Transamerica Senior Manager, Financial Analysis & Reporting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Job Description SummaryThe people of Transamerica bring expertise, creativity, heart and diverse thought to everything that we do-and to the communities where we live and workAre you a financial analyst with leadership expertise? Do you enjoy telling a story related to financial data? Are you comfortable telling that story directly to senior leadership?If your answer is yes, we are looking for you!Job Description

What You Will Do:Make sense of it all – in this position, you will review financial performance data from our Life & Health and Accumulation & Retirement product lines. You will take that data and build the narrative that explains Transamerica’s financial performance for the quarter. Your audience will include not only to senior leadership here in the US, but also to the parent company in The Hague. You will be the point of contact for questions regarding the financial data.

What You Will Learn: In this role you will gain insight about Transamerica’s products and financial performance. You will build relationships with key leaders in all areas of finance and set direction when it comes to presenting our financial data.

What Success Looks Like:

  • Deliver quarterly reports to senior leadership regarding quarterly and annual financial performance

  • Review Key financial metrics and create a narrative for those metrics for presentation

  • Analyze and understand the reporting of Life & Health and A&R products

  • Prepare written analyses of issues to enhance the understanding of senior management

  • Translate technical financial terms to language suitable for various audiences

  • Responsible for reporting metrics related to incentive compensation

  • Direct/review preparation of applicable financial analysis

  • Responsible for reporting & analysis of sensitivities on an quarterly basis

  • Oversee and direct the development of financial reports and complex models for forecasting, trending and results analysis

  • Recommend and lead implementation of changes to processes to achieve efficiencies

  • Oversee the management staff providing hiring, direction, counseling and training of staff. Effectively communicate goals based on objectives and assist staff in setting goals and performance measures

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and/or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience, with degree and 5 years demonstrated supervisory/management experience

  • Previous experience in Insurance or Big 4 accounting and a CPA is highly desirable

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, to all audiences

What You Receive:

A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

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At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit