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Financial Analyst

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Allstate Insurance Company
Bridgewater, NJ
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Position Summary

To perform activities across multiple areas to provide critical information that drives optimal business performance. To recommend innovative solutions that guide strategies and improve operational results. The work includes timely reporting, critical analysis and essential financial projections as the analyst interfaces with business leaders across the company. This position acknowledges an understanding of the data, information, terminology, and technology (financial modeling software spreadsheets) and an ability to communicate results to groups outside the department.

Job Summary

  • Analyze and communicate financial results for key products, markets and initiatives
  • Develop compelling story lines, deepen client insights and recommend creative actions that guide strategy and operations
  • Formulate financial projections to predict and track performance, diagnose potential issues and prompt corrective actions
  • Ensure Protection Finance's credibility and reputation of high quality (accurate, timely, relevant) financial measurement, reporting, planning and consulting

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Qualifications

Key Responsibilities

  • Isolate key drivers, quantify impacts, and forecast implications to the business recognizing how different data points fit together
  • Prepare and help build storyline for financial updates
  • Collaborate with business partners to anticipate and identify emerging issues and assist in development and implementation of strategies
  • Use analysis to influence and drive action within finance, and our business partners by using fact-based, holistic and forward-looking perspectives
  • Provide accurate, timely reports with financial insight to allow business partners to improve performance
  • Develop and lead effective presentations for small groups
  • Drive conversations with leadership to understand business implications of current trends
  • Inspire trust and confidence in clients through strategic and diplomatic handling of relationships
  • At this level, an analyst may be required to train and review the work of other analysts

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

  • Undergraduate degree/MBA in Business, Finance, Math, (or related field) or relevant experience
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills required with a working knowledge of Power Point and Word
  • Can perform more complex forms of analysis, linking different data sources and producing a more in-depth product
  • Good oral and written communication skills, able to work effectively with employees both internal and external to the finance function
  • Good organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry and the outside marketplace
  • Solid work ethic, including ability to follow-up, focus on details and take initiative
  • Intellectual curiosity and drive for continuous improvement - personally and with work assignments
  • Good interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment

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