Lincoln Financial Group Analyst – Mutual Fund Administration Financial Reporting (Remote Consideration) in Austin, Texas

April 3, 2024

Job Description


Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Work from Home

Work Arrangement:

Hybrid/Common Days+ : Work 2-3 days a week in a Lincoln office with a designated workspace.

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 72981

The Role at a Glance

This position will provide oversight and direction for the Lincoln Funds to successfully complete required SEC filings. This requires a high level of coordination with many internal and external parties at various levels. This position will also provide oversight and direction for the preparation of Board Materials.

What you’ll be doing

  • Assist with the coordination, preparation, validation, and review of SEC financial data filings to ensure they are filed timely and accurately.

  • Research authoritative guidance (GAAP/SEC) for company initiatives related to LVIP Funds

  • Assure fund administration compliance with the Investment Company Act of 1940 as well as the Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934 and applicable Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Work closely with External Auditor in completing financials, formulating new/updating existing disclosures and as a point of escalation with sub-advisers and Fund Accountant in obtaining audit evidence to ensure final opinions.

  • Provide direction to staff members in the completion of regulatory filings. This includes distributing work to staff, providing training and guidance, review of work performed and monitoring staff workloads to ensure successful completion of work given stringent timeframes.

  • Provide oversight and coordination of internal parties such as Legal, Compliance and Fund Management, including developing and distributing a financial reporting request list/production calendar, which includes deadlines, and conducting meetings to ensure filings are completed timely and accurately.

  • Assist with the preparation of and review of Fund Administration Board Materials

  • Maintain a working knowledge of strategic investment market activities and industry pronouncements and their impacts on the Funds as well as Lincoln National Life Insurance Company.

  • Work closely with management to recommend and implement process improvements, enhance controls and efficiencies.

  • Stay current with technological innovations, updating administration capabilities and capacity in a cost effective and efficient fashion.

  • Financial / Regulatory reporting 90%, Board Materials 10%

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting

  • A minimum of 5 years of accounting, financial reporting/analysis experience in mutual fund, insurance, or public accounting environment

  • Mutual fund and strong investment knowledge preferred.

  • Working knowledge of general ledger and fund accounting systems

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Business Objects

  • Candidate must have strong leadership skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Must be technically savvy and have strong financial analysis skills.

  • Must be able to balance multiple priorities and to communicate with all levels of staff in the organization.

What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What’s in it for YOU:

  • Clearly defined career tracks and levels to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits (https://hrdirectdocs.lfg.com/misc/HR/Recruiting/BenefitsResourcesGuide.pdf)

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training

Pay Range: $67,000 – $120,700

Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees. In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual. Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group helps people to plan, protect and retire with confidence. As of Dec. 31, 2023, approximately 17 million customers trust our guidance and solutions across four core businesses – annuities, life insurance, group protection and retirement plan services. As of December 31, 2023, the company had $295 billion in end-of-period account balances, net of reinsurance. Headquartered in Radnor, Pa., Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. Learn more at LincolnFinancial.com.

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive (https://www.lfg.com/public/aboutus/companyoverview/diversityinclusion?audience_page_id=1422918942386) environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview. Please contact Lincoln’s fraud team at [email protected] if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.











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