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Financial Analyst II

Posted on Aug 11, 2019 by Assurant

Miami, FL 33101
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Join a team that is maintaining Assurant's growth momentum by applying your analytical and problem-solving skills! Take charge of a demanding role!

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

Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate monthly and quarterly financial reporting
  • Prepare a concise variance analysis (eg, actual results, plan, forecast) for Balance Sheet and P & L at the segment, business unit, and client levels
  • Prepare and develop reports on a daily, monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc basis
  • Identify and explain trends, variance drivers, and key performance indicators
  • Responsibilities involve working closely with the FP&A and business finance teams to enhance the reporting processes, as well as recommend and implement procedures to resolve data quality issues and ensure consistency between multiple areas and reporting systems
  • Solid knowledge of financial variance analysis, internal controls, audits, US GAAP & local GAAP

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or 3-4 years related professional experience
  • Knowledgeable of company products and services
  • Ability to adapt procedures, processes and techniques to more complex problems and issues
  • Apply advanced and sophisticated analytical techniques.
  • Evaluation, originality and ingenuity are required

Education

  • Bachelors degree required Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum 3 years experience in finance/accounting; must include income statement and balance sheet analysis

Other requirements

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Balance sheet and income statement analysis experience
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports and statements, using an advanced level of Excel (including pivot tables), 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
  • A team player that can work in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • Critical and innovative thinking
  • Be prepared to work extended hours and weekends occasionally, and be available for business travel (if needed)
  • Must be committed to continuous learning and a continuous improvement culture as the business needs change

Preferred Skills

  • Experience identifying, evaluating and resolving financial, accounting and data quality discrepancies
  • Proficient in understanding impact on the financial statement lines
  • Insurance experience

Reference: 744308511