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Job ID :
50338
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Entry Level Professional
Job Category :
Finance & Economics
Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.


Job Description

As the largest finance department within Allstate, Protection Finance works across multiple areas to provide critical analytics and consultative support to drive optimal business performance. We recommend innovative solutions that guide strategy and improve operating results. Our financial reporting, deep-dive analytics and focus on financial projections is essential as we interface with senior leadership across the corporation.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

As a financial analyst, you will be a key member of the finance team.  Your responsibilities will include the following:

 

  • Collaborate with business partners to identify emerging issues and assist in implementation of strategies
  • Isolate key drivers, quantify impacts, and forecast implications to the business
  • Prepare and help build storyline for financial updates
  • Use analysis and reporting to influence and drive action within finance and our business partners by using fact-based, holistic and forward-looking perspectives

 

Job Highlights

  • Multi-faceted finance training to include structured peer shadowing, networking, self-serve courses, formal training sessions as well as cross functional assignments
  • Culture that fosters development
  • Exposure to meaningful work in an innovative environment
  • Rotational opportunities
  • Employee Resource Groups (eg. Young Professional Organization)
  • Mentorship Opportunities
  • Customized development plans
  • Advancement opportunities available at Corporate Headquarters (Northbrook, IL) and across the country in our 14 regional offices
  • Offers a variety of development and well-being programs https://www.allstate.com/careers/benefits.aspx

 

Job Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of financial and accounting concepts
  • Analytical skills to compile information requiring combinations of data from multiple sources, the ability to work with numbers and formulas
  • Solid work ethic, including ability to follow-up, focus on details and take initiative
  • Intellectual curiosity and drive for continuous improvement - personally and with work assignments
  • Oral and written communication skills, able to work effectively with employees both internal and external to the finance function
  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment
  • Effective time management and organization skills with a proven ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required. Working knowledge of Power Point and Word

Education

  • BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Business or related area of study


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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