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Northbrook, IL US
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Finance & Economics
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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

The Life Product Management Financial Analysis Expense Team is responsible for the development, tracking and analysis of financial, strategic and statistical expense data and tools used across the organization.  This includes internal and external reporting, identifying key issues and analyzing trends to strengthen the understanding of financial results. 

Our team works with critical analysis and essential financial projections as we interface with business leaders across our organization.  We recommend innovative solutions guiding strategies and improve operational results.


Job Summary

  • Provide leadership and expertise related to the creation/development, maintenance, forecasting, control, tracking and analysis of financial and/or statistical data used by the Company. 
  • Provide leadership in the development and execution of sound strategies to achieve desired results in plans and projects.
  • Requires a more advanced understanding of strategies, leadership and financial information.
  • Provides strategic recommendations as well as oversees the data, reporting, analysis, and planning functions within the expense team.
  • Provides leadership to staff and develops of others within the department.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage other financial analysts and/or managers on the Expense Team
  • Lead others in providing highly complex financial analysis to support business decisions
  • Lead, analyze, prepare and approve financial plans, forecasts or other financial matters for the Expense Team. May also include statistical projects of a highly complex nature. 
  • Lead and perform the investigation of difficult financial and/or statistical issues and questions
  • Lead and perform complex adhoc projects/requests
  • Prepare and lead others to prepare the completion of monthly, quarterly, annual reports, plan reconciliations and presentations of a financial nature

Job Qualifications

  • 7 plus years’ experience in planning, forecasting and expense budgeting
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics, Math, Business (or related field), MBA preferred
  • Strong analytical skills with proven ability to work with highly complex numbers and formulas
  • Excellent organization skills and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including presentation skills.  Ability to communicate highly complex information in a way that others can easily comprehend.
  • Ability to develop strategies and effectively lead others
  • Advanced problem solving skills and ability to recommend actions
  • Broad knowledge of insurance industry and the outside marketplace
  • Broad knowledge of Allstate Insurance Co structure and financial processes


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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