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Manager, Financial Specialist - Technology & Operations Finance

Company: The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Who Are We?Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.Job CategoryFinance and AccountingCompensation OverviewThe annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.Salary Range$74,600.00 - $123,200.00Target Openings1What Is the Opportunity?Technology & Operations Finance has an opportunity to join their fast paced, dynamic environment. We are looking for a self-motivated, proven contributor to join the team providing financial support to Bond and Specialty Insurance Technology. Working closely with senior leaders, this position will provide strategic and operational financial support for the organization. Key areas of focus are financial reporting, financial planning and decision support, and financial management. This role will interact and collaborate closely with the Bond Technology SLT and their leadership teams, Bond business and finance leaders, and various members of our Technology & Operations Finance organization. Position does not supervise others, but may serve as a team lead.Primary Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesAssist in the design, preparation, evaluation and validation of complex internal and/or external financial and operational reports, both routine and ad-hoc.Perform and review analysis and interpretation of trends and variances in business performance, interacting with cross functional peers on a frequent basis. Validate analyses.Synthesize and present exhibits, results, observations, recommendations to cross functional peers and management.Accountable for tactical production of financial plan in support of the Business plan and forecast for the organization (annual, ongoing and long term).Apply basic accounting and financial concepts and controls to provide subject matter expertise in the development, implementation or enhancement of financial, operations and business applications.Identify, use and train others on appropriate tools to obtain, compile and analyze more complex data necessary to support more advanced financial reports and analysis, and provide input on potential tool utilization enhancements.Perform and review financial controls in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.Support supplier management by providing input to manager in assessing risk, reviewing contracts, and monitoring results.Other duties as assigned.Minimum QualificationsMinimum of 3 years of related experience.Education, Work Experience, & KnowledgeBachelor's degree in finance or accounting preferred.Typically 4+ years of related experience.General knowledge of Financial Analysis concepts, principles and processes.Job Specific Technical Skills & CompetenciesGeneral knowledge of the insurance business.Intermediate analytic skills.General knowledge of accounting practices and principles.Intermediate data utilization skills to access and gather data, including a basic understanding of what the data represents.Intermediate written and verbal communication skills.Intermediate time management/ prioritization skills.Intermediate ability to solve problems and suggest solutions.Intermediate decision making skillsIntermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook).Intermediate influencing of cross functional peers.Intermediate business perspective including an understanding of the political nature of the organization.Intermediate project management skills.Ability to identify customers needs and take appropriate action to meet those needs.Ability to work well in tight timeframes and deadlines.Intermediate ability to present material concisely.Employment PracticesTravelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/.

Keywords: The Travelers Companies, Inc., Hartford , Manager, Financial Specialist - Technology & Operations Finance, IT / Software / Systems , Hartford, Connecticut

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