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Senior Investment Accountant

 

Description

Koch Investments Group (KIG) is seeking a Senior Investment Accountant to join the team. In this role, you will create value for the organization as a primary business partner for the Investment team in all finance, accounting, and financial reporting matters. The position will interact with business leaders and the Investments Controller to ensure investments are appropriately recorded under US GAAP and in line with underlying economic performance. We are seeking economic thinkers and highly motivated, self-driven individuals. The ideal candidate will also have a trading mentality with a focus on continuous transformation; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management across capabilities; and an aptitude and desire for problem solving, adopting, and promoting the use of new technologies, learning new systems, and improving processes through automation. The KIG reporting team is located in the Wichita, KS headquarters.

Are you ready to make a move?! KOCH offers a unique culture that champions entrepreneurship and rewards individual success. We are looking for candidates who want to create long term value, who are not afraid to challenge the status quo, and who want to find fulfillment in what they do. At Koch, 90% of earnings are reinvested in the company so that we can create opportunities and long-term value for our customers, employees, and society. Our culture is defined by the Principle-Based Management® philosophy which guides everyday decision making and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Monitor month-end closing activities, including but not limited to analytically reviewing accuracy and completeness of balances and downstream reporting, monitoring close checks, ensuring compliance with company policies and meeting closing deadlines
  • Provide ad hoc information and analysis to other departments (business finance, tax, etc.)
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations to adequately support transactions and account balances
  • Work with external auditors and support annual audit process
  • Aid in researching technical accounting treatment and economic reporting of new investment strategies, in collaboration with Business leaders
  • Seek and share knowledge, identify opportunities for improvements, challenge the status quo, propose solutions
  • Advance the Principle-Based Management® culture within the team by applying and reinforcing the company’s Guiding Principles

    The Experience You Will Bring

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business-related field
    • 7+ years of experience in a professional Accounting, Audit, Financial Analysis, Investments, Trading, or similar role
    • Working knowledge of general accounting functions and Internal Financial Controls
    • Understanding of integrated financial systems, complex accounting systems and database structure
    • Analytical thinking; capable of evaluating information and challenging appropriately, and identifying process improvement opportunities
    • Ability to effectively communicate and present financial concepts to various internal and external audiences; you are comfortable being seen and heard
    • Collaboration mindset that seeks to build working relationships and bridge gaps between partners

      What Will Put You Ahead

      • CGMA, CMA, CPA or master's degree in accounting
      • SAP, Infor, or other large ERP, integrated accounting system experience
      • OneStream, HFM, or other accounting consolidation reporting system experience
      • Experience with Excel macros, SQL/VBA, Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx and/or other data visualization tools
      • Previous Public Accounting or Large Company Corporate Accounting experience


        Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


        At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.


        Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
        Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
        This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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