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US Financial Planning & Analysis
Sr. US FP&A Analyst
As part of the U.S. Financial Planning and Analysis team, creates, reviews, and analyzes budgets for assigned business units; ensures expenses are managed within their approved budgets; advises assigned groups on compliance, regulatory policies and requirements related to budgets.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Serves as point of contact for business units; acts as a department liaison and a financial liaison for internal departments; assists assigned groups with budget software and technical issues; provides system training for staff as needed
Monitors actual expenses and provides variance explanations for significant differences between actual expenses and the budget/forecast; reviews and analyzes budget expenses for compliance and regulatory issues; corrects account and budget center postings; prepares, reviews, and reconciles expenses; advises about availability of funds and proper usage of funds
Assists in the development of budgets and reviews for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives
Prepares monthly forecasts; prepares month to date, quarter to date, and year to
date variance explanations; conducts meetings with leaders of assigned groups to discuss and review budget reports; provides recommendations for reclassification of expenses and variances
Develops and provides appropriate reports and metrics to support informed decision making; continuously reviews, recommends and implements improvements that will increase the value of reports for management
Orients, trains, and provides guidance to lower level analysts
Travels as needed
Recommends improvements to processes and procedures to streamline activities, enhance service turnaround time, improve productivity, and improve quality
Performs other related duties as assigned
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or a related field
Five years of professional job-related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Insurance industry experience (preferred)
Job Knowledge & Skills
Strong knowledge of budgeting and expense management
Proficient in Microsoft Office with intermediate skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
In depth knowledge of budget system in order to assist assigned groups and other analysts
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Excellent analytical skills
Understanding of business fundamentals and an understanding of quantitative business-based analysis and metrics
Knowledge of accounting procedures and familiarity with IRS regulations
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact with management, internal, and external customers
Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust
Business and Financial Acumen, Composure, Decision Quality, Functional/Technical Skills, Presentation Skills, Time Management, Written Communications
Aflac is known for treating our employees exceptionally well. As one of the leaders in the insurance industry, we’re able to offer one of the most comprehensive health benefits packages available in corporate America, including free coverage from one of our pioneering insurance products, the Aflac Cancer policy. Our employees also enjoy a host of other benefits, including advancement opportunities, opportunities for continued education and professional development, merit increases and performance bonuses, profit-sharing 401(k), stock purchase plans, and many more.