Assistant Director, Operations Finance

Hartford Financial Services   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 174 days ago

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Do you have a passion for analysis and critical thinking? Are you driven to use that passion to help others? This is your opportunity to give your passions and talents new purpose – all while growing your career – by applying them to meaningful work at The Hartford.



Assistant Director Finance

This role will be a member of Operations Finance and reports to the AVP/CFO Operations. This role will support Group Benefits Operations and will be a key member of their extended team. This position requires business knowledge and strong partnership with Group Benefits Operations, Capacity Planning and Resource Management team, GB FP&A, and Expense peers to provide financial support, strategic analysis, and business insight.  


Responsibilities include:

  • Be a Thought Partner: Recommend solutions and help drive business decisions; guide the customer towards solutions
  • Own the financials, apply a financial lens to customer inputs, and use metrics to challenge business inputs and drive financial efficiency
  • Participates in or leads Special Projects, as applicable
  • Performs monthly reporting and financial analysis
  • Partner with CCRM to develop multi-year outlooks incorporating volume drivers
  • Establish a regular meeting cadence with customers to provide business insight and strategic support
  • Develop analysis and commentary for monthly financial exhibits, including managed and allocated reporting
  • Ensure accurate accounting of financials including cost allocations and reserving
  • Develops operational metrics/reporting and analyzes trends; provides insight and identifies opportunities/areas to explore
  • Key participant over the next 3 years to support the Aetna integration including conversion, TSA and pass-through cost accounting and migration to The Hartford
  • Support and provide guidance to CCRM and Operations to enhance staff modeling and variability in driver inputs by product and segment









  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • 7+ years related expense experience
  • Strong Excel skills, TM1 skills a plus.
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, and performance driven? ability to lead through influencing.
  • Ability to quickly learn and assimilate new applications
  • Results oriented with the ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Critical thinker with proven problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written/presentation communication skills
  • Develop effective working relationships with business partners, and other expense partners.


Behaviors at the Hartford

  • Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our shareholders and customers.
  • Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.
  • Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.
  • Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself and others to achieve high standards and continuously improve.