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Company: Pacific Life
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services

Description

POSITION SUMMARY
The Head of Finance will play a key role in leading Finance and Accounting functions for the newly created Institutional Division. In this role, you will help drive division and company initiatives, strategic priorities and long-term aspirations. You will lead a small team to accomplish objectives, with a focus on leading financial practices and development. Additional responsibilities include:
•Manage and direct the finance and accounting functions. This includes financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, accounting policy and procedures and expense management and budgets.
•Financial reporting and planning for institutional product lines (Pension Risk Transfer, Stable Value and Spread Lending Businesses)
•Responsible for delivery of financial services to other areas within Pacific Life and the Institutional Division
•Oversee budgets and expense management
•Develop and manage department objectives, ensuring alignment with division goals, plans and programs together with supporting budget requests and financial estimates
•Provide financial results and trends for all Division product lines to key stakeholders
•Oversee financial information for internal and external constituents; including, due diligence requests, board information, quarterly management reports and other information as needed
•Provide research, analysis, implementation of accounting process, systems and control for, as well as evaluation of accounting and financial report impact of product initiatives

FACTORS FOR SUCCES
•10+ years of experience in financial reporting, planning, analysis and operations
•Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
•Financial services experience; ideally experience within insurance industry
•Knowledge of financial and accounting concepts, practices and procedures including GAAP & STAT accounting
•Strong quantitative, analytical skills, verbal and written communication and relationship building skills
•Solid foundation in practical application of financial forecasting, business planning and analysis; competence in the use of software for data analysis and presentations
•creativity in problem solving skills to enable sound decision making
•Ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal stakeholders; ability to interface with all levels of management
•Ability to think strategically and focus on action and results
•Works with colleagues in other areas of the organization to investigate and encourage cross-functional and cross-business group rotation and development; align development of employees to meet business needs and encourage an engaged and high-performance culture

Benefits

Join the Pacific Life team and watch your career grow! We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes: • Competitive salary and bonus program • Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment in investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees • Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid) • Generous vacation time and holiday pay • And much more!


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