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Finance Manager in Chicago, IL at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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Job Description

Combined Insurance, a Chubb Company is seeking a Finance Manager to join our fast-paced, high energy, and growing company. For nearly 100 years in the insurance industry, our company has been passionate about serving our customers and providing them peace of mind and protection when they need it the most. Come build your career here, along with other positive, hard-working, talented professionals—just like you!
The Finance Manager is responsible for influencing business decisions by providing financial transparency through forecasting, planning, strategic planning, measurement, business case development, and internal controls.    The Sr. Finance Manager manages end-to-end Strategic Planning, Annual Planning and Forecasting processes and activities, in addition to managing monthly and quarterly actual reporting.
  • Act as a Finance Business Partner working with Officers/Senior Leadership in the identification and execution of strategic approaches towards financial processes and methodologies (e.g., planning, reporting), as well as proactive financial results management and communications
  • Analyze long-term impact of new or anticipated strategies and decisions and consider ramifications to the business
  • Supervise junior team members to ensure team efficiency and effectiveness
  • Act as a point of contact for segmental deliverables and ad-hoc requests
  • Provide support for management presentations
  • Enhance and maintain management reporting standards
  • Set up and perform control processes to ensure tight financial controls and proper mitigations are in place
  • Lead and assist various department and company projects
Forecast and Planning
  • Get full and deep understanding of our business, processes, systems and products
  • For each forecast and plan, discuss with segment leaders to obtain key assumptions, including changes and initiatives as well as their impacts
  • Update models and assumptions to be in line with business trend and strategies
  • Submit forecasting on a timely basis
  • Analyze and provide commentary on variances and trends
  • Put together forecasting analysis package
  • Work with actuarial department, segment leaders and management to conduct annual field comp deferral study
  • Responsible for other day-to-day planning and forecasting activities
Actual reporting
  • Review actual results, explain variances compared to forecast and plan, and provide analytical opinions to the management
  • Conduct and analyze deferral calculations and amortization quarterly
  • Analyze results and provide accrual input
  • Generate actual analytics and reporting package monthly and quarterly
  • Respond to auditors’ requests




  • Strong Microsoft Office skills and excellent excel skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding communication skills

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field
  • 4-6 years of public accounting experience, insurance experience a plus
As a Combined corporate employee, you have access to one of the most comprehensive benefit plans in the business, designed to meet your needs and help you reach your financial goals. Our Company is committed to supporting its employees with a comprehensive compensation package that is appropriate in the market where they work. Below are several of the many benefits we offer our employees: 
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Tuition reimbursement
A company-match 401(k) plan
Disability insurance
Life insurance
Employee referral bonuses
Combined Insurance is a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance products. With a field sales force and corporate staff in excess of 5,000 people worldwide, Combined Insurance meets the growing coverage needs of policyholders around the globe. We pride ourselves on being customer-centric, people-driven, accountable, performance-minded, and ethical. We invest in our employees and take the time to focus on their development, needs and career aspirations.
Our parent company is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 54 countries, the Company provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.
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