Life Finance Analyst II - Bellevue

Bristol West Insurance Group
20 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time

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Job Summary Supportsmonthly processes including month end accounting close, budget/expensereporting, and Internal Control Framework (ICF) requirements. Analyzes, interprets,and projects financial data; develops recommendations to aid management inshort and long–range financial planning, measuring profitability, andevaluating cost control performance; participates on cross–functional teams,delivering on and tracking progress on strategic and tactical initiatives;analyzes state and federal regulations to determine their applicability to thecompany; performs research on key competitors; analyzes financial records andreports; performs other accounting studies and projects as assigned. Essential Job Functions Performsresearch and analyzes various financial reporting, tax, regulatory guidelinesand requirements delivering a summary of key issues along with recommendationsto management. Participate on Finance and cross functional teams to deliver onstrategic initiatives such as product development, systems development,agent/distribution and sales initiatives. Prepares ad–hoc reports, analysis,and conducts special projects as necessary. Analyzes existing workflow,ensuring efficient use of resources and participates in implementation ofprocess improvement projects. Works with internal and external auditors, andstate examiners. Researches and facilitates resolution of issues that arise. Providesguidance to fellow staff members regarding department standards and procedures. Physical Actions Requiredjob duties are essentially sedentary in nature, consisting of occasion walking,standing, lifting and/or carrying ten pounds maximum, seeing, speaking, andhearing. Physical Environment Requiredjob duties are normally performed in a climate–controlled office environment. Education Requirements Highschool diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred inAccounting, Finance or related field. Six Sigma Yellow Belt preferred. Experience Requirements Externalcandidates should have a minimum of 3 years of prior Accounting or Financeexperience. The same time–on–job requirement is preferred for internalcandidates. Special Skill Requirement SeeAccounting/Finance Department Competency Matrix for additional requirements.