Senior Financial Analyst, Allstate Life and Retirement
May 11, 2018
The ALR Financial Services family is responsible for the development, maintenance, tracking and analysis of financial, strategic and statistical data and tools used throughout the organization. This can include internal and external reporting, identifying issues and analyzing trends to strengthen the understanding of financial results.
The Senior Financial Analyst works with financial and/or statistical data, turning numbers into business recommendations for our Senior Leaders to make strategic business decisions. Day to day a Senior Financial Analyst:
Provides data to and participate in formation of expense actuals, plans and forecasts and provide answers to complex questions regarding financial matters.
Requires more advanced understanding of the data, information, terminology and technology.
Develops compelling story lines, deepen client insights and recommend creative actions that help guide strategy and operations
Provides leadership to staff and contribute to the development of others within the department.
Analyze and communicate financial results for business units within Allstate Life & Retirement. Provides complex financial analysis to support business decisions.
Use analysis to influence and drive action within finance, and our business partners by using fact-based, holistic and forward-looking perspectives
Report and analyze expense actual results, plans, forecasts or other financial matters which may include statistical projects of a highly complex nature.
Drive conversations with leadership to understand business implications of current trends
Provide accurate, timely reports with financial insight to allow business partners to improve performance
Inspire trust and confidence in clients through strategic and diplomatic handling of relationships
Complete complex adhoc projects/requests
Develop and lead effective presentations for small groups
Prepare and/or lead the completion of monthly, quarterly, annual reports and presentations of a financial nature
At this level, an analyst may be required to train and review the work of other analysts
A minimum of 3+ years of financial analysis experience
Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Finance or related area of study.
Advanced analytical and financial model building skills
Intermediate consulting skills
Strong work ethic, including ability to follow-up, focus on details and take initiative
Intellectual curiosity and drive for continuous improvement - personally and with work assignments
Strong oral and written communication skills, able to work effectively with employees both internal and external to the finance function
Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment
Advanced time management skills and organization skills with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.
Working knowledge of Power Point and Word.
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
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