Financial Analyst

US-TN-Nashville
Job ID
2017-7400
Category
Corporate Administration
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Acceptance Insurance is currently seeking a Financial Analyst to join our Finance team at our Corporate Office located in the Nashville, TN (Green Hills area). 

 

Job Summary:

The Financial Analyst is responsible for analyzing business results and trends, providing financial decision support, budgeting/forecasting and driving business results through the identification of productivity and process improvement opportunities. 

 

As a Team Member at Acceptance Auto Insurance, you will be part of growing organization that continues to evolve and positively impact the lives of our customers.

 

Acceptance Insurance offers a full line of benefits including: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Disability Insurance and Employer Matching 401(k) Program.

  

Company Overview:

Acceptance Auto Insurance is principally a retailer, servicer and underwriter of non-standard personal automobile insurance based in Nashville, Tennessee. We currently write non-standard personal automobile insurance in 17 states. We issue policies as a licensed insurer in 12 of these 17 states and are licensed as an insurer in a total of 25 states.

 

We currently lease and operate approximately 350 retail locations and a call center staffed with employee-agents. Our employee-agents primarily sell non-standard personal automobile insurance products underwritten by us, as well as certain commissionable ancillary products. In most states, our employee-agents also sell a complementary insurance product providing personal property and liability coverage for renters underwritten by us. In addition, select retail locations in highly competitive markets offer non-standard personal automobile insurance serviced and underwritten by other third-party insurance carriers.

 

Currently, business written from 83 recently-acquired retail locations in four states (California, Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada) is limited to policies underwritten by other third-party insurance carriers. In addition to our retail locations, we are able to complete the entire sales process over the phone via our call center or through the internet via our consumer-based website or mobile platform. On a limited basis, we also sell our products through selected retail locations operated by independent agents.

 

Learn more:

Visit us at www.acceptanceinsurance.com

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for analysis and interpretation of moderately complex financial information utilizing independent judgment and discretion, identifies trends, variances, and key issues and provides recommendations for adjustments
  • Provide analytical support to the organization and partner with departments to manage their financial performance
  • Monitor general ledger transactions for accuracy
  • Assist in annual planning process and routine forecasts
  • Deliver innovative, high value-added financial information to the management team for strategic decision making
  • Lead a broad range of ad-hoc projects focused on reducing costs and driving operational efficiencies
  • Identify areas for improvement in processes and reporting
  • Compile various data using Microsoft Excel/Access and Adaptive Insights as requested by management
  • Meet monthly/quarterly deadlines
  • Communicate with co-workers, management and others in a courteous and professional manner
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions
  • Perform various ad hoc analyses as requested

Qualifications

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Access
  • Knowledge of Adaptive Insights software a plus
  • Commitment to producing financial analysis with high first-time quality/accuracy
  • Ability to work well with others and understand business processes
  • Ability to improve upon existing processes and procedures and thrive in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, organized and able to multi-task across concurrent projects
  • Ability to work well with others and understand business processes
  • Proactive, solution-oriented and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work on different projects simultaneously

Years of Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in financial planning & reporting

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting or related field of study

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