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Financial Analyst, Expense Management

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Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Temp To Perm
Date
Feb 05, 2020
Job ID
2680636
Strong opportunity to bring your FP&A skills to the table and work with a medium sized carrier where you'll see the big picture and get involved in a lot. You'll support the carrier's strategic growth plans by providing value-add analysis. Great place to learn and have the opportunity to grow with the organization.   The Client is a publicly traded reinsurance carrier that has been highly acquisitive and profitable. A fuller description is below:

 

Scope:

 

The primary objective of this role will be to support the global expense management function through the provision of timely and accurate analysis. This will include the coordination and production of the annual expense Plan as well as the development of financial models to support the quarterly forecasting process.


The position interacts with a wide range of business partners and is responsible for the expense analysis and forecasting of all departments and locations. Additionally, this person will help drive automation and process improvement, as well as performing various types of ad hoc analyses.


This is a 6-month contract position which could develop into a permanent position at end of contract



 

Responsibilities:

 


  • Produces timely Plan versus Actual variance analysis on a quarterly and year-to-date basis including the associated reporting for Department Heads.
  • Collaborates closely with the accounting team to ensure expenses are recorded accurately.
  • Analyzes business operations, trends, initiatives, to support the expense forecasting process.
  • Supports the coordination and production of the annual consolidated Expense Plan including presentation materials for senior management.
  • Analyzes and monitors the performance of current and past trends in key performance indicators, highlighting causes of unexpected variances.
  • Models business scenarios to support cost benefit analysis.
  • Improves of the expense measurement process and influences changes in the Company’s operating model.
  • Supports the implementation of a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard reports for expenses.
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting 

 

Competencies, Qualifications, Skills & Experience

 


  • Prior experience with accounting systems, budget systems, and business policies and procedures in respects to planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial
  • Analytical and critical thinker with the ability to dig deep into the details but present high-level findings to
  • Energetic self-starter who can work on multiple tasks, prioritize and meet pre-established deadlines with excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to learn
  • Sophisticated use of Microsoft Office Expert level use of Excel and PowerPoint a must.
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power BI and Hyperion Essbase a
  • Ability to deliver accurate and timely work
  • Ability to work within a team environment and adapt to changing priorities while managing multiple deadlines
  • Interest in process optimization and identifying opportunities for creating efficiencies.
  • Bachelor's Degree in finance or accounting
  • 3-5 years of experience in financial analysis/reporting, including ad hoc reporting, variance analysis and budgeting