Finance Analyst II

Job Description

  
We are Farmers! 
  

Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

Want to learn more about our culture & opportunities? Check out farmers.com/careers and be sure to follow us on LinkedIn!

 

  
Job Summary 
  

Supports monthly processes including month end accounting close, budget/expense reporting, and Internal Control Framework (ICF) requirements. Analyzes, interprets, and projects financial data; develops recommendations to aid management in short and long-range financial planning, measuring profitability, and evaluating cost control performance; participates on cross-functional teams, delivering on and tracking progress on strategic and tactical initiatives; analyzes state and federal regulations to determine their applicability to the company; performs research on key competitors; analyzes financial records and reports; performs other accounting studies and projects as assigned. 

  
Essential Job Functions 
  

Performs research and analyzes various financial reporting, tax, regulatory guidelines and requirements delivering a summary of key issues along with recommendations to management. Participate on Finance and cross functional teams to deliver on strategic initiatives such as product development, systems development, agent/distribution and sales initiatives. Prepares ad-hoc reports, analysis, and conducts special projects as necessary. Analyzes existing workflow, ensuring efficient use of resources and participates in implementation of process improvement projects. Works with internal and external auditors, and state examiners. Researches and facilitates resolution of issues that arise. Provides guidance to fellow staff members regarding department standards and procedures.  

  
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 
  

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred in Accounting, Finance or related field. Six Sigma Yellow Belt preferred. 

  
Experience Requirements 
  

External candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience. The same time-on-job requirement is preferred for internal candidates.  

  
Special Skill Requirement 
  

See Accounting/Finance Department Competency Matrix for additional requirements. 

  

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 


Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 10/19/2019