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Sr Financial Analyst – Process Improvement & Data Analytics in Philadelphia, PA at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally.

SUMMARY

This position is an excellent opportunity to work closely with various finance units, including external and internal financial reporting, reinsurance, investments and financial systems departments, on a wide variety of continuous improvement projects and processes. Successful candidates will receive competitive compensation, the challenge of working across many departments, a vast variety of experiences and the opportunity to work in this world recognized leader in the insurance industry. We offer an opportunity to learn about both the organization and the industry while applying accounting, finance, reinsurance and actuarial concepts and theories.

RELATIONSHIP & SCOPE

The Senior Financial Analyst of Process Improvement & Data Management will generally report to the AVP of Process Improvement and will be responsible for designing and implementing technical solutions for various process improvement initiatives across the finance function, as well as assist the VP of Data Management & Process Improvement with various finance data management and analytics initiatives. This candidate will interact with a diverse group of internal personnel, including other financial professionals, divisional leadership, technology experts, and functional staff to interpret financial data and operational performance.  

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluate existing processes and develop technical solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness while adding value to the organization through enhanced analytics.
  • Work closely with project leads, functional owners, and technology experts to execute detailed project plans.
  • Standardize processes, deliverables, and technology/data utilization across various areas of finance.
  • Work closely with Financial Systems team on systems implementation and integration efforts.
  • Work closely with Finance Data Management team to implement data analytics capabilities throughout existing finance processes.
  • Research financial drivers, variances and out-of-balances by querying system databases, analyzing PeopleSoft accounts and reports, and communicating with business contacts.
  • Prepare and maintain various financial statements and analytical reports that track business specific financial metrics.
  • Support CFO’s and business leaders via research and analysis of business performance.
  • Create financial models for ad hoc business requests and special projects.
  • Ownership and maintenance of various business deliverables and analytical tools.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, major in Accounting, Finance, or MIS
  • 3+ years of accounting, financial reporting, or MIS experience
  • Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail and an ability to perform complex analyses
  • Mastery of end user applications (e.g., Microsoft products such as Excel/Word/Access)
  • Strong ability to learn new systems (knowledge of TM1, PeopleSoft, and Cognos a plus)
  • Proven ability to transform inefficient processes utilizing technology
  • Insurance experience, preferably experience working with a commercial P&C, Life, or A&H carrier
  • Public Accounting experience and CPA designation a plus

Required Personal Skills:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to identify priorities and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels throughout a large organization
  • Enthusiastic self-starter
  • Demonstrates integrity and dedication

Chubb offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health and dental, vision, a generous retirement savings plan, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and business casual dress. At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.