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Nationwide Insurance

Specialist, Financial Business (IT Finance Shared Service)

Columbus, OH

As a team member in the Finance and Internal Audit department at Nationwide, the opportunities are endless! You can grow and learn in diverse areas across many disciplines such as Advanced Analytics, Investments, Actuarial, Accounting, Risk Management, Critical Business Advisor and so much more. Let Nationwide help create your career journey!

Internal Compensation Grade: F3
Required Experience: Typically 4-6+ years of relevant industry experience
Location: Columbus, OH (remote options available)
Job ID: 75358 | #LI-JM3

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Position Overview

Will work in the IT Finance Shared Service Organization supporting reference data updates and monthly journal entries. Great place to transition from Accounting or Operations areas into Finance.

Job Description Summary

Do you have a big picture point of view as well as a keen eye for details? Our success depends on staying ahead of the curve, making sure our businesses and leaders are on top of financial trends and changes. If you are a highly skilled business professional, who can develop and communicate financial information and forecasts, we want to hear from you!

As a Specialist, you'll conduct and document complex financial, budget and business-related analyses. In addition, you'll prepare forecast and trends analyses to support financial projects and business operations. You'll have opportunities to lead special financial business related studies, analyze complex budgets and forecast funding requirements. You may serve in an associate lead/supervisory role.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Makes effective decisions in a timely manner within the context of own assignments; drives to complete objectives with a full understanding of necessary achievements.

  • Communicates work output effectively; presents options for senior leaders to consider in decision making.

  • Treats others with respect and shares his/her honest opinion in a thoughtful way.

  • Asks the right questions to gain an understanding of the topic and attempts to get at root causes; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; shows ability to generate and recommend alternatives in response to requests by senior leaders.

  • Supports changes being employed to move organization toward the use of new technologies or into new endeavors; offers to be part of new changes within the organization.

  • Keeps informed of new methods and technologies that will affect and improve own work.

  • Supports the changes being put forth by the organization or senior leaders; willing to accept and see the benefits of change; offers suggestions to managers around the best ways to incorporate changes into the way we work.

  • Works to build knowledge of organizational structure and products to drive superior results.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Manager/Director. This is an individual contributor role.

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: Undergraduate studies in finance, accounting, economics or a related field; degree preferred.

License/Certification/Designation: Pursuit of CPA or other related technical insurance designation desirable.

Experience: Typically, six or more years related experience in finance, accounting, insurance or similar field. Product or business unit specific experience required.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: In-depth knowledge of statistical/financial analysis, financial statement and budget preparation, and enterprise-wide business operations. Knowledge of GAAP and statutory accounting practices and insurance/financial services business requirements. Project management concepts and techniques.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence. 

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions:

Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt)

Working Conditions: Normal working conditions. 

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.

Client-provided location(s): Columbus Metropolitan Area, OH, USA
Job ID: 4af9fe00fb92a7939544c04c4de3c488a81413e98cb68032f97583ae70d57727
Employment Type: Other