Sr Mgr, Investment Accounting

The Company:  Aflac Incorporated
The Location: 

Remote, US, 31999

The Division:  Financial Services
Job Id:  6284

Salary Range: $83,000 - $193,000

Job Posting End Date: August 1, 2024


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 as a Champion for Change
  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Demonstrating Initiative
  • Developing Talent
  • Managing Performance
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations


What does it take to be successful in this role?

• Strong leadership and time management skills


• Demonstrable team-building and talent development skills


• Technically proficient in reporting and accounting for financial instruments


• Proficient in applying US GAAP and US STAT accounting concepts and all required reporting, e.g., 10K/Q and statutory blue book schedule and Notes preparation


• Knowledge, understanding, and ability to interpret and plan the implementation of accounting guidance promulgated by FASB, SEC and other organizations or committees issuing authoritative accounting guidance


• Excellent presentation, oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills


• Proficient in Microsoft Office business suite of software


• Familiarity with major Investment Accounting applications such as CAMRA, PAM for Securities, SunGard, Clearwater Analytics, FAM, SAP, etc.


Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree In Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • Ten years of professional job-related experience
  • Five years of experience in a leadership/supervisory capacity

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Education & Experience Preferred

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certification
  • Five years of experience in investment accounting in the insurance industry in an accounting operations or reporting role



Less than or equal to 10%


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

• Provides coaching, leadership development, and direction to Investment Accounting Operations staff reporting to this position


• Maintains the organizational framework and provides the necessary leadership to ensure the ongoing availability of a qualified and motivated staff to meet current needs and planned future growth


• Establishes, maintains, and monitors the design and effectiveness of the system of internal control over the Investment Accounting Operations function and recommends modifications to the Investment Accounting risk control matrix (RCM), as needed, after consultation with Investment Accounting management and Internal Audit


• Reviews processes utilizing the Finance Division’s formal continuous improvement framework and tools, to identify opportunities to increase efficiency, effectiveness and/or controls


• Assists in the review process of the company’s various regulatory filings with executive and senior financial management, and the company’s external auditors


• Leads the investment accounting operations team to ensure investment transactions are properly recorded in the Investment Accounting sub-ledger


• Works closely with the Accounting Policy team to implement new pronouncements from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other regulatory authorities and to ensure conformity in financial applications and the implementation of all related disclosure and reporting requirements


• Participates with a cross-section of Finance, Tax, Aflac Japan, and Global Investments on detailed analyses of proposed Investment-related accounting impacts on the Company’s financial position


• Provides leadership in managing cross functional projects for various required activities, such as but not limited to: purchasing new asset classes, accounting for new transactions, implementing new applications or systems for process accounting transactions, etc.


• Performs other related 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 $83,000 to $193,000.


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