Company Name: Travelers Import
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
Location:
  • 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.

SUMMARY:
Senior level position, responsible for conducting and documenting complex financial analysis projects. Job may provide functional advice or training to less experienced financial analyst jobs. Or, may supervise day-to-day unit activities for a function supporting the entire organization. Activities impact the most complex expense and/or systems/operational projects dealing with reports and data management.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
¿ Support cost transparency via reporting process improvements to help all levels of management influence the consumption of technology services through an end-to-end view of IT Investments, consumption trends, and how they tie into business decisions
¿ Support ongoing evolution of cost sharing allocation process through clear alignment of expense with related IT services, and identification of levers / metrics that influence / drive expense levels
¿ Provide ad-hoc support for Line of Business (LOB) and IT requests around cost recovery methodologies and transparency behind the costs
¿ Produce and promote self-service reporting to show consumption-based rates by LOB
¿ Provide primary support for major Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) invoices tracking related to current & projected expense, including spend-to-date, current balance, and upcoming maintenance renewals
¿ Advance cost transparency by managing IT like a business: publish, socialize, & understand IT infrastructure unit costs to lay the foundation for IT service costing
¿ Drive linkage of the IT Service Catalog to financials

Produce accurate and timely monthly/weekly &daily financial reports,
variance analyses, ad hoc reports and modeling to meet area reporting requirements.
Provide financial and/or accounting expertise and act as project leader for teams addressing broad financial and/or accounting/expense issues.
Analyze and interpret trends and variances in business performance & expenses.
Handle large, complex projects and resolves difficult issues.
Act as technical resource to less experienced members of unit.
Recommend solutions for process inefficiencies.

EDUCATION/COURSE OF STUDY:
Typically has a bachelors degree in IT
Preferably has coursework and/or degree in finance or accounting.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Some financial analysis/accounting experience.
In depth knowledge of accounting practices and principles
IT background associated with Engineering, Operations, and/or Architecture
Demonstrated expertise in spreadsheet and database software and financial modeling tools.
Understanding of insurance products.
Advanced formal financial education preferred.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
Effectively articulates financial/accounting/expense reporting issues to team members, customers, management and external parties.

COMPUTER SKILLS:
Proficient in using company systems/processes.

OTHER:
Clearly understands how unit relates to the business supported and aligns work to support business goals.
Maintains a positive, achievement-oriented attitude.
Demonstrates initiative and innovation in achieving results.
Anticipates customer on-going financial needs.
Uses resources effectively. Is well organized and sets priorities to meet critical business needs.
Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills.
Able to work in a team environment or independently.

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