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CNO Financial Group Sr Director, Investment Accounting in Carmel, Indiana

CNO Financial Group’s Accounting Department is hiring a Sr Director Investment Accounting for all aspects of the accounting and reporting of the invested assets of CNO Financial Group, Inc. on GAAP and STAT bases of accounting, excepting certain real estate and policy loan assets.

This is your opportunity to lead a team in the delivery of accurate and timely accounting and reporting requirements, implementing changes as a result of accounting and reporting changes as well as new investment classes, and developing and training the team.

As a Sr Director Investment Accounting, your responsibilities will include:

  • Makes personnel decisions and supervises personnel activities for the department.

  • Effectively communicate the results of the investment activity period by period and provide insights to management on accounting and reporting matters related to the portfolio.

  • Support the goals and visions outlined by the senior management impacting the investment accounting team.

  • Leads the monthly and quarterly closing processes performed by the Investment Accounting team.

  • Coordinate the quarterly close calendar with the corporate finance team is critical to meeting deadlines for external reporting to shareholders.

  • Coordinate with financial reporting responsible for statutory financial statements is also key for timely delivery of quarterly statutory financial statements.

The Sr Director Investment Accounting position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Effectively collaborate and build relationships inside and outside of the department.

  • Are a strong communicator, with the ability to influence strategic decisions.

  • Possess strong leadership skills and enjoying developing staff across all levels.

  • Take initiative and have a powerful work ethic.

  • Are a resourceful problem solver.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field of study.

  • Knowledge of investments and investment accounting systems, US GAAP, and US statutory accounting principles.

  • Experience successfully leading remote teams.

What will set you apart:

  • CAMRA, Crystal Reports and Hyperion experience a plus.

  • CPA or MBA preferred.

  • Experience within Audit.

This role is full time work from home (WFH), also known as Remote. This role can be performed from any US based location within the central or eastern time zone. CNO Financial Group offices reopened in April 2022 and is pursuing a hybrid working model. Associates who live within a 60-mile radius of a corporate office (Birmingham, Carmel, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee) will have access to come into that Office up to 2 days/week, and work from home at least 3 days/week. Work cannot be performed from outside of the United States.

CNO provides life and health insurance, annuities, financial services, and workforce benefits solutions through our family of brands and supported by our associates and agents. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 8,600 exclusive agents and independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I); Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork. We have offices in more than 260 communities in the U.S., including our headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, and corporate offices in Birmingham, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee.

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company. We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

ReqID: JR166925

Category: Accounting

Job Type: Full-Time

Additional Locations: Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Columbia, SC; Columbus, OH; Fort Worth, TX; Philadelphia, PA; Saint Cloud, MN; St. Charles, MO; Orlando, FL; Birmingham, AL; Milwaukee, WI

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