Zurich NA Financial Analyst II in Schaumburg, Illinois

Financial Analyst II

Description

Zurich is currently looking for a Financial Analyst II to work out ofour North American head-quarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

The FinancialAnalyst II supports the Business Partnering function for an Operating Unit byleveraging basic financial information and analysis to identify and highlightkey trends to provide recommendations to address areas of concern.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Developing the business strategy in conjunctionwith other initiatives through provision of basic financial analysis andcommentaries

  • Providing robust, timely information relating toall aspects of financial performance in order to enhance business decisionmaking

  • Acting as a point of contact for business forsimple financial queries

  • Supporting to the annual budget/plan and regularforecast process, ensuring all reporting requirements are delivered in linewith Group requirements

  • Providing basic financial analysis and supportfor business initiatives and reporting

  • Developing a basic working knowledge of relevantsegments, act as a subject matter expert for any queries relating to financialperformance

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’sDegree in Accounting or Finance and 4 or more years of experience in theFinance areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or moreyears of experience in the Finance area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Insuranceindustry experience

  • Strongknowledge of accounting or treasury principles

  • Projectmanagement experience

  • Generalledger or treasury transactional experience

  • IntermediateMicrosoft Office skills

  • Technologyexperience related to one or more of the following areas: General ledger,financial reporting systems, treasury workstation, Business Objects or similarquery tools

  • Strongverbal 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 best globalinsurance 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 04/13/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800032H