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Director, Statutory Accounting & Reporting - Life & Annuities Industry - 100% Remote

This respected player in the insurance industry is searching for a highly technical and technologically savvy accounting leader with expertise in the life & annuities industry, to step onto their team in a key role.  Almost every member of this company’s core accounting leadership team has Big 4 roots and this is an excellent opportunity to join a company filled with strong performers who enjoy collaborating with each other.  This position is open due to the retirement of a respected leader who has been with this company for many years so this is an excellent opportunity to step into an important role as the company is on the cusp of several major initiatives.

 

  • Lead this privately held company’s accounting & reporting team, an excellent team full of intelligent, friendly, driven professionals
  • Develop relationships with business partners outside of accounting including actuarial, claims, risk management and operations and explain technical accounting treatment to non-accountants in an understandable, approachable way
  • Liaise with operational accounting, financial planning & analysis and the tax department as you are one of the company’s key technical leaders for statutory accounting issues
  • Take on a key role as this company embarks on a game-changing technology process improvement initiative that will impact this company for decades into the future

 

Our client takes pride in paying associates well, offering excellent work-life balance / flexibility and a stable environment.  Join a company that has an intense focus on community involvement where you will have time each month to do volunteer work or give back to the community.  Because this is a highly technical role that will play a key role in a significant technology initiative, our client is searching nationally for a “home run” hire and is willing to allow this leader to work remotely forever in exchange for helping them get through this critical initiative.

 

To learn more, call Jeff Kovar at 402-334-4800 *216 or send your resume to jkovar@hemphillsearch.com.  Job Number 8901JK.

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Jeff Kovar

402-334-4800 ext. 216

jkovar@hemphillsearch.com

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    Jeff has more than 10 years of experience within accounting and financial recruiting. A key factor in Jeff's success is his passion to build long-standing relationships while focused on an in-depth understanding of the strengths, interests, and career goals of each individual he works with. Jeff takes pride in his role, and knows that helping an individual step up to a position where they are focused on their strengths, while having the opportunity to grow professionally, are key factors in identifying the "right match." "It is incredibly rewarding to know that we have helped make a real difference in the life of an individual when we place them into a company where they are well positioned for success, happiness, and career growth."

    Jeff understands that the biggest factor contributing to the success of a leader is their ability to identify, hire, develop, and retain high quality employees. Jeff is tenacious in his recruitment and careful while selecting individuals who will be successful and happy in their new position long-term. It is all about the "right match" so, Jeff pushes himself to make sure that the companies and the individuals we assist have found the right solution!

    Jeff graduated from Millard South High School where he played basketball and was active in student council. Jeff had fun while investing six years coaching youth basketball in the Omaha Parochial Athletic League and the Millard Junior High feeder league. Jeff studied Pre-Law at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and then transferred to Creighton where he switched his major to Organizational Communication. Prior to joining Hemphill Search Group, Jeff worked in corporate foreign currency exchange, with Travelex and Custom House, who are both now owned by Western Union Business Solutions.

    Jeff and his wife Jenny grew up in Omaha and met while in High School. They are very active and enjoy playing golf, traveling, and cheering the Cornhusker Football and Basketball teams, and they are also enthusiastic Creighton Basketball fans. Jeff and Jenny have a young and growing family, with son Connor, and daughters Kate and Grace.

Jeff has more than 10 years of experience within accounting and financial recruiting. A key factor in Jeff's success is his passion to build long-standing relationships while focused on an in-depth understanding of the strengths, interests, and career goals of each individual he works with. Jeff takes pride in his role, and knows that helping an individual step up to a position where they are focused on their strengths, while having the opportunity to grow professionally, are key factors in identifying the "right match." "It is incredibly rewarding to know that we have helped make a real difference in the life of an individual when we place them into a company where they are well positioned for success, happiness, and career growth."

Jeff understands that the biggest factor contributing to the success of a leader is their ability to identify, hire, develop, and retain high quality employees. Jeff is tenacious in his recruitment and careful while selecting individuals who will be successful and happy in their new position long-term. It is all about the "right match" so, Jeff pushes himself to make sure that the companies and the individuals we assist have found the right solution!

Jeff graduated from Millard South High School where he played basketball and was active in student council. Jeff had fun while investing six years coaching youth basketball in the Omaha Parochial Athletic League and the Millard Junior High feeder league. Jeff studied Pre-Law at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and then transferred to Creighton where he switched his major to Organizational Communication. Prior to joining Hemphill Search Group, Jeff worked in corporate foreign currency exchange, with Travelex and Custom House, who are both now owned by Western Union Business Solutions.

Jeff and his wife Jenny grew up in Omaha and met while in High School. They are very active and enjoy playing golf, traveling, and cheering the Cornhusker Football and Basketball teams, and they are also enthusiastic Creighton Basketball fans. Jeff and Jenny have a young and growing family, with son Connor, and daughters Kate and Grace.

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