Senior Financial Analyst- Insurance industry

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  • Location:

    Atlanta, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Steve Whiting

Our client is a market leader in the Insurance industry and they wish to hire a Senior Financial Analyst with Insurance industry experience that will enhance Expense Allocations and related functions as a priority and in addition, continuously identify, recommend, and execute on opportunities to better streamline and gain efficiencies in the Finance function  

Essential duties will include: - 

• Participate in and effectively collaborate with team in efforts within Finance and Accounting to design and implement best practice expense allocations/cost accounting functionality in a leading ERP solution 

 • Help to identify, recommend, and execute on opportunities to enhance existing accounting, inter-company, and allocation processes taking into consideration the requirements of the overall Global Finance organization 

• Identify, propose, and implement automated solutions and reduce reliance on manual processes, with a focus on prioritizing the remediation of those processes that currently have the most risk and/or inefficiency  

• Help support efforts to educate business process owners on solution optimization, simplification and standardization capabilities within the new platform through the reference of prior experiences and other relevant use cases Tactical:  

• Support specific components of the Expense Allocations workstream of the overall program  

• Work with team to determine how to best implement functional requirements in financial systems architecture  

• Create solutions to effectively meet complex business requirements using delivered optimum functionality  

• Work with auditors to ensure proposed system design, configuration and functionality complies with core control and audit requirements  

Job Requirements: - 

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance  

• CPA preferred  

• 5+ years prior financial accounting/auditing and financial systems experience  

• Strong working knowledge of expense/cost allocation methodology and processes 

• Strong understanding cost accounting concepts, cost pools, cost drivers, and allocation bases  

• Strong understanding of activity-based costing concepts  

• Prior management accounting and management reporting experience  

• Experience with inter-company allocations and transfer pricing  

• Insurance industry experience