This role will be an individual contributor role in the Controllers Organization and will report directly to the Head of Consolidation and Corporate Close. This position will contribute to the team whose main focus will be on MassMutual’s corporate close, consolidation, non-insurance activities and related legal entities.
This person will support the functions of the Consolidation and Corporate Close team as follows:
Effectively partner with sourced team to coordinate corporate close and review non-insurance and consolidation accounting and provide recommendations to ensure appropriate and beneficial accounting treatment.
Effectively partner with sourced team to ensure continued training and process documentation.
Proactively identify financial reporting risks and opportunities within the non-insurance business unit’s activities and translate that into decision-useful improvement recommendations.
Use increasing insight to identify and implement improvements that increase the business value and efficiency of the work performed. Initiate and/or oversee increasingly complex projects and continuous improvement activities.
Understand how data flows through the financial systems to the accounting function, planning appropriately for changes, prioritizing, and implementing enhancements.
Work on projects with varying levels of complexity supporting the Controllers organization and/or the businesses.
In collaboration with the other teams in the Controllers Organization:
Communicate the financial reports and information to key stakeholders
Guide stakeholders in working on highly complex accounting matters, including new standard implementation, capital management transactions and developing processes to address them, ensuring any issues are communicated appropriately to senior management.
Develop, document, and assure adherence to an internal control framework that ensures accurate and timely financial reporting. Make recommendations to continuously improve the overall control environment.
What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team
Regular meetings with the Consolidation & Corporate Close Team
Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
Access to mentorship opportunities
Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, Veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms
Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits
The Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
CPA or advanced degree in Accounting
Minimum of 6 years of accounting or finance experience
Experience in fast-paced, agile and flexible work environment
Must have broad financial acumen, as well as a strong control orientation
The Ideal Qualifications
10 years of accounting or finance experience
Experience on a consolidation accounting and analytical team
Effectively use data visualization, in summaries and/or dashboards, to enhance translation of data and findings in brief and intelligible format, suitable for internal and external audiences
Possessing, or the ability to develop, a working knowledge of consolidation concepts
Familiarity with non-life insurance concepts and topics
Oversight over and communication of the financial reporting and controls residing within the non-insurance business units and related legal entities
Preference for successful demonstration of skills pertaining to customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing
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