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Financial Analyst

Company: Verisk Analytics
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

This role interfaces with the Product leaders, Reporting, Controllership, and other Corporate Finance teams. The Financial Analyst should be a self-starter who can work closely with senior leaders, deliver superior analytics, and own complex deliverables. The responsibilities include:

* Providing support in completion of month-end close activities, compiling financial statements, completing variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliations, and preparing and posting journal entries

* Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.

* Lead monthly financial reviews with senior leadership team

* Develop financial projections and build financial models. Prepare models to support strategic decision-making.

* Understand key business drivers, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements. Perform research and analysis as required

* Work closely with the Billings team to ensure that there are no delays and revenue is accurate for the month.

* Prepare Ad-hoc Revenue and Expense analysis using pivot tables and v-lookups

* Develop and maintain financial forecasts and budget (monthly, quarterly, annually).

* Help prepare Senior Management presentations / meetings (Monthly Business Reviews, Quarterly Forecast review meetings, etc.)

* Ensure compliance with financial guidelines, company policies, and relevant legal regulations.

* 3+ years' work experience in financial planning & analysis, accounting, and/or corporate finance

* Bachelor's Degree

* Comfortable with P&L Management and construction

* Experience performing variance analysis against budget and forecast and writing explanations

* Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.

* Knowledge of Tableau/Power BI is a big plus

* Strong analytical mindset with attention to details and accuracy

* Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Should be able to present to the senior management

* Ability to work under pressure and within short time constraints in a complex system and business environment

* Basic Accounting knowledge

* Experience with Financial Systems: Smartview/Oracle Financials, Peoplesoft and nVision a plus

* Team player, able to work in a collaborative environment

ISO, a Verisk business, has been a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk since 1971. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, ISO provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information and analytics; compliance and fraud identification tools; policy language; information about specific locations; and technical services. ISO serves insurers, reinsurers, agents and brokers, insurance regulators, risk managers, and other participants in the property/casualty insurance marketplace. To learn more about ISO please visit us at: We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Consumer Privacy Notice

At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

Keywords: Verisk Analytics, Jersey City , Financial Analyst, Professions , Jersey City, New Jersey

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