Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis in New York, NY at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 2/6/2018

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    New York, NY
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Job Description

Primary Purpose:

This position is responsible for financial planning, analysis, and research as they relate to organization objectives of National General Insurance.  Development of financial models for executive-level decision-making, preparation of budgets and forecasts.  Development and analyzing of financial reports.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Manage key areas of the financial planning & analysis function, including the annual operating and capital budgeting process, the long term planning process and on-going forecast development.
  • Reconciliation/coordination of operational versus corporate finance reporting.
  • Oversee treasury/cash allocation process inside business operations.
  • Ongoing management/review of SG&A and spend plans.
  • Develop financial models; determine ROI, IRR and other significant financial metrics to provide recommendations to senior management.
  • Daily interaction with executive and operations staff on key performance metrics and resulting impact on company financials.
  • Operational and financial review of potential acquisitions.
  • Develop multi-year budgeting process to include quarterly adjustments.
  • Strategic analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual revenue, expenses and income.
  • Management of analysts across multiple offices.
  • Support the team in creating detailed forecast/planning timeline.
  • Lead board and regulator presentations.
  • Responsible for the supervision of financial analysis staff.
  • Other financial related analyses.



Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in finance or related field
  • 6+ years Finance and/or strategy experience or MBA degree and 2-4+ years in Finance and/or strategy experience.
  • 2+ years managing FP&A functions.
  • 2-4+ years of management experience. 
  • Expert use of Excel and experience with financial models.
  • P&L and expense management experience
  • Experience with insurance company loss reserving. 
  • Ability to analyze financial statements.
  • Above average interpersonal communication skills needed to interact with senior management



Desired Skills:

  • Insurance industry experience.
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Hyperion, Essbase or other Financial Software products. 
  • Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks and projects. Demonstrated ability to work well on a team and lead teams in other functions. Ability to adapt well to a changing environment.
  • Exposure to non-financial areas, (e.g. accounting, purchasing, payroll, etc.) would be beneficial.
  • Above average executive presence necessary to function effectively with multiple audiences.

Job Requirements


About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.