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Job ID :
96266
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Manager
Job Category :
Information Technology
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

Finance Shared Services works across multiple areas to provide critical information that drives optimal business performance.  We recommend innovative solutions that guide strategies and improve operational results. Our work includes timely reporting, critical analysis and essential financial projections as we interface with business leaders across the corporation.

 

  • Lead and direct daily execution of analysis and communication of financial results, development of compelling storylines and formulation of financial projections for key products, markets and initiatives
  • Facilitate achievement of business objectives with guidance from the Director and other leaders; while managing multiple deadlines, accountabilities, and competing priorities
  • Build financial team excellence, developing analysts’ technical financial acumen and understanding of the business to position them for rotation and career advancement
  • Ensure ATSV Finance’ credibility and reputation of high quality (accurate, timely, relevant) financial measurement, reporting, planning and consulting

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross functional teams, assisting Business Unit leaders and stakeholders in a consultative manner and identifying needs in the areas of forecasting, planning, strategic planning, measurement, business case development, capital management and internal controls
  • Build and develop clear and concise executive summaries to help leaders understand results, and anticipate/ understand challenges and opportunities for their business
  • Prepare the strategic and operating plans for the Business Unit and utilize forecast updates to impact/guide management decisions
  • Lead team members to ensure team efficiency and effectiveness (e.g., conflict/problem resolution, process/system improvements, resource procurement, supportive environment)
  • Maximize talent through consistent and effective use of the department’s talent management strategy

Job Qualifications

  •  High-level of knowledge of general corporate finance
  • Demonstrated depth of financial and analytical expertise Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Experience as a business consultant in a finance related field – builds relationships with clients while offering analysis and recommending corrective actions based on emerging trends
  • Organizational and time management skills - manages through ambiguity, prioritizes multiple projects to meet business partner needs
  • Effective communication across multiple levels and mediums
  • Talent and people management skills – screen/interview candidates, deliver/document performance feedback, manage/ address performance issues, recommend promotions and provide career guidance and mentorship
  • BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Business or related area of study

 


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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