AVP, Financial Business Partner
Everest Global Services, Inc.

Warren, New Jersey

Posted in Insurance


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Job Info


Title:
AVP, Financial Business Partner

Company:
Everest Insurance Company

Job Category:
Finance

Job Description:

The Finance Business Partner will play a vital role in providing financial guidance and support to the organization. You will collaborate closely with various business units, including underwriting, claims, and operations, to optimize financial performance and drive strategic decision-making. Your expertise in financial analysis, forecasting, and business partnering will contribute to the overall success and profitability of the business segment.

Responsibilities:

  • Financial Analysis: Conduct comprehensive financial analysis of business segment, including revenue, expenses, and profitability. Identify key performance indicators (KPIs) and trends to provide insights and recommendations for improvement. Review quarterly financial results and provide challenge where necessary to ensure financial reporting is accurate at the business segment level.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Develop annual budgets and forecasts in collaboration with business segment leadership team. Monitor financial performance against targets and provide regular variance analysis, highlighting risks and opportunities.
  • Financial Planning and Strategy: Assist in the development of long-term financial plans and strategic initiatives. Provide financial insights to support decision-making.
  • Business Partnering: Act as a trusted advisor to business segment leaders, providing financial guidance and support. Collaborate on financial projects, initiatives, and operational improvements, ensuring alignment with overall objectives.
  • Performance Measurement: Establish and track key performance metrics to assess the financial trends and operational efficiency of business segment. Prepare management reports and presentations to communicate results and recommendations.
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Identify financial risks and opportunities. Develop strategies to mitigate risks and optimize financial outcomes, ensuring alignment with overall strategies.
  • Stakeholder Management: Build strong relationships with cross-functional teams, including underwriting, claims, actuarial, and operations. Provide financial insights and support in discussions, meetings, and strategic planning sessions.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously evaluate and enhance our financial processes and reporting to streamline workflows and increase efficiency.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with the finance team and other internal stakeholders, fostering a culture of teamwork and knowledge sharing.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. Master's degree or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFA) is a plus.
  • Proven experience (7-10 years) as a Finance Business Partner or similar role within the P&C insurance industry.
  • Strong knowledge of P&C insurance products, underwriting, claims processes, and industry-specific financial metrics.
  • Proficiency in financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and performance measurement.
  • Advanced skills in financial modeling, scenario testing, and data analysis (e.g. Excel or other financial planning tools)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Strong business acumen, strategic thinking, and the ability to provide actionable recommendations based on financial analysis.
  • Attention to detail, analytical mindset, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and Statutory accounting rules.
  • Experience with business intelligence tools, ERP systems (Anaplan, IBM Planning Analytics, and Oracle a plus).

Our Culture

At Everest, our purpose is to provide the world with protection. We help clients and businesses thrive, fuel global economies, and create sustainable value for our colleagues, shareholders and the communities that we serve. We also pride ourselves on having a unique and inclusive culture which is driven by a unified set of values and behaviors. Click here to learn more about our culture.

  • Our Values are the guiding principles that inform our decisions, actions and behaviors. They are an expression of our culture and an integral part of how we work: Talent. Thoughtful assumption of risk. Execution. Efficiency. Humility. Leadership. Collaboration. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
  • Our Colleague Behaviors define how we operate and interact with each other no matter our location, level or function: Respect everyone. Pursue better. Lead by example. Own our outcomes. Win together.

All colleagues are held accountable to upholding and supporting our values and behaviors across the company. This includes day to day interactions with fellow colleagues, and the global communities we serve.

Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Primary Location:
Warren, NJ

Additional Locations:

Everest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, genetics, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. As part of this commitment, Everest will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Everest Benefits at everestbenefits@everestglobal.com.

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