Technical Director Accounting at Nationwide (Columbus, OH)

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As a team member in the Finance and Internal Audit department at Nationwide, the opportunities are endless! You can grow and learn in diverse areas across many disciplines such as Advanced Analytics, Investments, Actuarial, Accounting, Risk Management, Critical Business Advisor and so much more. Let Nationwide help create your career journey!

Additional Job Description

Internal Comp Grade is H3

This position has four direct reports (2 Consultants, 2 Specialists)

This is a hybrid position and you will be required to go to the office as business needs arise.

This position is open to candidates in the state of Ohio but with the knowledge that you would have to travel to Columbus as needed.

Job Description Summary
Do you want to invest in yourself and thrive in an environment of innovation, problem solving, collaboration and learning? If you're prepared to work in a technology-enabled, digitally-focused organization, where Controllership is a captivating and respected career, we want to hear from you!

As a Director, you'll build and maintain product/business unit accounting policies, practices and standards to meet regulatory and management requirements. We'll count on you to directs recording, consolidation, arrangement, reporting and preservation of all financial data. In addition, you'll have opportunities to provide accounting consultation, assistance and service to leaders and other internal customers.

Job Description
Key Responsibilities:
  • Directs the accounting, preparation, analysis and required filing of all relative financial statements and related data and exhibits for internal and external sources.
  • Reviews, advises, counsels and participates actively concerning new systems developments and other systems related matters to ensure accuracy of all financial data.
  • Manages special projects/assignments as advised by senior management.
  • Provides advice, counsel and assistance on accounting policies and practices.
  • Responds to applicable inquiries from state insurance departments, internal and external auditors and other regulatory agencies. Provides financial information to various Nationwide offices to support other filing, analysis and reporting requirements.
  • Directs the preparation of special reports, analyses and financials as requested by management and external agencies.
  • Represents officer/executive as assigned. May attend trade association meetings as Company representative.
  • Directs associate management, including performance management, salary planning and administration, training and development, workflow and organizational planning, hiring and placement and disciplinary actions.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Accounting Officer/Executive; Manages a team of 4 or more accounting professionals.

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance preferred. Post-graduate level degree desired.

License/Certification/Designation: Progress towards CPA preferred.

Experience: Eight or more years of related accounting experience; insurance experience preferred. People management experience preferred.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: GAAP and/or STAT accounting, tax and systems principles. Insurance accounting principles, practices and procedures. Insurance regulatory requirements. Management policies, practices and procedures. Sophisticated verbal and written communication skills for contact with all levels of associates including business unit leadership, external parties such as public accountants, state examiners, industry professionals, and other clients. Ability to analyze and solve accounting problems, interpret financial documents and data, analyze legal requirements, examine and monitor accounting cycles and flows, and review general ledger entries and audit work papers and schedules. Ability to lead associates in all aspects of assigned accounting record maintenance, financial statement preparation, and special projects.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager's leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions:

Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not eligible)

Working Conditions: Normal working conditions. Ability to work outside of the normal work day, including occasional weekends, to meet deadlines and complete special projects and handle a high volume/large variety of work.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

Credit/Background Check: Due to the fiduciary accountabilities within this job, a valid credit and/or background check will be required as part of the selection process.
More Information on Nationwide
Nationwide operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Scottsdale, AZ and Columbus, OH. Nationwide was founded in 2022. It has 29597 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 113 open jobs at Nationwide, click here.
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