Company Name: Travelers Import
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
  • USA - Hartford Connecticut, 06101
Job Description
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities.

That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Travelers Finance Technology Team is seeking a candidate responsible for providing technical and analytical support for the development and ongoing support of financial performance management applications. The successful candidate will design, create and maintain models, reports and input templates used across the Enterprise to perform financial performance management functions. Additionally they will organize, prepare and present training users of the applications.

Working with our business partners, the candidate will also assist in the preparation of solution requirements as well as lead in the design and testing of reporting solutions prior to implementation into production. Communication with and understanding the needs of our customers are critical ensuring exceptional customer service to our business partners.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and possess a unique blend of Finance and Technical qualities needed as part of a fast-paced, challenging work environment requiring accuracy and timeliness to adhere to our customer¿s needs.

Individual will use their data analysis and technical skills to design, create and maintain financial performance management solutions which are needed by the Office of Finance to make decisions that drive growth, profitability and expense management.

Utilize technical and communication skill to prepare, organize and present training to users. You will be responsible for recording webinars and creating other training materials on a wide variety of TM1 topics ranging from general user training to advance report writing classes. Training forums range from self-taught, on-line sessions to formal classroom training. In addition, you will maintain a SharePoint site for distribution of training materials.

A bachelor¿s degree in finance, accounting or information technology

BS/BA degree. Some experience in Finance or related field a plus
Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel (i.e. macros, pivot tables and vlookups). TM1 experience a plus
Solid data mining skills. Knowledge of MS Access a plus
Accurate and detail oriented
Strong organizational skills. Can prioritize workflow and complete multiple tasks with competing deadlines.
Ability to research and resolve complex issues, think outside the box and streamline processes.
Effective communication skills with various levels of the organization. This individual will be providing training and presenting training materials.

Technical Knowledge - Demonstrates a solid knowledge of application systems analysis and of the systems area supporting the business functions. Has a working knowledge of the systems interfaces with the business operations work-flow and a conceptual understanding of the business. Proficient in the use of work station, LAN, and mainframe computer applications. Where appropriate maintains a basic knowledge of business trends. Sometimes requires assistance to perform tasks.

Business Knowledge & Partnership - Effectively contributes and communicates with the immediate team, systems staff, other business units, service offices, agents, and customers, through a collaborative style. Demonstrates ability to adjust priorities based on changing situations.

Problem Solving & Decision Making - Able to recognize and analyze problems and develop timely solutions with minimal supervision.

Team Orientation - Builds relationships with peers to achieve objectives. Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others¿ views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interest.

Leadership - Designs and tests systems, and/or system changes accurately to insure system efficiency, integrity, productivity, and maintainability. Communicates with business units when appropriate, utilizing solid written or oral skills in order to maintain system and/or product credibility.

Planning and Project Management - Able to coordinate project activities with other teams within ISD and business unit. Has some latitude for setting priorities and making decisions by using the general guidelines established by management.

Financial Awareness - Designs and tests systems, and/or system changes accurately to maintain and/or reduce operating costs for the company. May analyze business trends to enable the company to operate in a cost-effective manner.

Clearly demonstrated sense of urgency and bias for action
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to forge strong working relationships
Ability to work as part of a team environment and leverage other team members
Solid analytical/technical skills
Solid problem solving skills

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We actively promote a drug-free workplace.