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Closing Date

2022-08-11 23:00:00


Investment Finance & Planning - Senior Consultant (hybrid or remote)

  • About Us


    The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


    You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.


    Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight). Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.


    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. 






    Belfast/ Derry-Londonderry/ Strabane/ Remote, GB



    Your role in the team


    As a Senior Financial Consultant, the successful candidate will be part of a team working closely with the Allstate Investments function in the USA. It is an exciting time to join the Investments Expense FP&A Team, as the team is working to bring in top tier talent to help enhance the model infrastructure and operating model to provide best-in-class support to the business, with exciting long-term career paths in Investments available. The Investments Expense FP&A Team is primarily responsible for providing investment expense reporting and analysis, owning the expense forecast and plan, and consulting with business partners to support investment management business decisions. The team also plays a key role in vendor management, including planning, reporting/analysis, consultation with senior leaders, and more. The team is responsible for accurate expense allocations to Allstate legal entities and analyzing the cost per asset class as well as back-office overhead. The team also oversees the payment of department invoices and ensure that accruals are appropriate.  


    The Finance and Planning Senior Consultant is responsible for supporting the day to day activities of the Finance and Planning Team.  They are expected to manage his/her assignments based on prioritization, help to identify issues as circumstances merit, and provide recommendations for process improvement.  In addition, they should have an understanding of economics and financial statement reporting for investments. 



    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)


    • Financial reporting and meaningful analysis (including variance and trend analysis) to support business decisions
    • Forecasting and planning
    • Consult with business partners to drive optimal business decisions
    • Play a key role in enhancing the reporting and model infrastructure on the team and enhancing the value added by the team to the business
    • Be a peer leader in the organization and assist in developing junior talent




    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
    • A degree level qualification (or equivalent) in Finance, Economics, Accountancy, or similar discipline,
    • Minimum of 4+ years of financial analysis experience
    • Advanced analytical skills
    • Applicants must be willing and eligible to travel to the USA.


    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Experience working with data visualization software including PowerBI, Tableau or similar
    • Experience in Organizational Design
    • Experience in Business Process Re-Engineering and leading initiatives to implement same



    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.



    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities


    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.


    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.


    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.



    The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 12th August 2022

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