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Financial Analyst

Assurant has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst!

Overview of Position

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.

What makes us different?

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. For additional information on our benefits, please review www.MyAssurantBenefits.com . Below are some of our amazing perks:

  • 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% 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% 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.

  • Family Planning Support:  Fertility benefits and support services with 24/7 access to nurse care services. $30,000 medical and prescription drug lifetime maximum benefit for fertility services. Assurant will provide up to $20,000 of financial assistance for adoption and or surrogacy.

What will be my responsibilities in this role?

  • 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%)

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • 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

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?  

  • PeopleSoft, Oracle or Smartstream general ledger experience

What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this position?

  • General office demands


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We work with the world’s top brands to make smart devices simpler. Vehicles last longer. Homes more secure. Problems easier to solve. And we volunteer in communities all over the globe to help the world become a greener, better place. We come from a variety of countries, cultures and backgrounds. But we’re united by our enduring values of common sense, common decency, uncommon thinking and uncommon results. So connect with us. Bring us your best work and your brightest ideas. And we’ll bring you a place where you can thrive. Learn more at jobs.assurant.com.

For U.S. benefit information, visit myassurantbenefits.com. For benefit information outside the U.S., please speak with your recruiter.

Our Culture Defined
Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant and why they tend to stay. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We believe that staying on top doesn’t mean sacrificing our values. We believe clarity of vision and a sense of purpose will carry us forward. And we take charge of our own success. We call it The Assurant Way.

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.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not use or consider race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in employment decisions.

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