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Northbrook, IL US
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Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Operational Expense Support  

  • Assist with the management of the current year plan and the creation of future year’s operating expense plan, incorporating all guidance from Finance
  • Develop and maintain a partnership with Business Unit expense coordinators, within Product Operations,  to complete plan models, manage expenses throughout the year, and provide guidance and report generation as needed
  • Create monthly expense and staffing reports; review information for emerging trends and proactively keep the Expense Manager and coordinators, when applicable, informed of impending gaps, trends, and make recommendations for improvement 
  • Partner with Protection Finance and Accounting in achievement of common goals in support of expense line items across Product Operations (yearend forecast estimates, accruals, accounting adjustments, coding, invoice processing, identifing/resolving miscoded expenses, etc.) and to ensure the accuracy of expense processing
  • Identify appropriate/creative ways to reduce general operating expenses
  • Manage procurement governance process, as needed
  • Manage processes, models and data efficiently; implement enhancements as needed

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field
  • Experience: 2-4 years of experience with financial planning/expense management experience preferred
  • Basic project management skills
  • Intermediate expense management
  • Intermediate written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate business acumen and basic ability to influence
  • Intermediate organizational skills and advanced time management skills
  • Intermediate problem solving skills
  • SAP and Business Warehouse skills
  • Travel & Expense and Accounts Payable processing skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information
  • Ability to interact with employees at all levels, including officers
  • Intermediate MS Office skills (PowerPoint, excel, word)

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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