About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.

Financial Analyst

Company Information
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.

Job Summary
Under Moderate Supervision, responsible for less complex financial analysis and preparing a variety of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and/or accounting reports.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Prepare, evaluate and complete less complex internal and/or external financial and operational reports.

Prepare less complex adhoc reporting.

Perform preliminary meaningful analysis and interpretation of trends and variances in business performance.

Use identified tools to obtain and compile data necessary to create less complex financial reports and analysis

Synthesize and present exhibits, results, observations, recommendations to direct manager and/or team members.

Complete less complex financial activities for various lines of business including journal entries and account reconciliations, implementing necessary corrections.

Complete components of less complex external financial statements and including, but not limited to GAAP(Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), SEC and STAT (Statutory Accounting Principles)

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Preferred majors include finance and accounting

Typically 1-2 years of related experience preferred

Working knowledge of Financial Analysis concepts and processes

Understands basic principles and terminology in order to understand and solve simple problems

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Intermediate analytic skills.

Working knowledge of accounting practices and principles.

B asic data utilization skills to access and gather data, including a basic understanding of what the data represents.

Basic written and verbal communication skills.

Intermediate time management and skills.

Takes responsibility for decisions and actions.

Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook).

Intermediate time management and basic project management skills.

Ability to identify customers' needs and takes appropriate action to meet those needs.

Ability to work well in tight timeframes and deadlines.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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