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AVP, Finance

Overview of Position

This job is responsible for providing finance leadership for Global Housing Lending Solution products.   The role will be responsible for directing a team to provide financial support for new product development, planning/forecasting, client analysis, M&A support, and various other strategic evaluations of the portfolio.  This position will direct the development and delivery of insightful analysis, while participating as a strategic partner to our business leaders in the decision-making process.

Within their own direct team, and across the entire finance organization, this role will drive performance and cultivate talent, focusing on continuous improvement, talent assessment and development, while fostering additional financial analytics to support business growth.

What will be my responsibilities for this position?

  • Serve as a strategic business partner overseeing the financial performance of the Global Housing Lending Solution products, including profitability and resource allocation related decisions.  Lead quantitative and qualitative analysis to support the formation and evaluation of growth strategies and new business development opportunities.

  • Prepare and present insightful analysis to finance and business leaders in support of strategic objectives that leads to timely actions and drives value creation.  Includes decision support analysis to help drive business decisions and where necessary, course correct.

  • Identify key business metrics and leading indicators for business lines, creating a monthly dashboard process to review and discuss business insights.  Leverage analysis to provide insights into the planning & forecasting process.  Develop both short and long-term business plans in support of on-going and strategic initiatives.

  • Lead the financial support for portfolio growth opportunities (inorganic and organic), as well as divestiture potentials.  Actively participate in dialogue on strategic opportunities, while recommending options to senior business executives.

  • Ensure system and process infrastructure adequately support the business and growth objectives.  Lead financial analysis related to technology investments in the business, while communicating regular value realization updates to senior management.  Develop and recommend solutions in the event of deviations from intended value.

  • Prepare and assist in presentations to senior leadership and the Board of Directors

  • Through all areas of engagement, focus on leading and cultivate a high performing support team with continuous efforts to attract, develop, and retain talent

Responsibility for the work of others

  • Direct leadership of a Manager and 3 Analysts

Financial Responsibility

  • Business decision support to ensure achievement of enterprise financial goals

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required

  • 15+ years of progressive management experience in business analytics, planning, forecasting and strategy

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Advanced degree MBA and/or CPA preferred

  • Background & knowledge in insurance industry, preferably property

  • Direct experience in partnering with a business to manage their P&L, and ensuring business growth and profitability

  • Experience leading teams and driving them to excel

  • Strong financial acumen, with the ability to leverage information through advance analytics to produce valuable business, market, and customer insights

  • Superior communication skills, both written materials and financial analysis, as well as oral/presentation skills; Ability to communicate financial information to non-technical audiences

  • Ability to adapt and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong collaborator across all areas of finance, with the ability to direct supporting resources for cross functional efforts

  • Comfortable leading in an environment of both direct and matrix reports

  • Strong organizational leader who can attract, develop, and retain a high-performing and diverse team

  • Ambition and drive to continue progression & career build

Pay Range

$116,900.00 - $195,300.00

Any posted pay range considers a wide range of compensation factors, including candidate background, experience, and work location, while also allowing for salary growth within the position.

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Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

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