AVP, Financial Analysis

Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #59138

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

 

The Role

 

This AVP Financial Analysis position will be a member of the Financial Planning and Analysis team, specifically serving as a key business partner by providing and supporting the Group Protection (GPGP) business line. S/he will direct, lead, prepare, analyze and report on business line forecasted and actual results and provide management with a financial perspective for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility. This role offers high visibility working directly with Senior Leadership and has room for growth in a dynamic team with a great culture. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development of GP monthly & quarterly earnings forecast, memo and dashboard that includes financial statements, key performance drivers, analysis of key business trends and delivering explanations of earnings drivers and variances.
  • Directs’, leads, prepares, analyzes and presents on complex financial information and earnings across multiple basis of accounting and reporting for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Leads continued development of GAAP and Statutory Analysis, Forecasting, and Modeling tools.
  • Leads and performs complex GP segment specific responsibilities such as loss ratio analysis, interest margin analysis, goodwill analysis, and financial plan assistance.
  • Interact and communicate with Finance and GP business line financial management, including senior management.
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and directs strategic process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides subject matter expertise and support to the financial analysis team in the preparation and delivery of complex analysis of financial information including complex financial analysis for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging trends related to industry trends, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
  • Anticipates and proactively provides strategies/solutions to complex financial problems.
  • Evaluates financial information to develop and deliver more complex standard and ad-hoc financial analysis.
  • Prepares, analyzes and reports on complex financial information for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility. 

     

    Requirements

     

    Education

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent years of comparable work experience required.

     

    Experience

  • 10+ years of experience in Financial Analysis or comparable fields.
  • 3+ Years of managerial, supervisory, and/or demonstrated leadership experience including influencing senior management/critical stakeholders experience.
  • Relevant Insurance industry preferred
  • Experience working with Essbase, Hyperion and SAP Business Objects a preferred
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to adapt the communication of complex items to suit different audiences.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail and recommend process improvements.
  • Strong project management skills including critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop collaborative approaches. #LI-AE1

 

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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