Ashton Lane Group

Ashton Lane Group Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Dec 08, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Provide an objective and professional evaluation of internal control systems and recommend and advise on improvements in control systems for the company's operating locations and key processes. Accountability for thorough execution of audit assignments Develop or modify audit work programs Transfer knowledge in the form of suggestions to improve Internal Audit processes and to help other department members meet Internal Audit's mission Travel to company locations, many of which are manufacturing facilities (Travel may be close to 50% for majority of the year. Structured schedule with travel normally the middle two weeks of each month during January - November) Pre-audit preparation: ensuring adequate preparation is performed for an assigned scope Liaise with location personnel regarding overall audit schedule, logistics, securing appropriate pre-audit information; reviewing risks, assigning audit scopes to auditors, assisting special auditors (if applicable), and leading pre-audit calls. Perform the assigned scope and delivering the information requested by the team leader. Extensive use of data analytics internally to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the team and externally to drive cost-savings Requirements: 2+ years of relevant internal audit / public accounting experience Possess a solid understanding of accounting/US GAAP Business/operations/manufacturing experience is preferred. Experience with querying databases Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills BS/BA (Finance / Accounting / Business). CPA or working towards. For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Boston, MA, USA
Dec 08, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Maintain timely and accurate Estimate At Completion (EAC) for assigned programs. Prepare variance analysis in support of program and functional management. Develop EACs on major programs. Use standard Earned Value Management System (EVMS) tracking techniques, analyzing, reporting cost, and schedule performance baseline. Create and maintaining complex financial models to be used by management in business planning. Provide financial support to DCMA/DCAA audits. Perform Return On Sales analysis. Conduct ad hoc analysis as required by management. Requirements: 7+ years of relevant program planning & control, risk analysis and reporting Hands-on working knowledge of EVMS is required. Minimum of 3 years using an Earned Value tool (COBRA, etc.) Experience with cost plus, fixed price, fixed price incentive, and T&M contract types. Experience in developing EACs on major programs. Comprehensive understanding of cost accounting and FA principle. Familiarity with Costpoint or other enterprise resource planning (ERP). Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills BS/BA (Finance / Accounting / Business). Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret clearance For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Phoenix, AZ, USA
Dec 08, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Perform predicative modeling, competitor analysis, and rate filings in support of Professional Lines group Co-ordinate with underwriting, claims, financial, IT, digital and marketing professionals to provide actuarial support Utilize SQL, R, and Python to conduct a full range of actuarial and financial analysis and quantify performance Refine and collect appropriate data for actuarial analysis and ensures its reasonableness and accuracy Requirements: 2+ years actuarial science experience in modeling & analytics supporting multiple lines of insurance Experience doing competitor analysis using filed rating plans. Rate filing experience Experience with rate indications and calculating rate change. Predictive modeling experience Experience with at least one coding language (SQL, R, Python, SAS, VBA) Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must hold or be current pursuing ACAS designation Bachelor's degree in mathematics, actuarial science, hard sciences, computer science, or related field required For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Washington, DC, USA
Dec 08, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Execute objective assurance services designed to add value and improve operation for the company Work independently and ensure work is completed on time and in keeping with professional standards. Perform and document work such as procedure development, walkthroughs and controls testing in accordance with Internal Audit standards. At project level, perform people management related tasks such as coaching and project performance evaluations. Conduct internal training sessions to share knowledge and best practices Monitor management's remediation of identified issues, provide timely feedback on progress of remediation and test the effectiveness of the remediation. Maintain, track and communicate project status to stakeholders. Assist in drafting reports to formally communicate results of testing to stakeholders Requirements: 5+ years of relevant internal audit / public accounting experience Broad knowledge of internal control testing plans, for compliance with SOX regulations. Experience with data analytical audit tools Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills BS/BA (Finance / Accounting / Business or related discipline) Team oriented, intellectually curious with a drive to add measurable value to the firm's success For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Phoenix, AZ, USA
Dec 08, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Perform predicative modeling, competitor analysis, and rate filings in support of Professional Lines group Co-ordinate with underwriting, claims, financial, IT, digital and marketing professionals to provide actuarial support Utilize SQL, R, and Python to conduct a full range of actuarial and financial analysis and quantify performance Refine and collect appropriate data for actuarial analysis and ensures its reasonableness and accuracy Requirements: 2+ years actuarial science experience in modeling & analytics supporting multiple lines of insurance Experience doing competitor analysis using filed rating plans. Rate filing experience Experience with rate indications and calculating rate change. Predictive modeling experience Experience with at least one coding language (SQL, R, Python, SAS, VBA) Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must hold or be current pursuing ACAS designation Bachelor's degree in mathematics, actuarial science, hard sciences, computer science, or related field required For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Springfield, MA, USA
Dec 08, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Maintain a documented system of Business Unit accounting policies & procedures compliant with Corporate policies Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals & objectives Issue timely and complete Business Unit financial statements including eliminations, accounting for currency exchange and GAAP adjustments Responsible for Business Unit Tax support, 10K, Leases, Insurance, and various other reporting to Corporate Close the Business Unit books, review the preliminary trial balance, exercise internal audit and Sarbanes Oxley controls. Prepare data for and assist the independent and internal auditors as required. Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions. Responsible for the Business Unit cash management, including support to cash budgeting and forecasting; Management of cash receipts and disbursements. Responsible for letters of credit, acting as liaison with Corporate Treasury Dept. Interface with outside auditors, internal auditors, and Corporate Accounting on exceptional matters Support Corporate compliance with local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings Handle confidential planning data and sensitive financial data of employees, consultants and marketing representatives Responsible for coordination of Business Unit SOX activities and SOX compliance within the Accounting Dept Requirements: 7+ years US GAAP and Statutory accounting experience within manufacturing and/or defense Strong experience with production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of a system of accounting records, comprehensive set of controls, and ensuring reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills Bachelors degree required. CPA preferred For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group New York, NY, USA
Dec 08, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Work in a team environment with Actuarial, Underwriting, IT and Digital Update, create and support cross-company actuarial databases and reports to provide executives, business leaders, actuaries and underwriters with key metrics to make important strategic decisions Identify and gather relevant and quality data sources required to fully answer questions, address problems, and recommend strategy through testing or exploratory data analysis (EDA) Integrate/transform disparate data sources and determine the appropriate data hygiene techniques to apply Familiarity with technical issues in statistical modeling and ability to adjust data to solve business problems Work with IT and Digital to create data/modeling environment that is efficient for analysis Support and execute a strategy for reporting/visualization for Actuarial Support other areas within as a knowledge resource on data sources, collection, and tools Responsibility to keep up to date on new/updated tools in the Big Data environment Requirements: 1-3 years of relevant financial/insurance data/reporting/manipulation experience Experience with combining data sets from multiple sources and varying database types Ability to be creative/flexible and to manage concurrent projects and reporting schedules Strong programming skills - Microsoft SQL, Oracle SQL, R, Python, etc. Experience with Business Intelligence reporting package such as Business Objects, Cognos, Tableau, QlikView or Microsoft Power BI Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics or Statistics or in a related field of study For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group New York, NY, USA
Dec 07, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Work in a team environment with Actuarial, Underwriting, IT and Digital Update, create and support cross-company actuarial databases and reports to provide executives, business leaders, actuaries and underwriters with key metrics to make important strategic decisions Identify and gather relevant and quality data sources required to fully answer questions, address problems, and recommend strategy through testing or exploratory data analysis (EDA) Integrate/transform disparate data sources and determine the appropriate data hygiene techniques to apply Familiarity with technical issues in statistical modeling and ability to adjust data to solve business problems Work with IT and Digital to create data/modeling environment that is efficient for analysis Support and execute a strategy for reporting/visualization for Actuarial Support other areas within as a knowledge resource on data sources, collection, and tools Responsibility to keep up to date on new/updated tools in the Big Data environment Requirements: 1-3 years of relevant financial/insurance data/reporting/manipulation experience Experience with combining data sets from multiple sources and varying database types Ability to be creative/flexible and to manage concurrent projects and reporting schedules Strong programming skills - Microsoft SQL, Oracle SQL, R, Python, etc. Experience with Business Intelligence reporting package such as Business Objects, Cognos, Tableau, QlikView or Microsoft Power BI Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics or Statistics or in a related field of study For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Springfield, MA, USA
Dec 07, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Maintain a documented system of Business Unit accounting policies & procedures compliant with Corporate policies Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals & objectives Issue timely and complete Business Unit financial statements including eliminations, accounting for currency exchange and GAAP adjustments Responsible for Business Unit Tax support, 10K, Leases, Insurance, and various other reporting to Corporate Close the Business Unit books, review the preliminary trial balance, exercise internal audit and Sarbanes Oxley controls. Prepare data for and assist the independent and internal auditors as required. Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions. Responsible for the Business Unit cash management, including support to cash budgeting and forecasting; Management of cash receipts and disbursements. Responsible for letters of credit, acting as liaison with Corporate Treasury Dept. Interface with outside auditors, internal auditors, and Corporate Accounting on exceptional matters Support Corporate compliance with local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings Handle confidential planning data and sensitive financial data of employees, consultants and marketing representatives Responsible for coordination of Business Unit SOX activities and SOX compliance within the Accounting Dept Requirements: 7+ years US GAAP and Statutory accounting experience within manufacturing and/or defense Strong experience with production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of a system of accounting records, comprehensive set of controls, and ensuring reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills Bachelors degree required. CPA preferred For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Dec 07, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Provide an objective and professional evaluation of internal control systems and recommend and advise on improvements in control systems for the company's operating locations and key processes. Accountability for thorough execution of audit assignments Develop or modify audit work programs Transfer knowledge in the form of suggestions to improve Internal Audit processes and to help other department members meet Internal Audit's mission Travel to company locations, many of which are manufacturing facilities (Travel may be close to 50% for majority of the year. Structured schedule with travel normally the middle two weeks of each month during January - November) Pre-audit preparation: ensuring adequate preparation is performed for an assigned scope Liaise with location personnel regarding overall audit schedule, logistics, securing appropriate pre-audit information; reviewing risks, assigning audit scopes to auditors, assisting special auditors (if applicable), and leading pre-audit calls. Perform the assigned scope and delivering the information requested by the team leader. Extensive use of data analytics internally to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the team and externally to drive cost-savings Requirements: 2+ years of relevant internal audit / public accounting experience Possess a solid understanding of accounting/US GAAP Business/operations/manufacturing experience is preferred. Experience with querying databases Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills BS/BA (Finance / Accounting / Business). CPA or working towards. For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Boston, MA, USA
Dec 07, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Maintain timely and accurate Estimate At Completion (EAC) for assigned programs. Prepare variance analysis in support of program and functional management. Develop EACs on major programs. Use standard Earned Value Management System (EVMS) tracking techniques, analyzing, reporting cost, and schedule performance baseline. Create and maintaining complex financial models to be used by management in business planning. Provide financial support to DCMA/DCAA audits. Perform Return On Sales analysis. Conduct ad hoc analysis as required by management. Requirements: 7+ years of relevant program planning & control, risk analysis and reporting Hands-on working knowledge of EVMS is required. Minimum of 3 years using an Earned Value tool (COBRA, etc.) Experience with cost plus, fixed price, fixed price incentive, and T&M contract types. Experience in developing EACs on major programs. Comprehensive understanding of cost accounting and FA principle. Familiarity with Costpoint or other enterprise resource planning (ERP). Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills BS/BA (Finance / Accounting / Business). Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret clearance For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Washington, DC, USA
Dec 07, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Execute objective assurance services designed to add value and improve operation for the company Work independently and ensure work is completed on time and in keeping with professional standards. Perform and document work such as procedure development, walkthroughs and controls testing in accordance with Internal Audit standards. At project level, perform people management related tasks such as coaching and project performance evaluations. Conduct internal training sessions to share knowledge and best practices Monitor management's remediation of identified issues, provide timely feedback on progress of remediation and test the effectiveness of the remediation. Maintain, track and communicate project status to stakeholders. Assist in drafting reports to formally communicate results of testing to stakeholders Requirements: 5+ years of relevant internal audit / public accounting experience Broad knowledge of internal control testing plans, for compliance with SOX regulations. Experience with data analytical audit tools Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills BS/BA (Finance / Accounting / Business or related discipline) Team oriented, intellectually curious with a drive to add measurable value to the firm's success For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group San Antonio, TX, USA
Dec 07, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Oversee the team responsible for the design and execution of internal control over financial reporting as well as research and implementation of accounting principles under GAAP and SAP Develop a risk-based testing programs of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline. Partner with Internal Audit to execute testing program. Collaborate with business leaders to create flowcharts of key processes, identifying key risks and controls. Design effective SOX certification process and monitor potential changes to GAAP and SAP. Ensure the identification of key risks, adequacy of stated controls and process documentation, and identify any control gaps. Communicate findings and partner with business leaders to develop remediation strategy for identified issues. Lead SOX Steering Committee Work with external auditors to address financial reporting risks and support the external auditing function. Requirements: 8+ years of relevant public accounting, audit, and or internal controls testing In-depth experience with internal control testing plans, for compliance with SOX and NAIC Model Audit Rule (MAR) regulations. Broad understanding of Financial Accounting and internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) Strong technical accounting and financial reporting experience Strong project management abilities Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills BS/BA (Finance and/or Accounting preferred). CPA/CIA preferred For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Los Angeles, CA, USA
Nov 29, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Prepare and analyze financial statements, various reports and financial records for assigned books of business or companies. Prepare reports and statements for various state and regulatory filings for assigned companies. Reconciliation of bank and general ledger accounts. Identifies adjustments, corrective action, and prepares documentation in support of the reconciliation. Provide and control deviation analysis reports for balance sheets and operating results. Maintain general and subsidiary ledgers and records for assigned companies. Promote safety at all times and complies with safety/ergonomic standards as outlined in relevant company published manuals. Requirements: 1-3 years of relevant internal audit / accounting experience Heavily involved with analysis - Actual to budget variance analysis Prepares statements - various tables and schedules Books some journal entries - need to know how Government filings, full statements (quarterly and annual) Knowledge of Excel and SAP preferred Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills BS/BA (Finance / Accounting / Business / Econ). CPA or eligible for. For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Phoenix, AZ, USA
Nov 18, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Perform catastrophe risk analytics and provide business insights for our delegated authority and portfolio underwritten businesses in the US. Collaborate with Actuarial, Predictive Modeling teams to drive improvements in Pricing, Risk Selection models. Ensure that all appropriate data is captured in the Property Data Warehouse in a complete, timely, and accurate fashion. Ensure the accurate and timely completion of pre-underwriting modeling requests. Validate the accuracy of risk level data and adjusting the data as necessary. Support the development of tools and processes to capture and assess non-modelled perils as directed by US or Group Management. Complete Regulatory and Outwards Reinsurance modeling submissions as required. Ensure that US modeling adheres to Group Exposure Management standards Create modeled Pro Forma portfolios for Business Planning Purposes. Produce modeled losses in the period before, and after a significant Catastrophe. Attend industry conferences and transfer knowledge to the risk modeling department on current best practice. Requirements: 1-2 years Cat Modeling and Risk Analytics experience. Fluent in a variety of third-party vendor models, RMS essential Strong programming and technical skills e.g. SQL, Python, R, VBA, Tableau, Alteryx Actuarial/technical pricing knowledge a plus Strong written and verbal communication skills. Bachelor's degree in mathematics, actuarial science, hard sciences, computer science, or related field required For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Nov 16, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of US international tax forms including 5471, 8858 and 8865. Ensure compliance with TCJA including coverage of GILTI, FDII, BEAT, Subpart F calculations as well as foreign tax credit calculation and preparation of Form 1118. Review of tax packages and coordinating data flows into the tax returns. Participate in compiling tax and financial information for decision making. Conduct research on tax issues and prepare written documentation of conclusions. Assist with the preparation of global transfer pricing studies and documentation. Provide support to the tax accounting group on a quarterly basis on relevant tax accounting issues. Various special assignments as needed, including: Assist with foreign country tax planning; Analysis of internal restructurings and external mergers and acquisition activities; Gain/Loss calculations and basis studies; Assist with federal and state tax compliance. Requirements: 7+ years' corporate income tax experience with at least 5 international tax experience Broad experience with international sections of US income tax law and regulations including Subpart F and the foreign tax credit. Working knowledge of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) is required Experience with tax research and documentation, tax data management, and transfer pricing. Proficiency with Microsoft and CorpTax products. Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills Bachelors degree required. CPA/Masters and/or JD preferred For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"