Jackson National Life Insurance Company

Job Information

Jackson National Life Insurance Company Senior Investment Accountant in Lansing, Michigan

Job Purpose

Performs specialized accounting and reporting functions and leads special projects. Coordinates monthly, quarterly and annual investment reporting. Trains and mentors less experienced staff.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Performs specialized investment accounting, financial reporting, and analysis. Responsible for designated investment and financial reporting programs and related schedules.

  • Provides oversight for and coordinates various monthly, quarterly and annual investment accounting processes that impact financial statements. Assures data integrity.

  • Provides oversight of the compilation and reconciliation of specific accounts and reviews accounting treatment.

  • Researches, interprets and implements applicable accounting guidance, pronouncements and SEC and other regulatory requirements.

  • Develops contacts with external service providers, custodians, and investment manager. Responds to internal and external audit requests.

  • Serves as a subject matter expert by answering questions for others and facilitates meeting topics.

  • Coaches, mentors and trains less experienced staff. Recommends process improvements.

  • Leads special projects.

Other Duties

  • May assist with department workflow.

  • May review bank transactions related to Company assets.

  • Performs other duties and/or projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Solid knowledge of GAAP and Statutory accounting principles and procedures.

  • Solid understanding of Jackson products and systems.

  • Must be able to work independently or as part of a team.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong PC skills including MS Word, Access and Excel and other department software.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Solid project management skills.

  • Ability to train and coach employees.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance required.

  • 5+ years of related accounting experience. required.


We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Jackson is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. The Company subscribes to and endorses federal and state laws and regulations relating to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, legally-recognized disability, marital status, legally-protected medical condition, citizenship, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other factor not related to the needs of the job. The Company is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Company facilities and campuses are tobacco-free environments.

At Jackson, our employees are empowered to bring a fresh perspective, confront new challenges, and define their own career paths. We value the unique perspectives and innovative ideas that come from our employees' diverse backgrounds.

Jackson is the marketing name for Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Home Office: Lansing, Michigan) and Jackson National Life Insurance Company of New York (Home Office: Purchase, New York). Jackson National Asset Management, LLC (JNAM) located in Chicago, Illinois, is an SEC-registered investment adviser and Jackson subsidiary.

Annuities are distributed by Jackson National Life Distributors LLC, Member FINRA. PGDS (US ONE) LLC (PGDS-US) is a services company and Jackson subsidiary that supports Jackson and Jackson affiliates across the globe. PGDS-US associates provide world-class expertise and services that are essential to Jackson and its affiliated companies.

Jackson companies offer an outstanding benefits package including competitive pay, bonuses, comprehensive health insurance benefits, a matching 401(k) retirement plan, adoption assistance, education matching gift program and dependent tuition program. Online applications requested. Contact human.resources@jackson.com for alternate formats for accommodation.

To learn more about Jackson's financial strength and results, visit jackson.com (https://www.jackson.com/our-company/financials/landing.xhtml) .