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Financial Analyst

The Financial Analyst is responsible for the accuracy of the financial statements for Extended Warranty business segments. This includes assisting with the monthly close process and working with marketing, operations, actuarial and other functional areas to ensure all information is received and entered timely and accurately. The Financial Analyst is also responsible for providing management and auditors with information they need as requested, contributing to preparation of retail entries for Annual reports for Obligor reporting, and special projects as required or requested by supervisor.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assists with the monthly close process to ensure all reporting has been received and accurately booked. (35%)

  • Calculates profit commissions, deferred acquisition costs, premium tax accruals, and other non-system underwriting/admin business activity. (15%)

  • Prepares analysis and support for auditors including answering any follow-up questions. (5%)

  • Analyzes the monthly financial results for accuracy and resolves identified issues in a timely manner. (15%)

  • Researches quarterly P&L and BS variance analysis items. This includes working with marketing and other departments to gather business reasons for significant variances or changes in the financial statements and preparing variance write-ups for management and auditors. (15%)

  • Assists with on boarding of new clients.  This includes advising on completion of system implementation set-up and reviewing reports to ensure the business is properly mapped/interfaced to the general ledger system. (10%)

  • Expedites completion of assigned special projects, provides supplemental reporting, and miscellaneous ad hoc requests as required. (5%)

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 3-5 years’ accounting experience

  • Strong financial analysis experience

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and detail-oriented

  • Strong technical accounting/problem solving skills and attention to accuracy

  • Strong ability to be well organized while managing multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities 

  • Good work ethic

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools including Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications

  • PeopleSoft, Oracle or Smartstream general ledger experience

Company Overview and Benefits

Assurant is a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that help leading brands grow revenue, manage risk and deliver a great experience for their customers. We protect, connect, and support over 300 million consumers worldwide, helping people get more value from their connected devices, vehicles, and homes. Assurant is a proud member of the Fortune 300, with decades of experience in the industries we serve.

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Assurant is committed to providing a competitive rewards package which goes beyond the value of your paycheck. We offer an array of market-competitive benefits and resources to support your physical, emotional, financial, and social wellbeing goals. These include programs to help you invest in your financial future such as savings programs, as well as competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family.

Health Coverage Starting Day One: We offer competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. You can choose from a range of health and dental plan options, as well as health plan accounts.

Disability and Life Insurance: We provide short- and long-term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

Retirement: Assurant offers retirement savings plans globally. U.S. based employees are offered a 401(k) plan in which Assurant matches 100% of every dollar contributed, up to 6 percent of eligible pay.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Assurant’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) allows employees to purchase shares of Assurant, Inc. stock at a 10 percent discount with funds contributed through after-tax payroll deductions.

Career Development: Assurant offers a variety of internal courses, workshops, special projects, coaching and mentoring programs. Tuition reimbursement and other professional enrichment opportunities are also available to encourage continuous learning.

Work-Life Balance: We strive to provide a work environment that encourages work/life balance. Options depend on job responsibilities and may include flexible work schedules, telework, paid time off and part-time employment.

Equal Opportunity Statement

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, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

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