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Financial Analyst

Company: Transamerica
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: October 13, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description Summary

Can you do high level analysis and tell the story of the data? Do you have strong communication skills and are comfortable interacting with various levels of leadership?

If your answer is yes, we are looking for you!

Job DescriptionWhat You Will Do: As part of the Finance team with Transamerica you will be one of the subject matter experts for retirement plan reporting. Use your expertise by conducting high level analysis to tell the earnings story. Help us increase productivity and quality of the work we do by driving process improvements.

What You Will Learn: In this role, you will gain exposure to Transamericas retirement products, while interacting with multi-functional groups within Finance and Operations. You will also have the ability to support different projects.

What Success Looks Like:

--- Extracts financial data from various accounting and information systems to perform appropriate analyses.

--- Analyzes financial data and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial result.

--- Determines appropriate methodology to prepare information for use by others.

--- Offers leadership and direction to others.

--- Exhibits a thorough understanding of business and analysis concepts.

--- Supports client reporting needs including client performance and compensation. Performs client analysis and trend reporting.

--- Participate in monthly accounting processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records.

--- Recommends changes to processes to improve and achieve greater efficiencies.

--- Utilizes a thorough understanding of the business to proactively develop financial reports, trending and results analysis.

--- Works effectively with other departments/divisions to ensure business issues are resolved for the success of the company. .

--- Solves complex problems in creative ways; Significant initiative and independent judgment required; makes varied decisions; Operates with substantial latitude for un-reviewed action or decision; Typically plans, conducts and supervises assignments, reviews progress and evaluates results; Exhibits leadership skills; mentors employees across teams.

--- Responsible for adherence to the company's framework of internal controls.

What You Need:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Recommended of 8 years experience, with degree.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting/financial area preferred (for example, investments, and insurance products, premium).
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, ability to handle multiple projects, willingness to take on new projects, customer service approach, highly analytical.
  • Work effectively individually and within a team, organizational and prioritization skills, effective judgment.

    What You Receive:

    A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. Its our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As youll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

    Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

    Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program


Keywords: Transamerica, Cedar Rapids , Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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