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Cigna Senior Investment Accountant in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Role Summary

Position primarily supports the investment accounting function for US GAAP and statutory reporting, including ledger close and disclosure responsibilities. Position may also support the management reporting cycle as well local administrative functions for certain reporting applications.

Position will work closely with matrix partners in Portfolio Management, Treasury, SEC/Stat Consolidated Reporting teams, and external accounting service providers to implement business strategies and to identify areas for improvement and consistency across the organization. Position may also support policy research and new product development.

Candidate must use independent judgment and discretion to identify key trends or issues, and provide recommendations or highlights to senior management. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with accounting concentration and at least five years of related experience is preferred.

Major Duties

  • General ledger close responsibilities for US GAAP and statutory reporting cycles.

  • Prepare management reports for senior finance leadership’s review of key investment balances, results and trends.

  • Local administrator for reporting applications used in footnote preparation for US GAAP and Statutory filings.

  • Research accounting guidance to determine and document appropriate accounting conclusions.

  • Support investment accounting role in key enterprise projects.

  • Develop and maintain Sarbanes-Oxley controls associated with reporting and operational responsibilities.

  • Support audit requests, including process walkthroughs, controls documentation, and ad-hoc analysis.

Qualifications

  • BS degree with accounting concentration

  • Five or more years of accounting/finance experience is preferred

  • Public accounting experience is highly desirable

  • Prior experience accounting for investments is highly desirable

  • Strong technical accounting and problem solving skills required

  • Strong analytical skills to interpret and evaluate financial results

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience leading in a matrix reporting environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment with tight deadlines

  • Flexibility to work during off-peak hours as necessary during key reporting periods

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player

  • Motivated, proactive self-starter who takes ownership and is results oriented

  • Strong computer skills (Word, Advanced Excel)

  • Strong preference for position to be located in Bloomfield, CT with a flexible work from home arrangement

This position supports Cigna Investments, Inc., an investment adviser registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The successful candidate will become an Access Person of CII required to comply with the personal trading requirements and restrictions contained in CII’s Code of Ethics. These requirements and restrictions apply to the Access Person and all securities transactions in accounts in which an Access Person has a Beneficial Interest.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of $77,500 - $129,100, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

Helping our customers achieve healthier, more secure lives is at the heart of what we do. While you take care of our customers, we’ll take care of you through a comprehensive benefits program that helps you be at your best. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and best in class well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and dozens of corporate discounts on essentials you use every day. For more details on our employee benefits programs, please visit the “Life at Cigna” tab on our careersite: www.cigna.com/careers

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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