Senior Financial Analyst

Prudential - Newark, NJ (30+ days ago)3.9


The Corporate & Other (C&O) Strategic Initiatives and Governance Unit is part of the C&O segment’s Finance team and is responsible for the financial reporting, planning and analysis related to the segment’s operating earnings, balance sheet and required capital. This group is also responsible for the governance and oversight of Prudential’s holding company cash activities related to capital transactions, quarterly dividends and all external / internal cash transfers. Additional responsibilities of this group include oversight of the Company's strategic initiatives impacting the C&O segment, the Company’s foreign currency and interest rate hedging programs, governance related activities associated with initiatives recorded in the C&O segment, the administration of Sarbanes Oxley and Model Audit Rule reviews and tax related matters for the segment. This group seeks a Planning & Analysis Specialist who, using a detailed understanding of financial reporting and analysis, will assist with preparing and reviewing key financial reports, support the quarterly forecast and close processes, perform forecasting and analysis activities, and effectively communicate key information to the group’s leadership. This position offers visibility to multiple levels of management and provides a unique opportunity to develop relationships and interact with associates across an array of corporate and business functions, including Treasury, ALM/Investment Finance, the Domestic and International Business Finance units, Corporate Management Reporting, Compensation and Benefits Finance, Finance Shared Services, Tax and other corporate reporting functions. This position reports to a Manager, Planning & Analysis.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with collecting and consolidating financial information and key drivers for forecast and actual results
  • Prepare schedules and analysis as part of the forecast and quarterly results review presentations
  • Assist in preparing detailed analysis of business results, key drivers and significant trends
  • Monitor and prepare reports for cash and equity transactions impacting the segment’s capital position
  • Initiate and implement enhancements to current processes and procedures
  • Seek innovative ways to integrate, analyze and present data
  • Assist with key projects and initiatives · Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required (CPA or MBA is a plus)
  • 3 to 5 years of financial reporting and analysis experience
  • Technically proficient, with experience using Clarity, Oracle, Excel and Power Point
  • Fully capable of managing multiple priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to produce clear, concise analysis
  • Strong organizational skills coupled with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities under tight timeframes
  • Strong financial acumen and thorough reviewing skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal growth and improvement
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders