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Associate Financial Analyst

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The Associate Financial Analyst will be responsible for analyzing, preparing, and providing insightful explanations with regards to quarter-end earnings deliverables.  This role will support FP&A management and external reporting for the segment and enterprise leadership teams.   

Responsibilities

  • Prepare a concise P&L variance analysis (e.g., actual results, plan, forecast) at the segment, global line of business and business unit levels

  • Prepare and develop reports on a daily, monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc basis

  • Provide critical financial support to FP&A/Finance management, including quarter-end earnings, forecast, plan, segment President, enterprise CFO and Board of Directors presentations

  • Support Investor Relations ad hoc requests for the Lifestyle segment

  • Responsibilities involve working closely with the FP&A and business finance teams to enhance processes and reporting, and implement procedures to resolve data quality issues and ensure consistency between multiple areas and reporting systems

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 0-2 years of experience in finance/accounting; preferred income statement analysis

  • Advanced ability to build financial reports, quickly manipulate data, and conduct financial analysis under tight timelines

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Ability to adapt procedures, processes and techniques to more complex problems and issues

  • Apply advanced analytical techniques

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required – Finance or Accounting 

Other requirements

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections using an advanced level of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Requires advanced ability to build financial reports, quickly manipulate data, and conduct financial analysis under tight timelines

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with internal teams, at multiple levels, settings, and time zones

  • Work requires strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills are required to work with internal and external clients

  • A team player that can work in a complex and fast-paced environment

  • Critical and innovative thinking

  • Will have to work extended hours and weekends during quarter-end close

Preferred Skills

  • Experience identifying, evaluating and resolving financial, accounting and data quality discrepancies

  • Ability to utilize dynamic spreadsheet / database design in providing comprehensive decision support to executive management

Assurant Employee Benefits and Value Proposition

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.

We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our employees.

Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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