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Financial Business Specialist 

adzuna-us  |  United States  |  

United StatesHayhurst St, OH, 43085
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If you’re passionate about becoming a Nationwide associate and believe you have the potential to be something great, let’s talk.Number 57 on the Fortune Magazine 100 Best Places to Work.Compensation Grade: F3This position can be located in Brea, CA, Scottsdale, AZ or Columbus, OHAdditional Job Responsibilities:-Interfaces with business partners on a monthly basis to review expense performance relative to Plan.-Key contributor to the quarterly Forecast and annual budget process.-Ongoing management of headcount by department to ensure that productivity metrics are achieved and headcount additions are supported by the Operating Plan.

-Prefer Hyperion Smartview and/or multi-dimensional database experience, Financial modeling in Excel (macros), Business Objects (preferred), PowerPoint.JOB SUMMARY: Conducts and documents complex financial, budget and business-related analyses.

Prepares forecasts and trends analyses to support financial projects and business operations.

Leads special financial business related studies.

Analyzes complex budgets and forecasts funding requirements.

May serve in an associate lead/supervisory role.Job DescriptionRELATIONSHIP: Reports to Manager/Director.

Typically does not have direct reports but may supervise/lead up to 3 Analysts on special projects/studies.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:1.

Prepares complex financial statements, operational budgets, reports and related documentation.

Reviews the impact of variance from plan and assesses the need to update long-term plans or the development of corrective action plans.2.

Plans, coordinates and completes financial planning or economic research projects.

Leads special financial and business-related studies and projects.3.

Prepares financial forecasts, analyzes trends and evaluates findings.

Recommends action plans to management based on analysis.4.

Provides controller functions for achievement of financial results for key performance indicators and financial drivers for business operations.5.

Prepares and presents financial data for external regulatory agencies and other entities.

Analyzes financial results on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.6.

Maintains financial records and information.

Reviews expenses, inventories and budget balances.7.

Recommends new financial analysis techniques and measurements for internal reporting purposes.

Develops efficient analytical and planning models that capture key financial data.

Prepares a variety of reports analyzing and detailing premiums, losses, and expenses.

Performs in-depth financial analysis including reviews of the impact of variances from plan.

Assesses the need to develop corrective action plans.8.

Recommends ideas for operational expense and productivity improvements.9.

Analyzes actual operating budgets to estimated budget.

Reports performance to budget to management.11.

May function as an associate lead or supervisory role and be responsible for performance management, associate development and training, salary planning and administration, and related supervisory tasks.12.

Performs other related duties as assigned.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education: Undergraduate studies in finance, accounting, economics or a related field.

Degree preferred.Designations: Pursuit of CPA or other related technical insurance designation desirable.Experience: Six years related experience in finance, accounting, insurance or similar field.

Product or business unit specific experience required.Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of statistical/financial analysis, financial statement and budget preparation, and Enterprise-wide business operations.

In-depth knowledge of GAAP and statutory accounting practices and insurance/financial services business requirements.

Project management concepts and techniques.Skills/Competencies: Oral and written communication skills for internal and external contacts.

Excellent analytical ability to interpret complex financial information.

Ability to operate personal computer and related financial and business software.

Ability to lead project and special studies teams.Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.Staffing Exceptions to the above minimum job requirements must be approved by the: Officer, and HR Consultant.JOB CONDITIONS:Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt).Working Conditions: Normal working conditions.

Must be able to work outside of the normal work day including occasional weekends to meet deadlines and complete special projects.

Must be able to handle a high volume/large variety of work within strict deadlines and the related stress.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job.

Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.Job Evaluation Activity: Evaluated 2004 SMPAdditional Job DescriptionF3 Full time