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Zurich NA Sr. Financial Systems Analyst in Schaumburg, Illinois

Sr. Financial Systems Analyst


Zurich is currently looking for a Senior Financial Systems Analyst to work out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

The Senior Financial Systems Analyst is responsible for acting as a liaison between Finance and Actuarial, business and service units and IT in implementing, maintaining and updating core financial systems that support the organization.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the business in the development of new or changes to financial processes and reports

  • Act as a point of contact for financial systems and processes, working as a conduit between finance, IT and the Business Units and support functions as required

  • Contribute to the delivery of the Financial Accounting and Reporting organizational goals through close work with the team and across other areas of Finance and Actuarial and the business ensuring outputs are robust and completed in a timely manner

  • Participate, lead or guide the successful implementation of small, or low/medium complexity local projects, sub-projects or phases of a larger projects

  • Develop a good working knowledge of key business processes and application of accounting principles; act as a subject matter expert for any queries relating to financial systems and processes

  • Support in the delivery of robust, timely information relating to all aspects of financial performance in order to enhance business decision making

  • Identify and implement process improvements utilizing analytics and automation technology such as RPA, Alteryx and Microsoft 365 Power Apps and Power Automate

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice with 4 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance areaAND

  • Experience with accounting and financial reporting, general ledger and reporting tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Insurance industry experience

  • Project management experience

  • SAP experience


  • Strong Microsoft 365 experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Schedule: Full Time

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