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Financial Analyst in Philadelphia, PA at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Relationship and Scope
This role requires a financial operations minded professional with an eye toward growth and a strong understanding of accounting.  It supports the Philadelphia Reconciliation Team in Global Treasury Operations.  The Financial Analyst will perform monthly and quarterly account reconciliations, document system/workflows, identify issues and coordinate corrections with various internal business groups, and will be expected to communicate issues to management clearly and accurately.
Critical factors to success include delivering results while maintaining a detailed focus, ability to take ownership and meet deadlines, effective team player with ability to work independently, willingness and desire to learn and develop, flexibility, orientation to customer service and the ability to thrive in fast paced environment.  
This position is responsible for the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of the duties listed below and is expected to interact effectively with other business and operational units across the organization.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare account reconciliations and research aged balances by running queries, analyzing data, and communicating with a network of business contacts
  • Interact proficiently and professionally with peers and more senior management to identify solutions and coordinate corrections for errors within the financial operations flows.
  • Successfully perform various tasks including data analysis, journal entry preparation, process documentation, and ad hoc projects as needed
  • Provide compliance documentation to direct manager in response to requests from the Financial Controls Unit to properly state account balances and impact on the balance sheet and income statement in addition to creating a plan for remediation
  • Continue to support departmental initiatives and play an active role with regard to special projects as identified by management
  • Enhancement of current operations and procedures, with a strong focus on continuous improvement of automation and evolution of best practices
  • Ensure all front-end business needs and customer service requests are addressed in a timely manner
  • Ad hoc project or team needs
Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business required, with a major in Accounting or Finance strongly preferred
  • 1-3 Years of experience in a finance or treasury operations type role
  • Working knowledge of end user applications (e.g. Microsoft Office products), with focus on Excel (including pivot tables and formulas), Word and Visio.
  • PeopleSoft experience a plus
  • Proven problem solving skills
Required Personal Skills:
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Team player with customer service orientation
  • Professional attitude, appearance, and demeanor
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic self-starter
  • Demonstrates integrity and dedication