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Employer Provided Salary: 95,100-124,800 Annually
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Investment Accounting Associate II
Investment Controllership
Full-Time
Boston, MA
About the Corporate Controller Organization:
The Controllers Organization is responsible for delivering on the foundation of credibility and control of the core financial information leveraged across Finance to communicate with leadership, key business partners and regulators on the enterprise's actual results, forecast implications and strategic decision making. This work considers legal entity structures, distribution channel, and product results as well as how these impact our capital optimization and operating liquidity.
We are a diverse group of professionals experienced in and responsible for accounting, financial reporting, tax, policy and controls, cash operations, corporate finance data and systems management as well as wealth management finance activities. We are seeking engaging professionals with strong communication skills and deep intellectual curiosity to ensure the timely and efficient reporting of results. We not only perform the required activities. We are looked to as business partners who add value by challenging existing operating practices strengthening controls and highlighting trends and insights.
The Opportunity
This Investment Accountant role is a newly created position that will be a key addition to our Investment Controllership team. The position reports to the Director of Securities Accounting and Controllership and resides within the Financial Controllership team, a critical team within the Controllers Organization which aspires to be best in class financial stewards for MassMutual. This is an opportunity for an individual who thrives in a highly dynamic and agile accounting environment to collaborate across teams focused on solid execution and improving outcomes. We are seeking an accounting professional who wants to join a highly motivated team of professionals focused on proactively driving the development and execution of process improvements, meaningful analysis and improved coordination with the business partners for Investment activities.
The Team
As a member of the Financial Controllership Team, the incumbent will be involved in shaping the future of the organization, supporting both the on-going growth and analysis within the Investment Controllership team and other key initiatives.
The Impact

  • Creates an environment whereby the team is inspired, engaged and motivated by identifying opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Manages priorities effectively and adapt quickly to achieve goals while developing efficiencies and established methods in the process.
  • Thrives in a complex corporate structure and comfortably switch gears and alter course to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Plays a key role in leading a collaborative and inclusive culture by working closely with Investment Management.
  • Actively participate in the implementation of the Company's new ledger and other key projects.
  • Responsible for ongoing activities as part of the monthly, quarterly, and annual close cycles.
  • Participates in creating or reviewing, analyzing, and presenting monthly financial analysis reports to senior management.
  • Performs or reviews reconciliations of investment data for ledger tie outs. Reviews periodic journal entries.
  • Analyze financial reports and investment data for trends and impacts to investment values and P&L activity.
  • Support annual regulatory financial statement audit requests. Participate in auditor discussions.
  • Uses professional insight to identify and implement accounting improvements that increase the business value and efficiency of the team.
  • Initiates and/or leads increasingly complex continuous improvement activities.
  • Participating in problem solving to improve quality, cycle times, increase efficiencies, improve employee engagement and customer satisfaction within the Securities team.
  • Makes recommendations to continuously improve the overall control environment of the Securities team.


The Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related major
  • 4+ years of related work experience with a track record of increasing responsibility
  • Significant knowledge and experience of U.S. GAAP and STAT


The Ideal Qualifications

  • CPA or CFA preferred
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Knowledge and experience of investments
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to analyze financial data sets and tell the story of the data
  • Proven ability to complete high quality work efficiently and increase autonomy over time
  • Experience analyzing new investments and accounting guidance to drive appropriate and preferred investment accounting and reporting across the Company and subsidiaries
  • Experience with system implementations preferred
  • Able to build and maintain strong working relationships across cross-functional groups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to express ideas in and articulate in an organized and persuasive manner to leadership, and staff, etc.
  • Able to work well in a dynamic and agile environment while leading the team in execution of various priorities and related deliverables
  • Intellectual curiosity to continue learning and adding breadth and depth to understanding


What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team

  • Regular meetings with the Investment Controllership 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


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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.
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Salary Range: $95,100.00-$124,800.00

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What are MassMutual Perks + Benefits

MassMutual Benefits Overview

At MassMutual, employees have the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and bonus, enroll in an
array of benefits, and participate in programs and services that support healthy lifestyles, assist them
in building financial security for themselves and their families and help them live well-balanced lives.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift, Matching Time and Volunteer Time Off Programs.
Partners with nonprofits
Every year, MassMutual and the MassMutual Foundation invest more than $20 million focused on advancing economic opportunity. https://www.massmutual.com/about-us/corporate-responsibility/foundation
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employees can either attend the in-person all-hands meeting, watch live via Zoom, or watch the recording. All employees are invited to submit questions.
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting, are available in many departments across the company.
Remote work program
In addition to two remote days per week, MassMutual offers employees four full remote weeks of their choice per year.
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
More than half of our Board of Directors are comprised of women and people of color, making it one of the most diverse groups in the industry.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A health care flexible spending account (FSA) allows employees to save money on a before-tax basis for eligible medical, dental and vision expenses, subject to IRS limits.
Disability insurance
For details on short term and long term disability insurance please visit https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Dental insurance
Basic Dental covers preventive and basic restorative care; Major Dental covers all that Basic covers, plus restorations and orthodontia (limits apply).
Vision insurance
Health insurance
To learn more about our Health and Welfare Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Life insurance
For more information about our Life Insurance Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Our general medical travel benefit covers abortion-related travel.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
In addition to our 401(k), MassMutual a cash balance plan that provides an account-based pension benefit based on accruals of pay credits and interest credits.
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift and Matching Time Programs.
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Dependent care flexible spending account to allow you to set aside before tax dollars to pay for certain eligible child care expenses.
Generous parental leave
Leave for birth mothers of 18 weeks of fully paid leave. Non-birth mothers, fathers and adoptive parents eight weeks of fully paid parental leave.
Family medical leave
Caregiver leave: Up to two weeks paid leave to care for a loved one. Bereavement Leave: 15 days of paid time off to grieve the loss of a loved one with the employee defining who the loved one is.
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
MassMutual offers many opportunities for family events, from group volunteer experiences and chances to attend Red Sox games to business resource group-sponsored outings like annual pride parades.
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays: 9 fixed and 1 floating. Vacation: starts at 19 vacation and personal days per calendar year, with increases at 5-year service intervals.
Paid volunteer time
Three days of paid time off is available to employees annually to give back to their communities, by sharing their time and talent with a cause close to their heart.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Occasional illness: up to 5 days per calendar year.
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
320 hours of caregiver leave to take of loved ones when it matters most.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
MassMutual's wellness wallet is a stipend available to all employees, and can be used for myriad wellness-related purchases, including home-office purchases.
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

Additional Perks + Benefits

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf

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