CFO Allstate Roadside/Finance Analysis Director

60290, Chicago
Oct 09, 2021
Dec 08, 2021
Job Type
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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. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, youll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. 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 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

TheCFO of Allstate Roadsideserves asabusiness advisorto strategically position the Business Unit for success. The CFO is an integral leader as part of the overall management team and is expected to bring his/her views to all areas of the business. The CFO is also part of the broader Allstate finance function and participates in talent development, change management, automation and other strategic corporate initiatives.The CFO of Allstate Roadside reports to both the leader of the Roadside business along with the CFO for Protection Products and Services and is a key leader in our finance function. He/she will be responsible for managing a team of talented professionals who utilize data and analytics to constantly improve the Roadside business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Influence business decisions by providing financial transparency through forecasting, planning, measurement, business case development, capital management and internal controls

  • Partner with theFinance and BusinessLeadership in the identification and execution of strategic approaches towards financial processes and methodologies (e.g., planning, reporting), customer service, overall team management and talent management

  • Provide an objective focus on execution and integration of Business Unit priorities, while managing expectations and successful outcomes

  • The CFO needs to be able to work with their teams to regularly develop clear and concise financial presentations of the drivers and levers of financial performance

  • The Roadside finance function develops competitive pricing for new business proposals. Pricing expertise along with efficient processmanagementis a core component of this role

  • Utilize data and analytics to solve business problems. This team extensively utilizes R, Python and Tableau to evaluate severity performance and analyze network solutions

  • Working with the roadside provider network and data science teams to implement complex routing approaches to maximize customer service and reduce the amount of time to complete rescuesusing data science and financial models

  • Participate in writing and presenting business proposals to Fortune500companies in the many different industries (automotive, rental, insurance, leasing)

Key Responsibilities Cont'd

  • Analyze long-term impact of new or anticipated strategies and decisions and consider ramifications to the business

  • Lead teams in understanding the link between Allstate objectives and their contributions and ensure team efficiency and effectiveness

  • Talent management is a priority at Allstate and every leader is expected to assist their teams in constantly developing new skills of the future to aid in development and opportunities for career progression

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has supervisory responsibilities. The teamis comprised of ~12 professionals working in both Northbrook, IL and Belfast Ireland. We offer a hybrid work environment and many individuals prefer to work from their home locations.

Preferred Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degreein Finance or Accounting;may also have advanced degree

  • 12or moreyearsof related experience

  • Management experience required

Functional Skills

  • Ability to design and establish financial goals and measures

  • Knowledge of general corporate finance,accounting and general audit procedures; demonstrates depth and breath of analytical expertise

  • Superior communication skills across multiple levels and mediums

  • Expertise in planning, forecasting and expense budgeting. Experience managing a well-functioning planning process for 3-year time horizons along with rolling forecasts

  • Experience managing a pricing team; involvement on RFP presentations a plus

  • Experience using data and analytics to make better finance decisions

  • Reputation as a trusted businessleaderin a finance related area build relationships withpeerswhile offering analysis and recommending corrective actions based on emerging trends

Functional Skills Cont'd

  • Ability to influence othersresulting in conflict resolution, problem solving and alignment

  • Independent thinker with a strong mindset

  • Ability to establish workflow, delegate responsibility, and allocate human capital to accomplish organizational objectives

  • Navigate ambiguity, prioritize multiple projects to meet business partner needs

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills manage shifting timelines, resources constraints and limitations while executing concurrent priorities and balancing tactical and strategic points-of-view

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.

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