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Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

Company: Olympus Insurance Company
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Director of Financial Planning & Analysis Full Time Senior Management Jacksonville, FL, US 3 days ago Requisition ID: 1173 At Olympus our goal is to provide best-in-class service to our agents and policyholders. We value the knowledge and experience that each team member brings to the organization. As Olympians we operate with integrity, respect, authenticity, adaptability, resilience, and a sense of unity. We are in this together, as employees, collaborators, and leaders. This is a great opportunity to make an impact on our organization as we continue to grow at our new home office located in Jacksonville, Florida. Position Summary:The Director of Financial Planning and Analysis position requires a high degree of proficiency in analyzing accounting, economic, and statistical data to assess financial risks and organizing solutions. Position will work closely with the executive leaders to develop and maintain financial forecasts including budget and cashflow, operating plan and other modeling tools critical to the organization's strategic decision making. The position will work with all business units to promote cost efficiencies through analysis of expenses, vendors, and processes. Work is performed under the direction of senior management, with considerable latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment. Position seeks technical guidance on unusual or complex problems or issues.This is an in-office position, located in our Jacksonville office.Essential Functions:The list of essential functions below is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this job. May perform other duties based on business needs.--- Assist in continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting including cash flows analyses, operating plan and modeling tools--- Coordinate and prepare the annual budget and quarterly reforecasts--- Support functional and business leadership with budgeting, forecasting, and analysis while assisting in driving efficiencies--- Complete financial analysis including: Comparison of monthly results to plan, forecast and prior year analytic review ---- Identify key variance drivers to explain variances to plan, forecast, YoY & QoQ. ---- Partner with management to provide perspective and insight on results, thereby increasing organizational understanding of financial and operating trend to facilitate decision making--- Provide financial modeling, financial analysis and valuation support for a variety of special projects that may include new business initiatives, external market analysis and other ad-hoc projects ---- Identify and drive process improvement initiatives to promote cost efficiencies ---- Manage multiple key vendor relationships vital to the organization and their related billings--- Administrator of corporate insurance programs including working with brokers to determine and place optimal structures with the most cost-effective pricing.--- Establish, maintain and oversee corporate expenditure policies related to travel, business expenses, corporate credit cards, and corporate vehicles--- Expense management including the review and approval of all company expenses to ensure that such expenditures have been properly budgeted for and to promote consistency and accuracy of coding in Concur prior to payment release - ---- Design, implement and monitor the process for the preapproval of expenditures for goods and services prior to purchase commitment or contract execution. --- Manage ad-hoc requests operational reviews/financial analyses--- Support the Chief Financial Officer and Controller in all aspects of commercial finance and business strategy--- Establish cross-functional relationships across the organization that promote collaborative approaches to business solutions with an emphasis on cost benefit analysis.--- Assist in special projects as needed for executive leaders, Chief Financial Officer, Controller, and Board of DirectorsEducation/Experience:---Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field; supplemented by 10 or more years' progressively responsible finance and financial analysis experience; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications listed above, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions to perform this job successfully.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:---Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)---Knowledge of NAIC Statutory Accounting Principles---Knowledge of principles and practices related to analysis and reporting financial data specific to an insurance company.---Skill in use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, and Excel)---Skill in adapting to a changing work environment, competing demands and ability to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events---Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret program related laws and regulations---Must be able to prepare clear, accurate and concise financial records and reports---Must be able to manage multiple priorities to ensure that deadlines are met---Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing---Must be a highly proficient Excel User---Reinsurance accounting and/or portfolio management experience a plus---Database programming (e.g. SQL) or report writing experience a plus.EEOC ComplianceWe are an equal opportunity employer and do not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

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