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FP&A Lead Analyst

Company: Assurant
Location: Saint John
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

Assurant has an exciting opportunity for an FP&A Lead Analyst!

This role exists to provide business partnership support for the Domestic & International Managers, who act as the main point of contact for planning, forecasting, financial performance, and analysis for Global Lifestyle.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Provide a consistent and holistic planning/forecasting approach through business partnering & support

  • Ensure accuracy of financial performance and planning through in depth insightful analysis, by identifying and explaining trends, variance drivers, key performance indicators, and risks & opportunities

  • Consolidate, analyze, and communicate key revenue, noi, and expense metric variance drivers at the segment, global line of business and business unit levels

  • Work closely with the FP&A and business finance teams to enhance processes, create standard reports, and maintain consistency in reporting & analytics

  • Ensure level of detail in system supports required outputs and analysis

  • Maintain line of business allocation metrics and system methodologies

  • Consistency of line of business targeted growth assumptions, R&Os, and trends

Basic Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S. in Finance or Accounting

  • 3+ years in Finance, with FP&A experience

Other Requirements

  • Knowledge of finance, forecasting, budgeting, and cost control

  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems

  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections using an advanced level of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Requires advanced ability to build financial reports, quickly manipulate data and conduct financial analysis under tight timelines

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with internal teams, at multiple levels, settings, and time zones

  • Work requires strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate among peers and management

  • A team player that can work in a complex and fast-paced environment

  • Critical and innovative thinking, judgment, and decision-making skills

  • Occasionally will have to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays

  • Solid knowledge of financial statement consolidations, US GAAP (including revenue recognition principles) and financial variance analysis

  • Ability to multi-task, results driven, detailed-oriented team player, can work under tight deadlines and ability to communicate with all levels of financial and operational personnel

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.

  • Ability to utilize sophisticated automated data systems, decision support systems, statistical analysis tools, and dynamic spreadsheet / database design in providing comprehensive decision support to executive management.

  • Requires the ability to manipulate complex data through systems, software, and languages.

  • Thorough understanding of business issues and concepts related to insurance or financial services industry.

  • Demonstrated experience through using financial analyses to identify budget and strategic planning requirements.

  • Experience identifying, evaluating and resolving financial, accounting and data quality discrepancies

Benefits and Value Proposition

  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.

  • We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our employees.

  • Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Company Profile

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district.

Keywords: Assurant, Chicago , FP&A Lead Analyst, Other , Saint John, Illinois

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