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Zurich NA Finance Performance Associate in Schaumburg, Illinois

Finance Performance Associate


Zurich is currently looking for a Finance Performance Associate to work out of our North American head-quarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

The Finance Performance Associate will be leveraging basic financial information and analysis to highlight financial results to provide recommendations to address areas for concern on a legal entity basis.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a strategy to manage financial statement filings

  • Providing robust, timely information relating to all aspects of financial reporting

  • Acting as a point of contact for the External Reporting team for financial statement queries

  • Supporting the annual and quarterly statement financial close process

  • Providing basic financial analysis and support to internal and external customers

  • Developing a basic working knowledge of relevant financial results, act as a subject matter expert for any queries relating to assigned legal entities

  • Understanding statutory filings requirements to ensure deadlines are met

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and No prior experience required in the Finance areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Finance areaAND

  • Experience with one or more of the following: general ledger, financial reporting systems or treasury workstation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sound knowledge of accounting and/or financial reporting

  • General ledger experience

  • SAP and/or Wings experience

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Vets

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 05/09/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190003N2

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.