Zurich NA Senior Performance Analyst - Direct Markets in Springfield, Illinois
Senior Performance Analyst - Direct Markets
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We are currently looking for a Senior Performance Analyst toserve as a key business partner for the Rental and Specialized Solutions teams within the Zurich Direct Markets business unit, providing the insight, inspiration and financial discipline required to support delivery of strategic objectives and financial targets.
This Senior Analyst will work with the Leadership Team to manage and analyze expenses providing expertise in premium acquisition, floor planning, expansion and entrance into new markets,as well as plan and forecast for new roles and strategic initiatives. A key aspect of the role is Scenario modeling and providing recommendations and solutions to enableeffective decision making with the aim of maximizing the performance of the business unit.
This individual will work to provide the expense reporting and data analytics on a regular basis requiring current, Intermediate experience in Excel and PowerPoint. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be an individual that is a skilled Finance professional with a keen understanding of P&L, good communicator (both written and verbal), critical thinker with an analytical mindset, able to handle highly confidential information, who requires minimal supervision and able tolead some activities on projects where needed.
NOTE: this position can be based out of one of three preferred offices: Overland Park, Schaumburg or Omaha. Remote work may be an option.
This Performance Analyst will also:
Understand Business Unit expense objectives and processes to make recommendations
Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders including business leadership and local finance teams to create smooth channels for communicating issues that may be of a sensitive nature.
Submit direct expense plans and forecasts utilizing the BPC Planning Tool
Analyze and monitor allocated expenses within the business, including review of Allocated OUE plans/forecasts by SSU
Complete Weekly Headcount review and notification of variances to leadership as needed
Manage the SAP cost center hierarchy and allocation structure for Direct Markets
Act as liaison between Business and Finance, as needed.
• Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance area
• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance area
• Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including Associate Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance area
• Insurance industry experience
• Project management experience
• CPA, CPCU, CFA or CTP
• Strong Microsoft Office experience
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
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
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Remote Work (US), AM - Overland Park, AM - Omaha
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
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