Zurich NA Sr. Financial Performance Analyst in Schaumburg, Illinois

Sr. Financial Performance Analyst


Zurich is currently lookingfor a Senior Performance Analyst to work out of our North Americanhead-quarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

The Senior Performance Analyst acts as a liaison betweenbusiness and finance by providing detailed financial analysis to supportdecision making for the Business Unit. The role spans across all Market Facing Units and Function, providingfinancial support and expertise.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Working with business to develop business strategy and otherinitiatives through provision of advanced financial analysis and modelling

  • Delivering robust, timely information relating to all aspectsof financial performance in order to enhance business decision making

  • Leading the preparation of key messages, reporting andfinancial analysis to brief leadership teams on projected outcome of specificinitiatives

  • Leading the production of all regular benefit tracking forkey initiatives within the relevant region/segment to ensure delivery offinancial targets

  • Acting as a point of contact for business for all mattersfinancial, acting as a conduit between finance and the Business Units andsupport functions as required

  • Developing the annual budget/plan and forecast by closelyworking with the business. Ensure outputs are robust and completed in a timelymanner.

  • Preparing analysis and commentary for all group projectreporting requirements and be a first point of contact for all queries relatingto financial projections to ensure all project deliverables are met

  • Leading the production of profitability reporting on behalfof the region/segment, monitoring performance trends by product/line ofbusiness to highlight any material under or over performances

  • Leading the development of new reporting initiatives for theregion/segment in order to provide additional, deeper insight on performancetrends to facilitate enhanced decision making

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’sDegree in Accounting or Finance and 8 or more years of experience in theAccounting or Finance areaOR

  • HighSchool Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in theAccounting or Finance area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’sDegree in Accounting, Finance, Math or the Sciences

  • Financial statement analysis experience

  • Insurance industry experience

  • Project management experience

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Technology experience related to one or more ofthe following areas: financial reporting systems, Business Objects or similarquery tools

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Imagine working for a companythat truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, andcommunities they serve.

Imagine working for avalues-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the bestglobal insurance provider in the world.

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

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 09/06/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000687

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.