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Employer Provided Salary: 118,900-156,000 Annually
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Investment Accounting Data Analytics Specialist
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
As an Investment Accounting Data Analytics Specialist in the Controllers Organization of Corporate Finance you will join us as we continue our progress towards becoming best in class financial stewards for MassMutual. We are forward-thinking and seek others who will leverage their curiosity and take initiative. Join us as a partner who will work collaboratively and with determination to leave the company in a better place than you found it.
You will be a key contributor on the team that manages and executes investment accounting and analysis, including oversight of financial reporting outcomes of all MassMutual investment products. You will thrive in a highly dynamic and agile accounting environment, where we are focused on both execution and improvement of outcomes. If you want to continue your career as a part of a diverse team of highly motivated professionals who are focused on driving process improvement, meaningful analysis and control execution for insurance accounting activities, this role is for you!
The Team
The Investment Controllership team is a high-profile team in the Controllers organization, comprised of accountants who oversee our various asset classes and investment activity. The team continues to grow in support of our growing level of assets, key initiatives, and special projects. Our team has high business acumen and is driven to provide timely and accurate financial information to our customers. We pride ourselves on working with agility and being a reliable source of information in the organization. We strive to continuously improve by working together as team to make each other and our processes better. Our culture thrives on inquisitive approaches to our work to help identify issues with specificity and demonstrate high levels of accountability to make things right.
The Impact
As a Investment Accounting Data Analytics Specialist in our Investments Accounting area, you will help in the accurate, timely completion of monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close cycles for complex investment accounting by effectively planning, monitoring, and problem solving. You will contribute to the completion of the investment accounting of financial transactions ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting regulations. This includes working with big data, visualization, analytics, presentation and oversight of yield and performance across all asset types including, fixed income, alternative investment and subsidiaries. Your daily/monthly responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develops comprehensive data analysis and expectation of investment return and performance by major and minor assets type and perform flux analysis and provide insight into to variance.
  • Analyze trends and results, use strong business acumen and communication skills collaborating with peers and the financial reporting team to draft and contribute to commentary which enables readers to quickly understand how performance is impacting financial results.
  • Supports the Controller & Financial Reporting team in providing accounting information such as financial statements, footnote schedules, regulatory reports and other management reports.
  • Effectively collaborates with accounting policy, the chief investment office, tax, financial reporting capital management and business unit controllers.
  • Lead the research and implementation of new GAAP investment accounting requirements and determines the accounting process for new investments and investment related transactions.
  • 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 projects and continuous improvement activities that may span beyond the scope of the team's responsibilities. Responsible for leading problem solving to improve quality, close cycle times, increase efficiencies, improve employee engagement and customer satisfaction.


The Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6+ years of data analytics, or performance measurement, accounting or financial reporting experience in Assets Management or Financial Services industry


The Ideal Qualifications

  • Prior exposure to insurance company investment accounting, subsidiary ledger processing and related investment matters a plus!
  • CPA or CFA progress towards preferred.
  • Experience working on big data, logical analytics and ratio analysis and presentation in identifying internal control issues and remediation efforts.
  • Preferred experience working with and supporting several corporate units.
  • Preferred experience working in a Lean Six Sigma environment with strong root cause problem solving experience.
  • Ability to partner with and influence business leaders and peers in investment process resign and improvements.
  • Experience using investment data and information to analyze and communicate the implications of investment accounting and ERP tools (SAP, Hyperion, NetSuite, etc.).
  • 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 Investments Accounting Team
  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
  • Access to mentorship opportunities
  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQIA+, 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.
If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us and share the specifics of the assistance you need.
Salary Range: $118,900.00-$156,000.00

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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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