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Lead Financial Analyst / Financial Analyst STP, Strategic Decision Support

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance offers international insurance policies that protect people’s most valuable assets.

Advance your Finance and Accounting career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company!

As an analyst on the Global Retail Markets Financial Planning & Analysis (GRM FP&A) team, you will support the overall planning and governance process for GRM, a $28B global organization with presence in over 16 countries.

As an analyst on the Strategic Decision Support team, you will support complex financial and operational analysis in support of business objectives and strategy, as well as provide transparency into the calendar year financial impacts of our strategic decisions. You will be a critical part of helping the GRM President and GRM Chief Financial Officer run and manage the overall GRM business. This includes connecting strategy to financial plans, assessing business performance results, raising critical issues or opportunities, and addressing key questions and financial analyses needed to drive valuable insights. Additionally, this role will be responsible for building out the governance function for strategic investments and expense management to ensure that GRM is able to achieve its long-term goals. You will design the process, set the standards, and facilitate the strategic trade-off discussions with the GRM leadership team for all major strategic investments. For expense management, you will coordinate with Corporate & Corporate Functions (IT, Real Estate, Talent, Procurement) on major corporate expense initiatives, assess broadly where GRM is at in achieving its expense goals, work with Regional CFOs to ensure plans are in place to achieve expense targets, and champion an expense conscious mindset that will be critical in helping GRM achieve a competitive structure. This role will need to be able to build strong relationships and work closely with key roles across the organization including Regional FP&A, GRM Strategy, Global Capital & Risk Management, and Corporate Finance.

The ideal candidate for this role has strong financial planning experience, broad strategic thinking capabilities, experience working within a global and cross-functional scope, ability to collaborate well with others, comfort in critical thinking, challenging and asking the right questions, and the ability to interface and influence senior leadership.

This a range posting. Candidates will be considered for the appropriate level depending upon experience and qualifications.

The compensation for this role is dependent on experience and geographic location of candidate.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and enable the GRM President and GRM Chief Financial Officer to effectively understand and manage the financial performance of Global Retail Markets; Provide clear overall understanding of GRM business performance and the financial narrative for external presentations to board of directors, investors, and the overall organization
  • Set & communicate planning guidance and targets that need to be met by regions & functions; Ensure alignment of regional and functional plans to strategic targets; Work closely with Regional CFOs, GRM Strategy, and Global Capital & Risk Management to connect strategy to financial plans and build a broad perspective across region of GRM’s expected business performance
  • Design, structure, and set bonus plans for regions and functions to align annual incentives for profit and growth. Execute on annual bonus planning including setting scales, forecasting, accrual analysis, and exception management
  • Design the business case process, set the standards, and facilitate executive leadership decisions on trade-offs and considerations for large, strategic investments; Ensure ongoing accountability exists for delivering expected results from key strategic investments. Liaise with regional FP&A leaders to ensure alignment with governance and monitoring protocols
  • Govern GRM’s progress in achieving its long-term expense goals of 1pt reduction per year. Create focus and ensure that regional CFOs have defined plans in place to achieve targets. Champion an expense conscious mindset that will be critical in helping GRM achieve a competitive structure. Partner with Corporate stakeholders (IT, Real Estate, Talent, Procurement) on major expense initiatives that support GRM achieving its long-term expense goals.
  • Establish and foster strong connections with regional Finance and FP&A teams to effectively collaborate and build a deep understanding of financial performance
  • Bachelor`s degree (Finance or Accounting) required.
  • Advanced degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years of finance experience.
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail in a fast-paced work environment and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously to drive results.
  • Communicates well with own team and across organizational boundaries to ensure the successful completion of shared goals.
  • Comfortable leading meetings and able to communicate issues and trends to senior management and other groups at the appropriate level of detail.
  • Solid understanding of Finance Tools and Analytical Methods.

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That’s why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you’ll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession. 

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the “100 Best Places to Work in IT” on IDG’s Insider Pro and Computerworld’s 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Women and one of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance offers international insurance policies that protect people’s most valuable assets.

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