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VP, Fixed Income Regulatory Compliance (Hybrid)

Prudential
  • Principal Responsibilities:

    • Promote Prudential's reputation for ethics and integrity.
    • Advise the Fixed Income business on regulatory compliance issues relating to Fixed Income fund investment and product development, including private fund regulation and related compliance issues
    • Lead a small team within Fixed Income Compliance; interface with Guidelines, Trading and Sales/marketing teams and team leads within Fixed Income Compliance;
    • Participate in new product development and product launches;
    • Manage NFA and SEC regulatory filings
    • Monitor and advise on new Regulations and compliance activity,
    • Partner with the business to draft and implement new Fixed Income policies, procedures and processes,
    • Work with CCO to manage internal and regulatory audits for Fixed Income investment adviser  
    • Establish regulatory processes and controls and recommend and implement enhancements based on new business initiatives
    • Train staff and relevant business partners in matters affecting Fixed Income

Manager, PGIM Central Compliance

Prudential

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Project management for implementation of new/revised rules and regulations, global compliance programs, and Compliance transformation initiatives, (including any associated technology platforms) in the investment advisory space. Includes, among other things:
    • Coordination and collaboration with:
      • Corporate Compliance Centers of Excellence for program management
      • Project Teams for implementation of programs or new technologies
      • PGIM CCOs, PGIM business compliance, PGIM businesses and other control partners
    • Documentation and communication of key program and related process changes affecting PGIM businesses
    • Conducting risk and gap analyses
    • Tracking and insuring closure/integration of PGIM requirements (process, workflow, technology-related, etc.)
  • Leadership for various regulatory disclosures filings (Form ADV, Forms PF, Canadian regulatory, etc.).    which requires working knowledge of all applicable investment advisory rules and regulations to serve as a resource for developing, implementing and communicating guidance to business partners.

  • Management and development of compliance data analytics and metrics from varied, global source systems. Metrics include: personal securities trading, gift & entertainment, training, marketing review, among others. 

  • Compliance Risk Management Program and Rule 206(4)-7 testing for the PGIM central functions. Includes:
    • Overseeing, developing and executing a proactive and strategic CRMP within PGIM that is both risk-based and data driven, including conducting inherent and residual risk assessments.
    • Developing and executing the CRMP’s approach for the PGIM Central functional supporting and for cross-PGIM risk mitigation
    • Leading and coordinating risk mitigation through issue escalation and tracking of identified gaps
    • Coordinating transition from Archer to OpenPages as new issue tracking and resolution platform

Manager, Compliance - Retail Advice & Solutions (Hybrid)

Prudential

Principal Responsibilities:

  • The role will effectively implement a compliance program for the broker dealer and registered investment adviser on behalf of the CCO that is effective in preventing, detecting and mitigating violations of applicable law or Prudential policies.  
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining compliance monitoring, updating policies & procedures, reporting, testing, and applying regulatory guidance as well as industry best practices, and possess the ability to identify non-compliance with regulations and recommend and implement action plans for enhancements.
  • Establish compliance assessments and assist business partners with execution on various strategies and initiatives.
  • Act as a primary Compliance contact to all Pruco Securities business partners.
  • Promote and foster a continuously improving compliance culture and set the tone to reflect the Company’s reputation for ethics, integrity and honesty in all dealings
  • Partner with operational business partners to review and provide guidance with respect to SOP updates, training material and regulatory issues and laws.  Regularly attend business unit meetings and participate in key training initiatives.
  • Support Compliance management in the completion of special assignments and projects.
  • Coordinate with other Compliance teams, Corporate Compliance, and other divisions as necessary.
  • Integrate industry benchmarking and best practices through ongoing research, education and industry affiliations.
  • Develop line of sight into key vendor processes and enhance vendor relationships.

VP, Corporate Counsel, PGIM Investments (Hybrid)        

Prudential

Principal Responsibilities:

• With respect to PGIM Custom Harvest, the attorney would work closely with business partners on enhancing the platform, including drafting, reviewing and/or negotiating client agreements, intermediary agreements, service provider and other agreements, preparing/reviewing Form ADV and other disclosures, and working with the PGIM Investments team to continue to integrate the platform into PGIM Investments.
• Provide legal advice to internal business clients on investment advisory, investment company and regulatory issues in developing new strategies and supporting existing strategies.
• Provide legal support to key internal partners including product development, sales team, compliance and marketing departments.
• Review annual ADV disclosures and any amendments; also assist with registration and regulatory disclosures for funds, including annual registration statements, N-CSR and semi-annual reports, proxy statements and information statements.
• Provide legal support for responses to regulatory inquiries.
Candidate must have at least five (5) years of experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal department, and must be prepared to work in a collaborative and demanding environment.

Candidate must have a J.D. degree, be in good standing, and be admitted to practice law in New Jersey (or must be obtained within 12 months of start date) or obtain the New Jersey In-House Counsel License within 18 months of start date.


VP, Institutional Markets – Legal

Global Atlantic Financial Group

The Vice President will be the primary legal contact for Global Atlantic’s reinsurance business.  The successful candidate will be based in our NYC office and will report to the SVP, Institutional Markets, Legal based in New York and will work with other Global Atlantic colleagues based in Bermuda, New York and other offices.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate and advise on reinsurance transactions between Global Atlantic and third-party insurance companies (including, without limitation, block and flow reinsurance of annuities and life contracts and pension liabilities) and retrocessions to Global Atlantic’s Bermuda affiliated reinsurers;
  • Work with the Investment Office managing Global Atlantic’s investment portfolio with respect to certain investment transactions, including but not limited to, transactions related to assets acquired as part of reinsurance transactions;
  • Provide advice on regulatory matters (both U.S. and non-U.S.) affecting Global Atlantic’s reinsurance business; and
  • Build and maintain partnerships with internal stakeholders as well as contacts within the broader legal & and compliance community


Program Associate, Investments

Global Atlantic Financial Group

POSITION OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic’s Core Analytics group develops tools and analytics to help manage the allocation of investment strategies to enable the company to meet its risk and financial objectives. With the rapid growth and complexity of the investment portfolio, we are looking for an individual to work closely with the Asset Allocation and Actuarial team to enhance our asset projection framework to calculate the EBS as part of capital analysis.   

This position is in our New York City office

 Responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the Asset Allocation team in the construction of portfolios for reinsurance blocks
  • Enhancement to the asset projection framework for new asset types and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Running and delivery of projections of asset performance under the BMA regulatory scenarios as part of quarterly close process. 
  • Construction of an attribution framework of changes in results due to portfolio and market changes.

Associate, Investment Accountant

Global Atlantic Financial Group

Global Atlantic is seeking a candidate to support the investment accounting and reporting for derivatives across our various insurance subsidiaries, which entails ensuring the accuracy of the investment results across various hedging strategies, ensuring appropriate operational set up and maintenance of hedge documentation and supporting the investment office in the execution of various hedging strategies. This position will also support continued process enhancements related to achieving an accelerated close that produces timely, accurate and complete investment accounting results in an efficient manner on a GAAP and STAT basis.  All candidates must, in addition to possessing the specific qualifications cited below, work well within a complex, fast-paced, fluid environment, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for managing reconciliations between the subledger and trading system for derivatives
  • Responsible for investment office support for new hedging strategies.
  • Responsible for the execution of operational processes in the subledger that support the derivative accounting
  • Responsible for the execution of processes and checks that support hedge accounting
  • Responsible for filing RSATs with the SVO/NAIC
  • Perform control functions in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 and NAIC Model Audit Rule.
  • Execute on process re-design as a result of the increase in our hedging strategies.
  • Perform frequent ad hoc analysis and assist with special projects, as requested.

VP, Product Risk Individual Markets

Global Atlantic Financial Group

The Vice President will be the primary legal contact for Global Atlantic’s reinsurance business.  The successful candidate will be based in our NYC office and will report to the SVP, Institutional Markets, Legal based in New York and will work with other Global Atlantic colleagues based in Bermuda, New York and other offices.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate and advise on reinsurance transactions between Global Atlantic and third-party insurance companies (including, without limitation, block and flow reinsurance of annuities and life contracts and pension liabilities) and retrocessions to Global Atlantic’s Bermuda affiliated reinsurers;
  • Work with the Investment Office managing Global Atlantic’s investment portfolio with respect to certain investment transactions, including but not limited to, transactions related to assets acquired as part of reinsurance transactions;
  • Provide advice on regulatory matters (both U.S. and non-U.S.) affecting Global Atlantic’s reinsurance business; and
  • Build and maintain partnerships with internal stakeholders as well as contacts within the broader legal & and compliance community


Senior Analyst, Asset Liability Management

Global Atlantic Financial Group

POSITION OVERVIEW

Supporting the Head of ALM, responsibilities include the following :

  • Produce ALM reporting and monitor asset, liability and derivatives risk positions relative to management objectives and policy limits
  • Design and implement enhancements to ALM analytics and tools
  • Perform analysis and research to support implementation of ALM strategies
  • Provide ad hoc modeling and analytic support as required
  • Communicate analysis and results to key stakeholders
  • Develop strong work relationships with Risk team colleagues and with Actuarial, Investment, Finance and IT partners

Associate, Investment Accounting

Global Atlantic Financial Group

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the monthly investment reconciliation for real estate and consumer loan investments. This entails the ledger and TPA statements for various subsidiaries on a GAAP basis; including preparing journal entries, account reconciliations and other investment accounting activities.
  • Perform month end closing procedures, including analytical reviews of SPV financial statements, income statement and balance sheet.
  • Perform control functions in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 and NAIC Model Audit Rule.
  • Prepare management reports that provide analysis of investment results.
  • Oversight and monitoring of activity in each entity assigned.
  • Perform frequent ad hoc analysis and assist with special projects, as requested.

Senior Financial Analyst, Data Analytics

Global Atlantic Financial Group

Position Summary

Global Atlantic is seeking a candidate to join the newly formed investment reporting data integrity group. This candidate will help drive the development and execution of investment reporting data integrity checks to ensure the accuracy of the investment data, partnering with IT to execute on the buildout of our investment reporting warehouse, including scoping and testing of investment reports to support external reporting, internal reporting and analytics. All candidates must, in addition to possessing the specific qualifications cited below, work well within a complex, fast-paced, fluid environment, and have a proven ability to execute results timely and accurately as well as adherence to strict deadlines. All candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for buildout of the investment reporting data integrity group, defining the right checks on data to ensure the accuracy of indicative investment data
  • Responsible for establishing the processes for a daily review of key financial data fields to ensure the accuracy of GAAP, STAT and Reinsurance reporting
  • Manage and execute testing related to the buildout of our reporting warehouse, liaison between IT and Investment Accounting to develop automated reporting for investments that supports internal management reporting and external regulatory reporting.
  • Responsible for management of new accounts in the ledger and subledger for new transactions or asset classes within investment accounting.
  • Responsible for management and coordination of adjustments in the reporting warehouse for all investment accounting related items.
  • Responsible for SVO filings with the NAIC for securities
  • Perform frequent ad hoc analysis and assist with special projects, as requested.

Senior Actuarial Analyst

Global Atlantic Financial Group

Summary 

The Analyst, Corporate Actuarial - Reinsurance (the actuary) will report to the Assistant Vice President, Corporate Actuarial.  The actuary will be focused on two broad areas:

  • Onboarding new external reinsurance transactions with respect to all Actuarial models and related accounting
  • Supporting internal reinsurance transactions with respect to all Actuarial models and related accounting

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Global Atlantic’s Institutional Segment is focused on acquiring blocks of life insurance and annuities via reinsurance transactions. The actuary will be at the forefront of ensuring that these assumed blocks are properly onboarded from an Actuarial perspective.  This will involve working with the following areas: Model Development, Valuation, Finance, Risk, IT, Ops, etc.  Specific tasks will involve development of the appropriate accounting treatment, specification of relevant calculations (reserves, etc.), validation that the corresponding models are following these specifications, etc.
  • Global Atlantic will generally retrocede assumed blocks to various affiliates and sponsored entities. These retrocessions involve many of the same activities as the original cessions (detailed above).  The actuary will also be involved in the corresponding activities for these retrocessions.
  • Documentation of all external and internal reinsurance transactions
  • Analysis of capital impacts of external and internal reinsurance transactions
  • Supporting Risk and other teams in calculating statutory capital, RBC, and other capital metrics under internal and external stress scenarios
  • Maintaining and improving relevant controls
  • Supporting audit and regulatory requests

Senior Statutory Accounting and Reporting Analyst

Global Atlantic Financial Group

The Senior Analyst, Statutory Accounting and Reporting – Bermuda will join the Statutory Accounting and Reporting team to prepare and analyze the statutory financial statements, management reports and related financial statement disclosures with a focus on four Bermuda entities.

Candidates must be active team members, willing to take ownership of an important and unique group of reporting entities: two Bermuda domiciled entities which are primarily reinsurance partners for onshore GA entities, and two or three Bermuda domiciled entities which are insurance sidecars connected to but outside the governance of GA.

 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Run and review quarterly balance sheet and income statement reports for all entities on an NAIC statutory basis.
  • Analyze trends, and research items and questions which arise.
  • Prepare quarterly RBC capital calculations.
  • Review material intercompany total return swap activity, quarterly.
  • Communicate with internal customers (GA Finance Team for GA companies, Bermuda controller for sidecar entities, whose customer are external investors)
  • Respond to a wide variety of questions on related topics: Bermuda capital calculations, reinsurance activity, group capital calculation, downside scenario analysis, projections, as needed

Senior Reporting Analyst

Global Atlantic Financial Group

Senior Reporting Analyst 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Reporting Analyst will join the Global Atlantic Individual Markets (IM) Analytics Office team. This position will report to Analytics Manager and work closely with Operations key business stakeholders to develop metrics and reports to measure and support the management of business performance across several Operations business areas. 

  • Support daily, weekly and monthly recurring processes maintenance and provide on-going reports and metrics in a timely manner
  • Explore process improvement opportunities by streamline data pipeline and process automation to improve operational efficiencies and customer experience
  • Integrate data from various data sources and manage centralized Operations reporting database utilized by data scientists and analysts
  • Work closely with operations business stakeholders, data scientists and IT to identify data gaps and data quality issues in enterprise data hub (EDH) ecosystem and collaborate with IT to migrate the data to EDH and resolve data quality issues
  • Work independently on Ad-hoc requests and assist with special projects as needed

VP, Institutional Risk

Global Atlantic Financial Group

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Institutional Risk Vice President will join Global Atlantic’s Institutional Markets business, based in NYC. We are a ~50-person principal investing team within Global Atlantic Financial Group, subsidiary of KKR. We are focused on deploying capital on reinsurance and acquisition opportunities in the Insurance Industry. Since Global Atlantic’s founding in 2004, the group has executed multiple strategic acquisitions and reinsurance transactions, including block, flow and PRT reinsurance, representing a total of $99.5 billion of assets as of December 31, 2021.

Reporting to the Managing Director, Head of Institutional Risk, the Institutional Risk Vice President will work as part of the Institutional Business team to help model blocks of insurance liabilities, perform quantitative and qualitative analysis used to evaluate potential reinsurance or acquisition opportunities, and participate in risk-management of the Institutional Business book more broadly.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform liability modeling for reinsurance deal pricing and financial analysis
  • Reconcile model output, including single cell analysis, against other sources, such as appraisal projections (from ALFA, Poly, etc.) or the output of Experience Studies model
  • Help with identifying and quantifying risks embedded in different liabilities by stressing insurance / liability assumptions, and suggesting sensitivities and mitigating actions
  • Assist with experience studies for reinsurance pricing and performance monitoring
  • Assist with understanding the financial performance of completed deals
  • Assist with providing integration support for completed deals
  • Collaborate both within Institutional Business, as well as with other areas such as Risk, Actuarial, Finance, and Investments regularly

Vice President - HR Business Partner

Global Atlantic Financial Group

JOB SUMMARY:

At Global Atlantic, the role of VP, Human Resources Business Partner is an integral part of the business leadership team.  In NYC, the HRBP role will be responsible for driving the alignment of business, HR strategies and initiatives for assigned business units.  Reporting to the Head of Human Resources Business Partners, you will work closely with leadership to improve business performance, prepare the talent of the future, and further the culture of Global Atlantic.  The expectation of our organization is that the HRBP will act as a trusted advisor and coach to the assigned teams.  As both a strategic partner and a hands on and detail driven expert, they will provide insights, counsel, and change leadership to the business on how to effectively move the business forward. Building partnerships across the HR function, the HRBP will proactively share information and develop integrated solutions in response to business demand.  Using HR metrics, the HRBP will drive recommendations that improve performance, retention, and employee engagement in close partnership with the broader HR functions. The HRBP is expected to develop strong business acumen about our business, its financial position, its midrange plans, its culture, and its competition.  Close partnerships with our Executives as well as their direct report teams will allow the right person an ability to operate at a senior level having significant influence on the direction of our organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proactive and thoughtful development and design- having a seat at the leadership table and setting strategic direction to move our business forward. As a change manager, the expectation is that you will coach and facilitate organization structure, job design, staffing models, goals and more.
  • Working closely with our Talent team, you will have responsibility to coach business leaders on leadership behaviors and practices, employee communication, development and performance management strategies and tactics to promote engagement and a culture of continuous growth and development, including employee engagement / acting as a culture carrier throughout our offices.
  • Use key metrics to influence and drive positive change as your share emerging trends in staffing, engagement, retention, and efficiencies.  Proactively partners across Global Atlantic’s HR team to make recommendations for programs and other enhancements.  You will use various sources of data to drive decisions and make recommendations.
  • Strong connection with Global Atlantic’s compensation team to ensure clear and effective linkage between goal setting, performance measurement and recognition/ reward.
  • In partnership with the Employee Relations lead, coaches’ managers on managing and resolving employee relations issues.  Maintains working knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Coaches line managers on how to communicate changes, monitors, and shares employee feedback.
  • In partnership with business leaders and the Talent team, you will support talent management strategy for designated client groups including plans and execution around development and succession.  Works with business leader and HR leadership to improve business performance by identifying talent/skill gaps and organizational issues that may limit the performance of the business.  Collaborates within HR to define and develop career paths based on future business and talent goals. 
  • Acts as a liaison between Talent Acquisition and business leaders to ensure the workforce meets business demands.  Provides guidance and insight into talent needs and recruitment challenges, assists with job design and organizational benchmarking. Participates in executive level selection process providing insight into competencies and organization development needs.  Assists in staff planning and forecasting while supporting overall engagement and inclusion efforts.
  • Work remotely with client groups that are in other locations.  25% or less travel may be required. 

Senior VP, Enterprise Project Management Office

Global Atlantic Financial Group

Position Summary:  

The Sr. Vice President, Head of Enterprise Project Management will be a direct report to the Chief Operating Officer at Global Atlantic Financial Group. This position can be based out of Global Atlantic's office in New York, Hartford, Des Moines or Boston

The SVP, Head of Enterprise Project Management will be responsible for the governance of all projects for the enterprise and direct management of key strategic projects that will be managed through the Project Management Office.  In addition, you will be responsible for strategic planning, resource management and project delivery and benefits tracking. In addition, this individual will ensure that project scope, plans and timelines, budgets, and project resources are allocated effectively, and insuring Enterprise projects meet strategic intent and benefits. The SVP, Head of Enterprise Project Management is accountable to enable continuous communication, continuous improvement, and ensures that any project risks are identified early and mitigated. This individual must have strong collaboration and communication skills with the ability to influence and build relationships across the enterprise.  Must be able to travel to all locations 30% of the time.  

 Responsibilities: 

  • Overall responsibility for the Global Atlantic project portfolio and the function
  • Managing the governance and coordination of Enterprise projects that are local and EPMO delivered 
  • Manage the short- and long-term roadmap for the EPMO 
  • Develop a Portfolio Management and Project Delivery Model that includes project management methodologies, tools, project team organization structures, identifications of risks, decision making responsibilities, etc.  
  • Accountable for the funding and resource allocation and spending of all projects managed by the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO)  
  • Provide regular and timely communication to stakeholders using status reports and roadmaps and manage reporting to agreed upon metrics  
  • Insure that various strategic projects have benefits that can be tracked 
  • Reviews existing processes and develops new ones 
  • Insure that interdependencies are called out and linked within portfolios 
  • Apply new standards to the Portfolio Management Framework as they are developed  
  • Drive project management capability development including recruitment, selection, skills and competency assessment, performance management, certification, training, and career planning 
  • Prepare and lead high level presentations for Governance committees   
  • Serve on the Integrated Planning Team for Global Atlantic  
  • Ensures the organization delivers on the strategic plan 

AVP, Corporate Actuarial - Reinsurance

Global Atlantic Financial Group

Summary 

The Assistant Vice President, Corporate Actuarial - Reinsurance (the actuary) will report to the Senior Vice President and Divisional Chief Actuary.  The actuary will be focused on two broad areas:

  1. Onboarding new external reinsurance transactions with respect to all Actuarial models and related accounting
  2. Supporting internal reinsurance transactions with respect to all Actuarial models and related accounting

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Global Atlantic’s Institutional Segment is focused on acquiring blocks of life insurance and annuities via reinsurance transactions. The actuary will be at the forefront of ensuring that these assumed blocks are properly onboarded from an Actuarial perspective.  This will involve working with the following areas: Model Development, Valuation, Finance, Risk, IT, Ops, etc.  Specific tasks will involve development of the appropriate accounting treatment, specification of relevant calculations (reserves, etc.), validation that the corresponding models are following these specifications, etc.
  • Global Atlantic will generally retrocede assumed blocks to various affiliates and sponsored entities. These retrocessions involve many of the same activities as the original cessions (detailed above).  The actuary will also be involved in the corresponding activities for these retrocessions.
  • Documentation of all external and internal reinsurance transactions
  • Analysis of capital impacts of external and internal reinsurance transactions
  • Supporting Risk and other teams in calculating statutory capital, RBC, and other capital metrics under internal and external stress scenarios
  • Maintaining and improving relevant controls
  • Supporting audit and regulatory requests

AVP Investment Operations

Global Atlantic Financial Group

POSITION OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic is seeking an Assistant Vice President to join its CLO Management team. The candidate will manage a team of analysts who are responsible for performing cash advances, processing waterfall distributions, reviewing monthly CLO reports and providing overall support to Global Atlantic’s CLO platform. The candidate will coordinate with the Portfolio Manager and deal structuring team to assist in management of existing portfolios and new issuances.

  • Directly support 19 USD and 7 non-USD CLOs
  • Manage team of CLO analysts
  • Maintain our trading, positions, and compliance platforms (Blackrock Aladdin, Wall Street Office, ClearPar, Moody’s Analytics) with proper portfolio information
  • Oversight of end-to-end CLO process including closings, advances, liquidity, liability management, reporting, compliance testing and waterfalls
  • Assist Asset Origination with CLO structuring and legal document review
  • Review current infrastructure and provide enhancements for risk management and analytics of the investment portfolio
  • Work with key partners throughout external/internal business units to manage operational support of CLOs
  • Compile and analyze metrics for trading, exception processing and other areas of the business to identify trends and potential control opportunities
  • Participate in company-wide projects with a diverse set of responsibilities including preparing and making presentations to senior leaders across the organization

Head of Statutory Accounting Policy

Global Atlantic Financial Group

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Head of Statutory Accounting Policy is an experienced accounting professional who will participate in the assessment, development, and implementation of US Statutory accounting policy across the entire organization.  This individual works with senior leaders in assessing the US Statutory accounting implications of new initiatives and transactions, and in implementing new accounting standards, and will represent Global Atlantic on accounting policy matters to auditors and other external constituents including our trade association (i.e., influencing the development of new US Statutory accounting guidance).  In addition, this position will serve as a lead in advising on new investments, providing US Statutory accounting implications and structuring advice to enable Global Atlantic insurance companies to efficiently participate in new investments. 

The ideal candidate for this position works well within a complex, fast-paced, fluid environment, and possesses a proven ability to design and lead accounting change.  The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead role in US Statutory accounting policy decisions for all areas of Global Atlantic, but with particular focus on invested assets
  • Review and evaluate new transactions to determine appropriate US Statutory accounting treatment, and communicate to senior leaders the key considerations and implications; document conclusions in accounting policy/position papers
  • Provide statutory accounting and reporting expertise and leadership with Statutory Reporting, Portfolio Managers, Actuarial, Government & Regulatory Affairs and other key internal clients/partners
  • Develop internal client relationships and serve as US Statutory accounting policy point-person for transaction planning and execution
  • Assist with initiatives for implementation of new accounting standards, process improvements, and accounting processes and procedures for complex, new transactions
  • Create / maintain documentation of Global Atlantic's significant US Statutory accounting positions (i.e., Accounting Policy Manual, position papers)
  • Interact with auditors and other constituents on US Statutory accounting policy matters
  • Represent Global Atlantic on US Statutory accounting policy matters with industry organizations (e.g., primarily ACLI, NASVA and PPiA) and other groups/forums and advocate for appropriate US statutory accounting, reporting and capital treatment.

Senior Tax Counsel & Corporate Secretary | Hybrid

Allianz

What you do:

Reporting directly to the President of AZOA Services Corporation, this position will provide legal services primarily related to tax, corporate governance and other legal support to AZOA Services and US-based companies in the Allianz Group, including Allianz Life, certain U.S. affiliates, and Allianz Foundation for North America, a 501(c)(3) entity.  Working with a high degree of independence, this individual will act as the General Counsel and Secretary of AZOA Services Corporation and Allianz Foundation for North America.

The duties of this position include the following:

  • Serve as the General Counsel and Secretary for AZOA Services Corporation and Allianz Foundation for North America, including providing corporate secretarial functions (i.e., corporate record keeping, domestic and foreign qualification business filings, corporate governance, board meeting planning/hosting, minutes and written actions);
  • Closely support the Allianz US tax team to provide tax-related legal support (including tax advisory and tax risk management) to US-based insurance companies and their US affiliates in the Allianz Group including:
  • provide US tax advice and support to non-US companies with inbound tax issues;
  • provide advice on US domestic and international income tax matters;
  • defend tax positions under federal and state audit and interact with taxing authorities to bring resolution to complex tax issues;
  • respond to inquiries from tax authorities in a clear and concise manner;
  • provide technical tax assistance to US tax professionals in order to ensure compliance with US tax laws;
  • build relationships with internal Tax, Finance, Legal, HR, Compliance, and business leaders across various operating entities and at the Group Centers to ensure complete and timely flow of information;
  • effectively communicate complex technical tax issues to internal stakeholders and advise business contacts in each client company on the tax impacts of business transactions and investments;
  • actively manage outside counsel relationships;
  • review current and potential tax legislation and regulations and provide timely updates to stakeholders on tax law changes that may impact the Allianz Group;  and
  • participate in regular meetings with the US Tax Department as well as Group Tax;
  • Collaborate with legal professionals supporting other Allianz affiliates, including:
  • the Allianz Life Associate General Counsel, Senior Counsel – Benefits who provides benefits and compensation-related legal advice to AZOA Services Corporation (the sponsor of certain benefit plans for certain U.S. affiliates) and Allianz Life HR, the service provider of HR and benefit related services to certain Allianz US affiliates to determine any necessary benefits-related compliance items;
  • the Allianz Life legal litigation and employment attorneys with respect to litigation-related services provided with respect to employment-related matters;
  • the Allianz Life legal data privacy and information security attorney with respect to data privacy and information-security related legal support and advice provided with respect to services received from Allianz Life compliance; and
  • the Allianz Life compliance department for the provision of applicable ethics and compliance services to AZOA Services Corporation (other than any tax or benefits-related compliance services, for which the individual will be responsible).

Senior Counsel-Associate General Counsel - Securities Attorney | Hybrid

Allianz

What you do:

Reporting directly to the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Corporate and Product Development, this position will provide legal services primarily with respect to the Company’s variable annuities, registered index linked annuities (“RILAs”), ETFs and variable insurance product mutual funds. This position will be a member of the Legal Department’s eight member Securities Team, and will directly manage the following team members: Principal Paralegal, two Legal Compliance Manager I, one Legal Compliance Manager II, and one Legal Compliance Analyst Senior.

The duties of this position, directly and indirectly, include the following:

  • provide legal advice and guidance on the development of variable insurance and registered investment company products, including registered index linked annuities (“RILAs”), mutual funds, and ETFs;
  • prepare, file, and update all registration statements, forms and reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for the organization’s variable annuities and RILAs, and assist with SEC filings for the organization’s ETFs and the variable products mutual funds;
  • provide legal guidance and support to reduce legal and financial risk associated with the organization’s securities products;
  • provide legal support for development and review of marketing materials;
  • coordinate and provide legal support for SEC examinations and state examinations involving securities products;
  • vigorously advocate and defend the organization’s interests before regulators, elected officials, and industry organizations;
  • manage non-attorney members of the Securities Team, including allocate work assignments, mentor team members, foster and facilitate working relationships with the business units that the team supports, and work closely with Vice President, Deputy General Counsel on development and succession planning for team;
  • as needed, works with legal personnel of Allianz affiliates and parent company’s legal department, and manages outside counsel.

Reinsurance Attorney | Hybrid

Allianz

What you do:

Allianz Life is seeking a highly motivated collaborative attorney to support the Corporate and Product legal team.   This position will focus on legal, regulatory and contractual issues involving life and annuity reinsurance and will provide legal support on other insurance and transactional matters, as needed.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide quality legal services on a timely and cost-efficient basis
  • Support negotiation, drafting, and review of reinsurance agreements and related agreements
  • Serve as the legal representative on reinsurance core team as needed
  • Assist with corporate governance and operational matters related to reinsurance
  • Advise on legal and regulatory requirements, corporate policies and procedures, best practices, and strategies for managing risk as part of a multi-national organization
  • Analyze business plans and initiatives to identify legal risks, and advise clients on findings and mitigation strategies, including completing legal research related to plans and initiatives
  • Prepare memoranda, legal agreements, regulatory filings, and other documents as required
  • Work cross functionally with other attorneys to provide holistic legal advice
  • Manage outside counsel as needed

Assistant General Counsel - Life, Accident & Health, Regulatory Insurance

Zurich North America

As a strategic partner to our business units, the ideal candidate will be able to provide expert legal advice on a wide variety of insurance regulatory matters including the development and distribution of our insurance products, and market conduct examinations. 

This Assistant General Counsel will also review contracts as appropriate, address corporate policy and compliance issues, as well as provide legal advice on insurance laws and regulations along the business value chain, from product development to distributing products in the market, supporting the business to achieve its strategic and commercial goals.

As a member of the team, the Assistant General Counsel will:

  • Act as a strategic partner to clients by consulting on complex regulatory issues with a focus on distribution-related matters, product development, and legal support of market conduct examinations
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with key business unit leaders, functional subject matter experts, and other support unit personnel assigned to the business unit, to ensure the appropriate level of context and knowledge for the provision of effective legal guidance and delivery of problem-solving strategies
  • Support management in developing open and transparent relationships with key stakeholders which is consistent with the organization values and compliant with the spirit and the letter of the law
  • Proactively collaborate with the business unit leadership team in the development and execution of short-term and long-term strategies by providing legal perspective and partnering to problem-solve and identify creative, compliant solutions
  • Communicate all business unit needs to the appropriate Legal Services team member(s) to secure the necessary resources and ensure timely and accurate support is provided

Staff Attorney

Security Mutual Life

As a Staff Attorney, under the direction of the General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel(s), you will be responsible for assisting in fulfilling the Legal Department function of providing legal counsel and advice to the Company's Executive Management, Officers and employees with respect to all areas of Company operations and in drafting, reviewing and advising the Company's Executive Management and Officers with respect to corporate documents and agreements. You may work closely with several experienced lawyers to develop skills and increase knowledge base of Company and its products.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in drafting, reviewing, and advising the Company’s personnel with respect to corporate documents and agreements required or appropriate to protect the Company or implement Company objectives.
  • Assist in providing legal counsel and advice to personnel regarding compliance, products, tax, market conduct, claims, complaint handling and customer service issues.
  • Assist in analyzing and interpreting newly enacted or proposed legislation and regulatory and judicial mandates affecting Company business and to anticipate Company needs arising from them.
  • Assist in litigation matters in support of Legal Department management.
  • Assist in reviewing, analyzing and advising Company employees related to compliance requirements, changes in regulations and laws and compliance implementation.
  • Advise Company personnel on the potential legal ramifications of proposed organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assist in coordinating the establishment, implementation and maintenance of the Privacy and the Anti-Money Laundering programs for the Company and its subsidiaries in compliance with federal and state law and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a current level of knowledge and skill on current legal trends through attendance at relevant training programs, conferences, seminars, and through self-study.