Sr. Finance Manager - Remote

60062, Northbrook
Oct 05, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
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The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary

The Financial Manager independently leads and directs daily execution of analysis and communication of financial results, facilitates achievement of business objectives with guidance with minimal guidance and anticipates issues proactively to identify business implications and recommends solutions. The Financial Manager is responsible for building financial team excellence and developing analysts.

This position is specifically responsible for leading the reporting, planning and forecasting of Ivantage financial, including developing monthly and quarterly results narrative and influencing leaders to achieve targets. This role serves as a business partner with the Ivantage senior leadership team to develop and execute on strategy to deliver profitable growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as financial advisor and expert, assisting Business Unit leaders and partners in a consultative manner and actively identifying needs in the areas of forecasting, planning, measurement, business case development, capital management and internal controls
  • Build and communicate convincing narratives and forward-thinking insights to help leaders understand results and anticipate/ understand challenges and opportunities for their business
  • Prepare the strategic and operating plans for the Business Unit and utilize forecast updates to influence management decisions
  • Lead multi-discipline project teams as financial advisor
  • Lead team members to ensure team efficiency and effectiveness (e.g., conflict/problem resolution, process/system improvements, resource procurement, supportive environment)

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has supervisory responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • 7 or more years of related experience

Functional Skills

  • High-level of knowledge of general corporate finance
  • Demonstrated depth and breadth of financial and analytical expertise
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and general audit procedures
  • Experience in planning, forecasting and expense budgeting
  • Reputation as a trusted business consultant in a finance related area to build relationships with clients while offering analysis and recommending corrective actions based on emerging trends
  • Independent thinker with a strong team mindset
  • Inspire a positive team environment and motivate others to achieve better than expected results
  • Organizational and time management skills ability to manage through ambiguity and prioritize multiple projects to meet and business partner needs
  • Effective communication across multiple levels and mediums
  • Demonstrated experience in talent and people management

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit

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