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Lead Financial Analyst

  • United States Virtual
  • R-103068
  • Finance Staff
  • Full Time
  • Added

Assurant has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Financial Analyst!

The Lead Financial Analyst supports specific COO divisions, performing monthly expense and metric analysis to drive improvements in operational and financial effectiveness.  They will extract financial data from various accounting and information systems and perform complex financial and operational analysis of data. They effectively present the results for their analyses and recommendations to management.

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

  • Prepares monthly reporting for Operations Senior Management.  Summarizes material key operating information explaining monthly results against prior month and target.

  • Analyzes operational and financial data and extracts and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project future performance. May make recommendations such as adjustments to budgets and forecasts and other cost improvement measures. 

  • Reviews costs and performs cost benefit analysis related to projects and/or initiatives.

  • Performs statistical, cost and financial analysis of data reported in the various financial and operational systems.

  • Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets and databases, to assemble, manipulate and format data or reports.

  • Develops and recommends processes to streamline operations.

  • Develops cost/revenue metrics and projections. 

  • Participates in key operational meetings to obtain relevant information and assist management with evaluations and making decisions on business matters.

  • Assist internal business customers with the preparation of their budgets.

  • Present operational results and explain causes of variances to Site Management.

  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking by calling out assumptions and identifying root cause. Thinking outside the box.

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting

  • Minimum of 4 years' of financial analysis experience

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to build data models, quickly manipulate data and conduct financial analysis.

  • Advanced skill level required using spreadsheet, word document, and presentation software; as well as database knowledge

  • Ability to create easily understood reports with little direction. 

  • Requires strong oral, written, and presentation skills to effectively communicate financial results throughout the company.

  • Requires strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize various projects  

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Masters degree, CFA, CPA and other financial certifications are preferred

  • Cost Accounting experience strongly preferred

  • Operational experience strongly preferred

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Pay Range

$71,300.00 - $119,100.00

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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What’s the culture like at Assurant?
Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant. Named a Best/Great Place to Work in 13 countries and awarded the Fortune America’s Most Innovative Companies recognition in 2023, we bring together top talent around the world. 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 call our culture 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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