Overview

Job Location:
Chicago IL

Location(s)

Chicago IL

Details

Kemper is one of the nation’s leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper’s products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.

Position Summary:

In this highly visible financial planning and analysis role you will support Kemper Property & Casualty Finance team by creating management reports and presentations that translate data into meaningful information to facilitate tactical and strategic decision-making. The compilation, analysis and interpretation of financial data requires problem-solving mindset, attention to details and fact-based communication, so you will use your technical skills to design, develop, and implement management report and business applications to meet customer needs and goals.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support analysis of company financial performance, including both revenues, insurance losses and expenses. Interpret data and identify trends to help leadership understand drivers of results, make decisions, and develop strategy.

  • Working with different stakeholders, construct and maintain management financial and operating reports and models as tools to aid in data analysis. Conduct variance analysis using accounting data.

  • Prepare communications including reports that can be used for executive meetings, upper-level management reports and presentations.

  • Aggregate and organize financial data from multiple platforms and systems. Suggest procedural changes to ensure accuracy and effectiveness of models and reports used or produced by the team.

  • Document work processes, including data sources and definitions.

  • Regularly interact and coordinate with members of broader Kemper Finance team to address business issues and to meet organizational objectives.

Position Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of financial planning and analysis, corporate finance, or accounting experience.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, accounting, economics, or equivalent.

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.

  • Strong knowledge of financial statements (income statements, balance sheets and cash flows). Knowledge of Property & Casualty insurance P&L preferred.

  • Ability to present information in a visually appealing and easy-to-understand way.

  • Team player with meticulous attention to details motivated to deliver high-quality accurate work.

  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize work and deliver on tight deadlines.

  • Structured in thinking process and strong problem-solving skills, the ability to break down complex problems and find solutions.

  • Ability to cope with uncertainty, learn fast, motivated by new and complex challenges, continuous improvement mindset.

  • Knowledge of insurance concepts and products preferred but not required.

  • Knowledge of Workday, Adaptive and Tableau systems preferred but not required.

Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination. Kemper is focused on expanding our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts to align with our vision, mission, and guiding principles.  Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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