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Senior Strategic Planning Analyst

Company: EMPLOYERS NYSE EIG
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:


Senior Strategic Planning Analyst - -100% Remote Opportunity (only open to candidates located in the US and able to work without sponsorship)
General Summary:
The Senior Strategic Planning Analyst serves as a key player in developing company financial plans and providing analytical support to help drive the company's initiatives and continued growth. This role supports the CFO and Executive Team as well as our operational business units to provide financial analysis of budgets, forecasts, and results. The position develops and maintains the company's annual budget and long-term forecasts. This position identifies, analyzes, and communicates across varying levels of the organization the issues that affect EMPLOYERS' profitability, growth, and productivity.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Leads the preparation of forecasts, annual budget, and capital planning and assists business units with these deliverables and reporting as necessary.
  • Prepares detailed analyses measuring budget-versus-actual variances, key business drivers, and company metrics; draws conclusions and presents recommendations on decisions and actions.
  • Develops long-term financial forecasts utilizing the Company's strategic modeling tool, also producing ad-hoc scenario modeling as required.
  • Acts as administrator for the company's accounting, financial reporting, planning, and forecasting tools.
  • Works directly with Executive and Senior Management to support various analytic requirements.
  • Works with business units and acts as their planning Subject Matter Expert.
  • Develops, maintains and enhances the planning, forecasting, and business intelligence tools' model structures and components, including writing and maintaining reports, to meet the needs of the Company.
  • Develops and maintains documentation of corporate processes and procedures, in particular the Company's planning, forecasting, and reporting tools.
  • Provides mentorship to junior team members.
  • Provides analytical and tactical support for M&A activity as necessary.
  • Supports the Management Reporting unit, as needed.
  • Represents Finance in company-wide initiatives and projects.
  • Participates in financial system upgrades.
  • Researches best practices in the industry, developing and maintaining a corporate library of relevant market and company data.
  • Develops and exhibits leadership skills and a well-rounded knowledge of the worker's compensation industry and EMPLOYERS' operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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    Job Requirements:

    • Must have a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics.
    • A minimum of five years operational, financial, or planning experience.
    • Proficiency in Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM).
    • Expert proficiency with MS Office, in particular Excel.
    • Knowledge of GAAP and STAT accounting principles.

      Preferred, but not Required:

      • P&C Insurance industry experience, preferably including workers' compensation.
      • Amazon QuickSight experience a plus.
      • Proficiency in Hyperion, Workday, Anaplan or other Enterprise ERP or planning software.

        Salary Range: $70,000 - $100,000 + comprehensive benefits package. Please follow the link to our benefits page for details!
        An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the requirements listed above.
        Work Environment:

        • Remote: This role is remote, and only open to candidates currently located in the United States and able to work without sponsorship.

          • It requires a suitable space that provides a private and quiet workplace.


          • Expected Work Hours: Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.
          • Travel: May be required to travel to off-site location(s) to attend meetings, as necessary

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            EMPLOYERS is a dynamic, fast-growing provider of workers' compensation insurance and services, we are seeking a goal-oriented individual willing to put their ideas to work!
            We offer a positive, challenging work environment, combined with an opportunity to build your career as you help us grow our business, in innovative and imaginative ways that are uniquely EMPLOYERS!
            Headquartered in Nevada, EMPLOYERS attributes its long-standing success (100+ years!) to its most valuable resource, our employees. EMPLOYERS is known for the quality service and expertise we provide to our clients, and the exemplary work environment we provide for our employees.
            We live and breathe our core values: Integrity, Customer Focus, Collaboration, Initiative, Accountability, Innovation, and Personal Fulfillment. These are the pillars that support how we do business with our clients as well as how we treat each other.
            At EMPLOYERS, you'll discover an energetic environment that inspires top achievement. As "America's small business insurance specialist", we have the resources, a solid reputation, and an expanding nationwide identity to enrich your work life and enhance your career. LP22 #LI-Remote

            Job Requirements:

            • Must have a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics.
            • A minimum of five years operational, financial, or planning experience.
            • Proficiency in Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM).
            • Expert proficiency with MS Office, in particular Excel.
            • Knowledge of GAAP and STAT accounting principles.
              Compensation details: 70000-100000 Yearly SalaryPI8cf6f8cc3759-31181-34382028

Keywords: EMPLOYERS NYSE EIG, Chicago , Senior Strategic Planning Analyst, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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