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Financial Analyst

Company: Gallagher
Location: Rolling Meadows
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.
Position Summary:
The Financial Analyst is part of Gallagher's Global Data Analytics team and is responsible for supporting a variety of revenue-generating initiatives, including Gallagher's data-driven carrier platform - SmartMarket. Support includes building dashboards and analyzing key performance metrics for each initiative. The Financial Analyst will be responsible for analyzing and explaining trends and responding to ad-hoc questions posed by management and business leaders. The Financial Analyst will work with multiple internal and external data sources to assess market performance in support of global Carrier Relations teams.

  • Identifying trends and developments related to market conditions. Develop innovative insights from internal and external data. Analyze and communicate findings to Carrier Relations and senior members of the Global Analytics teams.
  • Support global Carrier Relations and other internal clients in an advisory capacity. Maintain ongoing executive reporting and provide timely ad-hoc analysis to clients.
  • Develop expertise on various aspects of internal data. Learn from different areas of the business and function as a trusted resource for the Global Analytics team.
  • Collaborate with IT, data teams and business leaders. Perform exploratory analysis on new data sources.
  • Requires bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience.
  • Strong PC and Microsoft application skills.
  • Excel expertise required (pivots, V-lookups, macros)
  • Bachelor's degree in a financial or mathematical field
  • Minimum 2 years of data or financial analyst experience
  • Strong communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and PowerPoint proficiency
  • A background in commercial insurance - carrier experience is a plus
  • Experience working with larger data sets
  • Experience with data programming, querying and visualization tools - Power Query, Power Pivot, Power BI, SQL
Work Traits:
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work on a team as well as independently and drive results.
  • Comfortable in an environment with changing priorities, and competing demands for time.
  • Highly motivated with ability to drive results.
U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older or must demonstrate legal capacity to enter a contract
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure
  • Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.
Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. #LI-NN1

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Keywords: Gallagher, Chicago , Financial Analyst, Other , Rolling Meadows, Illinois

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