Marketing Finance Manager

Farmers Insurance   •  

Woodland Hills, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 258 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Summary  

  • Assist Head of Marketing Finance in managing and controlling business unit financial activities.
  • Conduct complex financial analysis and develop reports to provide insight to business operations.
  • Work closely with management in managing and reporting on special projects.
  • Train financial analysts and senior financial analysts.  

Essential Job Functions  

  • Supervises assigned personnel.
  • Consolidate monthly budget variance analysis and forecasting reports, provide recommendations and present it to management.
  • Consolidate monthly key performance indicator metrics reports and provide analysis on trends and drivers.
  • Review and improve financial and business models to provide the business additional insight to make decisions on improving the business.
  • Review special projects and initiatives to provide critical feedback to business partners.
  • Evaluate annual financial plan for correct linkages to the strategic and tactical business plans.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports, analysis and conduct special projects as necessary.
  • Analyze underlying business factors that drive expenses within the department.
  • Conduct financial review of vendors and review Capital Appropriation Proposals.
  • Lead process improvement projects.
  • Promotes safety at all times and complies with safety/ergonomic standards as outlined in relevant company published manuals.
  • Manage department wide operational projects and initiatives as needed.

Physical Actions     Required job duties are essentially sedentary in nature, consisting of occasion walking, standing, lifting and/or carrying ten pounds maximum, seeing, speaking, and hearing.     Physical Environment     Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment.     Education Requirements  

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.

Experience Requirements  

  • External candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience including 1 year as an Accounting or Finance Supervisor.
  • The same time-on-job requirement is preferred for internal candidates.  

Special Skill Requirement  

  • Advanced Excel skills including working knowledge of pivot tables, macros and functions.
  • Working knowledge of Access software.
  • Proficient in applicable business software such as Business Objects, SAP and Mobius.