Sr Manager Financial Research & Planning

Asurion Corporation   •  

Nashville, TN

Industry: Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 346 days ago

The candidate must be customer centric and self-sufficient and be able to balance the demands of delivering results in the short term while helping steer the company deliver its long-term business model.


  • Lead a high-functioning team.
  • Provide strategic financial leadership to the business on operational performances and processes. 
  • Serve as key business partner to the customer solutions teams supporting multiple of business.
  • Conduct in depth analysis on functional projects.
  • Presentation of financial results/reports to financial & non-financial audiences.
  • Deliver all aspects of financial planning, forecasting, analytics and reporting to included monthly actuals, quarterly rolling forecast and annual operating plans in support of the Soluto customer solutions team. 
  • Work with business partners to design/execute business and accounting solutions to complex issues. 
  • Assist in directing strategic required actions, across multiple functional initiatives which deliver value to Asurion and assurances that these benefits are driven into the P&L in a timely manner.
  • Own business scenario modeling related to product design and execution that includes responsibility for process and compliance support and key controls implementation and monitoring.
  • Provide financial and operational driver and analytical insights in helping drive the business partner’s success.
  • Drive automation of financial and operational reporting processes.
  • Oversee the development of flash and dashboard reports.
  • Drive in developing short and long-term goals and objectives, including cost saving initiatives.


  • Maintain a high level of morale and energy, within the FP&A team, and ability to point to previous experiences where they have “energized” a team to perform and deliver against stretch expectations.
  • Ability to establish a high degree of accountability across their organization through both performance measurement and clear communications.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills with ability to deliver strategic messages to senior leadership level positions.


  • A proven track record of academic and professional excellence.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA, CPA, or CMA viewed favorably.
  • 7+ years’ experience in a high growth or transformational environment with similar responsibilities.  Experience in call center or operations environments a strong plus.
  • Ability to drive projects to closure.
  • Deep financial planning, data mining, and modeling expertise.
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.



  • A self-directed individual with a strong ability to manage ambiguity and who adapts readily and easily to changes in priorities and business conditions.
  • An individual who is self-confident, competent, outgoing, and independent with a straight forward personality and strong executive presence.
  • Entrepreneurial appreciation; talent for leading change to achieve best results.
  • Fits well in an environment that rewards bright, self-starting, energetic, and action-orientated managers with increasing responsibility and challenge.
  • Professional and personal integrity beyond reproach.
  • Comfortable working with very sensitive data and able to maintain a high degree of discretion.
  • Ability to excel in working within an open, flexible, results-oriented, performance based environment.
  • Ability to work with all levels of people in the company.
  • Proven ability in a “rapid growth environment”.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.