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Accountant - Financial Reporting

    • Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Asset Management
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Description

We exist to help people achieve financial clarity. At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they’ve been given.

At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our clients. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want today—and tomorrow.

Job Summary

This job performs various accounting activities in support of Fund Administration with a strong focus on Financial Reporting (e.g., regulatory, shareholder, board of directors, internal and external); requiring experienced, professional knowledge and application of accounting principles and practices. Performs a wide range of detailed accounting and analysis pertaining to assigned area, accounts or department and assures day-to-day operations are carried out in accordance with established accounting principles, policies, objectives and deadlines. Incumbents work independently and with peers and exercise professional judgment within assigned function.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assists in the preparation of fund shareholder reports. This includes annual & semi-annual reports (schedules of investments, financial statements, notes to financial statements), prospectus reporting, and fact sheets.
  • Prepares SEC regulatory reports (N-PORT, N-CEN, N-MFP) and other investment company/mutual fund related SEC filings within required timelines.
  • Participates in the external audits of the Thrivent Mutual Funds, Series Funds and Core Funds.
  • Compiles and validates data and disclosures for various internal reporting and reports for the Mutual Funds/Series Funds/Core Funds Board of Trustees/Directors.
  • Supports research and process changes in response to regulatory developments and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Audits, resolves, and reconciles values or balances to ensure no discrepancies exist that would cause inaccurate reporting.
  • Improves and matures process documentation and internal controls.
  • Participates in department projects.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration and/or related.
  • 0 to 3 plus years related experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and regulations theory and practices.
  • Experience in financial products and investment company/mutual fund industry a plus.
  • Skill in performing detailed numerical computations.
  • Skill in preparing accurate and detailed reports on a timely basis.
  • Proficiency in Excel and related Microsoft Office applications.

Additional Information

  • This position requires you to work on-site in Minneapolis, MN or Appleton, WI a minimum of two days a week.

Thrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.

Thrivent is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by sending an email to  human.resources@thrivent.com  or call 800-847-4836 and request Human Resources.

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Our DEI Perspective

At Thrivent, we know our organization is strengthened when we have a diverse team that reflects our clients and builds on the diverse perspectives of others.

We believe that humanity thrives when people make the most of all they've been given, which includes our history, heritage, individual and collective experiences. Take a moment to pause with us, reflect on where Thrivent is at in our DEI journey and look forward to the future in anticipation of great things to come.

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