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Centralized Accounting Service Manager

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

What the job?

Supervises the accounting staff that records financial data and generates advisor commission payments for MPs and MDs in the Field Financial System for the offices the team services.

Bring your best! What the role requires:

Proactively manages personnel and technical issues and assists in resolving these issues by providing research and resolution options while considering individual contributor performance.

Work with internal HO teams to develop strategies that impact Field Office accounting data and advisor commission payments for the offices the team services.

Conducts financial statement/financial health reviews to assess current state and trends of the MP or MDs accounting data. This includes in-depth research and analysis of sources of accounting data as needed.

Provide Field Office onboarding consultations to ensure proper transfer of accounting procedures to the CAS team.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or finance required.

Minimum of 5-7 years of related business experience working with and supervising transactional accounting, reviewing financial statements, and using spreadsheet tools.

Broad knowledge of the company’s products, distribution system, field compensation and sales reporting required.

Strong analytical skills with the consistent record to analyze business problems and make decisions.

Demonstrated ability to lead multiple employees simultaneously and carry out diverse assignments in a fast-paced environment.

Demonstrated ability to build rapport and acceptance at all levels within the Home Office and Field.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to articulate complex technical or financial information to various audiences to gain common understanding.

Benefits:

  • Competitive base pay!
  • 401K
  • Pension plan
  • Educational assistance
  • Performance based incentive pay
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Caregiver time off
  • ….and more

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will offer reasonable accommodations

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This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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