role will be remote. This means you will be expected to work from your home, within the continental US. If the role is remote, there may be occasions that you are requested to come to the office based on business need. Any requests to come to the office would be communicated with you in advance.


What does it take to be successful at Aflac?

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations


What does it take to be successful in this role?

• Advanced proficiency level using Microsoft Office suite software, VBA/macro experience preferred


• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills


• Advanced user of SAP, BW or similar software preferred


• Comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the accounting standards codification (ASC)


• Knowledge of specific insurance/investment accounting principles preferred


• Strong knowledge and demonstrated experience performing financial analysis, reporting, and/or process improvement


• General understanding of investment products preferred


Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree In accounting, finance or a related field
  • Four years of professional job-related work experience in investments or related accounting/reporting

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience



Less than or equal to 10%


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

• Analyzes and reconciles complex investment transactions on a daily basis to various data sources and subsequently updates the investment accounting sub-ledger (FAM)


• Participates in the accounting and reporting of real estate owned (REOs) investments


• Assists with the training and development of junior team members


• Assists junior team members in resolving complex issues that may arise during daily processing


• Coordinates activities with the Global Investments Division for resolving discrepancies or issues regarding investment transactions and investment, and ensures resolution is effective


• Independently coordinates and maintains effective working relationships with business partners, including Accounting Policy, Tax, Financial Reporting, Global Investments, and internal and external auditors


• Assists in developing and implementing new applications and analytical models, or enhancing existing systems and processes


• Maintains a continuous improvement culture by looking for ways to eliminate manual processes and enhance processes and developing recommendations for improvement


• Provides direct support to the investment accounting management team


• Performs other duties as required


Total Rewards

This compensation range is specific to the job level and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to: education, experience, licensure, certifications, geographic location, and internal equity. The range has been created in good faith based on information known to Aflac at the time of the posting.  Compensation decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each case. This salary range does not include any potential incentive pay or benefits, however, such information will be provided separately when appropriate. The salary range for this position is $57,000 to $145,000.


In addition to the base salary, we offer an array of benefits to meet your needs including medical, dental, and vision coverage, prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending, dependent care flexible spending, Aflac supplemental policies (Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity offered at no costs to employee), 401(k) plans, annual bonuses, and an opportunity to purchase company stock.  On an annual basis, you’ll also be offered 11 paid holidays, up to 20 days PTO to be used for any reason, and, if eligible, state mandated sick leave (Washington employees accrue 1 hour sick leave for every 40 hours worked) and other leaves of absence, if eligible, when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. Aflac complies with all applicable leave laws, including, but not limited to sick and safe leave, and adoption and parental leave, in all states and localities.



Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA