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Financial Analyst

Company name
Torchmark Corporation

Location
McKinney, TX, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Finance, Accounting

Posted on
Feb 04,2019

Valid Through
May 20,2019

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The Role

The Financial Analyst will assist in the development and on-going support of the planning and budgeting processes, procedures and systems. The position will entail a variety of responsibilities, including, but not limited to, providing assistance with budgeting, financial analysis, creating and producing management reports, and ad-hoc analysis.

Responsibilities

Support the development of integrated business and financial planning models leveraging systems and data from across the organization.

Serve as a resource to team members and applicable stakeholders on ad-hoc financial analysis assignments and projects.

Compare actual results to historical results, budgets, and forecasts; prepare and report insightful variance analyses to identify any risks or opportunities associated and use data to influence business partners and decision-makers.

Improve and standardize the processes for collecting, combining and validating the integrity of large data sets.

Identify and implement solutions for data gaps to enable creation of new financial reports, improvement and automation of existing reports, and easy analysis of data.

Consolidate and analyze historical financial information to produce accurate and reliable forecasts.

Required Skills

Effective communicator with strong interpersonal verbal and written skills

Strong customer focus ensuring resolution of issues while striving to create the best experience for all stakeholders

Proven analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, to prioritize and meet deadlines

Demonstrates initiative by proactively identifying what needs to be done

Ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate information to support decisions

Balances a high sense of urgency with presenting detail-oriented and accurate financial information

Required Experience

Bachelor degree in Accounting and/or Finance

Strong understanding of basic accounting and finance

Minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate budgeting, forecasting, or financial reporting is required

Expert level Microsoft Excel with an aptitude in systems and reporting required

Proficient at querying large data sets, report writing and presenting findings

Experience with Anaplan or other financial planning and forecasting software desired

Job Location

McKinney, Texas, United States

Company info

Torchmark Corporation
Website : http://www.torchmarkcorp.com

Company Profile
Torchmark Corporation is a holding company specializing in life and supplemental health insurance for "middle income" Americans marketed through multiple distribution channels including direct response, and exclusive and independent agencies.

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