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Manager Business Systems Specialist

Company: Ameritas
Location: Covington
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

This role presents the opportunity to lead a tenured team responsible for the overall accounting controls for the Ameritas General Ledger as well as responsible for diagnosing and resolving issues with various systems used in the day to day service of agents and policyowners.

At Ameritas, our mission is Fulfilling Life. We do that in many ways, but especially by helping people invest in themselves by offering trusted financial products and advice. Because we believe everyone should be happy, healthy, and financially secure, we work hard to provide trusted financial products and valued guidance, including individual life and disability insurance, employee benefits, retirement planning, investments, and wealth management services.

This position manages a team responsible for the configuration and administration of business systems and the processes to enable system changes in a controlled manner. Work with various new business and in-force service department leaders to recommend and implement system changes to better support their underlying business needs. Provide leadership, support, and guidance to team on non-routine issues and new situations.

This position also manages a portion of the team responsible for the daily balancing and accounting of insurance premiums. Provide leadership and day to day guidance to a team responsible for ensuring that funds are tracked appropriately through various accounting systems and accounted for in an accurate and balanced manner.

What you will do

* Create and maintain a high performing team culture. * Select, coach, and provide leadership to associates on a team with two different areas of focus (business systems and accounting). * Identify and resolve problems for both internal and external parties. * Monitor and evaluate adherence to regulations, policies, and procedures. * Understand accounting processes and concepts utilized by the team, including the interconnectivity of various systems. * Understand both legacy systems and modern systems, the way those systems interact, and the ways that those systems can be improved to create a better business result. * Develop partnerships within the organization to engage in cross-functional business initiatives. * Provide direction and consultation on change management processes and protocols. * Develop operational support for third party applications and systems * Resolve escalated anomalies within systems by engaging with the proper I.T. resources * Provide analysis to ensure that systems support the underlying business processes

What you bring

* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience required * 4-7 years overall related experience required * Previous management, supervisory, or people leadership experience required * Experience with business systems administration is desired * Experience with insurance accounting or premium accounting is desired

What we offer

* Our company motto is "Fulfilling Life" and we take that job seriously, with a heavy commitment to volunteering and community support, employee well-being, and providing quality products and services that help our customers create a brighter future. * Being a mutual-based organization, the return on our investment goes back into the company, to benefit our members/customers. * We're committed to professional development, opportunity, inclusion, and diversity. Team building and collaboration are also priorities. * A total rewards package with all the comprehensive health and welfare benefits you'd expect, including competitive pay and incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules and time off to care for yourself and others. * Additional popular benefits, including tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment, an incentivized well-being program, adoption assistance, paid time off for volunteering, training, and career development opportunities.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Ameritas has a reputation as a company that cares, and because everyone should feel safe bringing their authentic, whole self to work, we're committed to an inclusive culture and diverse workplace, enriched by our individual differences. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that hires based on qualifications, positive attitude, and exemplary work ethic, regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Ameritas, Covington , Manager Business Systems Specialist, Other , Covington, Kentucky

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