Financial Analyst - Entry Level
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As the largest finance department in the company, Protection Finance works across multiple areas to provide critical information that drives optimal business performance. We recommend innovative solutions that guide strategies and improve operational results. Our work includes timely reporting, critical analysis and essential financial projections as we interface with business leaders across the corporation.
Allstate Protection Finance currently has an opportunity for an Entry Level Financial Analyst in Chantilly, VA
Job Highlights (may vary by team):
- Analyze and communicate financial results for key products, markets and initiatives
- Develop compelling story lines, deepen client insights and recommend creative actions that guide strategy and operations
- Formulate financial projections to predict and track performance, diagnose potential issues and prompt corrective actions
- Ensure Protection Finance’s credibility and reputation of high quality (accurate, timely, relevant) financial measurement, reporting, planning and consulting
- Isolate key drivers, quantify impacts, and forecast implications to the business
- Prepare and help build storyline for financial updates
- Collaborate with business partners to identify emerging issues and assist in implementation of strategies
- Use analysis to influence and drive action within finance and our business partners by using fact-based, holistic and forward-looking perspectives
- Provide accurate, timely reports with financial insight to allow business partners to improve performance
- Develop effective presentations for small groups
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or related field.
- GPA of 3.2 and above.
- Excellent oral communication and time management skills are a must.
- Advanced mathematical and analytical thinking skills and a clear understanding of general business financial applications and formulas.
- The ability to predict market trends, analyze statistical factors, research trends and understand implications of surrounding markets.
- General knowledge of business area processes, including best practices in order to support the area’s projects, products and services.
- This individual will have exceptional written skills and the ability to understand and report on all forms of business statistical information.
- The ability to make decisions, solve problems and meet challenges in completing work.
- Strong skills in Word, PowerPoint, Access and especially Excel are required and experience with SAP and Hyperion is a plus!
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
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