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Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Entry Level Professional
Job Category :
Finance & Economics
Description :

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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

The Finance and Planning team is responsible for producing timely and insightful results and projection analysis; preparing the annual strategic and operating plans and related forecasts; producing weekly cash flow projections; and developing internal management based reporting for The Allstate Corporation’s Investments Portfolio.


The Finance and Planning Consultant is responsible for supporting the day to day activities of the Finance and Planning Team.  They are expected to manage his/her assignments based on prioritization, help to identify issues as circumstances merit, and provide recommendations for process improvement.  In addition, they should have an understanding of economics and financial statement reporting for investments.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Own and be accountable for execution of responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively within team and with suppliers of plan
  • Able to work with large amounts of data including manipulation to analyze results while ensuring the accuracy of the data
  • Provide status to manager
  • Clearly articulate point-of-view and analyze problems with assistance of management
  • Foster a team environment
  • Support plan and analysis activities (i.e. plan processes, cash forecasting, and other internal management reporting activities) for Allstate’s investment portfolio
  • Interact with other organizational areas in gathering assumptions for plan and analytical processes
  • Prepare analysis, compile reports, and assist in updating presentations in support of team deliverables
  • Prepare and maintain on-going documentation with regard to planning, forecasting and analytical concepts/methodologies and associated process controls
  • Participate on special projects and analyses as requested by management


Job Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of capital markets, finance, accounting and/or reporting experience, preferably in the Investments or Financial Services industries.
  • Finance/Accounting degree required
  • Microsoft Excel, Access and SAP skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Problem solving and decision making skills


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

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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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