If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.
The Financial Analyst Associate participates in the maintenance of and reporting from (and at times development and implementation of), financial systems and tools, processes, and models to produce financial and operational analysis, provide accounting controls, and support Division decision making and planning.
The Associate advises and recommends action based on interpretation of requests and/or data with the support of manager or senior staff members. Assignments can be specialized or general and are usually of a moderately complex nature with limited scope.
Prepare moderately complex analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual operational and financial performance results, forecasts, trends, and cost benefit analysis/projections, crossing critical business functions that may include sales, underwriting, actuarial, legal, shared services, customer service and operations, as well as outside business partners. Support Quality and compliance activities. Interpret requirements in order to prepare, review, and analyze moderately complex systems, accounting transactions and records, and reporting needs to support business functions. With support from manager and/or team members, compile, analyze, and interpret results in order to provide meaningful management reporting.
Maintain and perform (and at times develop and implement) data integrity checks, quality assurance and audit procedures for all assigned business processes.
Communicate and resolve financial and operational issues as necessary in consultation with appropriate functional teams for all assigned business processes. Participate in team/department/division projects.
Participate in the development, review and analysis of manual and automated procedures, systems, tools and controls. Participate in the development and implementation of new systems and tools, or enhancements to existing systems, to resolve problems or improve accounting, financial and data processes, and internal controls. Develop, enhance and/or maintain systems and reports to extract and combine data from a variety of sources; maintain databases; participate in the design and maintenance of performance measurement models to assist senior management in monitoring and analyzing operating performance.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
Experience: 2 - 4 years progressively responsible experience in preparation, interpretation and analysis of financial results, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience. Query/analysis tools experience preferred.
Professional certification required: None
Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc. and StanCorp Mortgage Investors, LLC, marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.
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