at UNUM in Portland, Maine, United States
When you join the team at Unum, you become part of an organization committed to helping you thrive.
Here, we work to provide the employee benefits and service solutions that enable employees at our client companies to thrive throughout life’s moments. And this starts with ensuring that every one of our team members enjoys opportunities to succeed both professionally and personally. To enable this, we provide:
+ Award-winning culture
+ Inclusion and diversity as a priority
+ Performance Based Incentive Plans
+ Competitive benefits package that includes: Health, Vision, Dental, Short & Long-Term Disability
+ Generous PTO (including paid time to volunteer!)
+ Up to 9.5% 401(k) employer contribution
+ Mental health support
+ Career advancement opportunities
+ Student loan repayment options
+ Tuition reimbursement
+ Flexible work environments
**_*All the benefits listed above are subject to the terms of their individual Plans_** .
And that’s just the beginning…
With 10,000 employees helping more than 39 million people worldwide, every role at Unum is meaningful and impacts the lives of our customers. Whether you’re directly supporting a growing family, or developing online tools to help navigate a difficult loss, customers are counting on the combined talents of our entire team. Help us help others, and join Team Unum today!
This is an expert level position responsible for providing leadership on highly complex activities and contributions across the finance organization. Responsibilities will include moderately complex data profiling, analysis and mapping with little to no oversight and exhibits a mastery of the tools and technical skillset subject matter expertise for their area of responsibility. The position will lead financial analyses with team members that serve to inform and ground business decisions and will collaborate with subject matter experts, provide quality financial analytics, and exercise judgment to drive optimum solutions for various financial and business issues within our operations. Responsibilities will include the development of, implementation of, and adherence to financial policies and procedures that will improve the overall operations, consistency, controls, process efficiency, and effectiveness of the enterprise.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
+ Seek out and maintain cooperative, productive cross-functional partnerships throughout the global enterprise.
+ Model positive change management, leading individuals and teams through new operating models and methodologies, creating opportunities for discussion and deliberation.
+ Responsible for data profiling and analysis to evaluate data sources to determine the best source for business information.
+ Build agility and resilience within the team to drive transformation.
+ Seek out opportunities to increase business knowledge and create visibility within the organization.
+ Direct maintenance of various systems and data assets that support the specific financial area(s) of responsibility.
+ Act as consultant providing financial support to business areas regarding conformance to corporate policies and procedures, technical inquiries, planning and forecasting process, and various tax and accounting issues.
+ Maintain compliance with corporate policies, procedures and controls and external regulatory requirements.
+ Lead and/or participate in business initiatives and projects.
+ Present reporting and analysis to management. Proactively identify and research unusual trends and make recommendations. Lead and/or perform analyses and forecasts.
+ Maintain integrity of data in various systems and data assets that support the specific financial areas of responsibility.
+ Analyze financial data, provide recommendations for appropriate action, and prepare related reports in consultation with business partner.
+ Direct resources and produce results to solve problems or issues.
+ Take ownership for the outcome of their team’s work as well as their own efforts.
+ Clearly communicate issues identified and recommend the most appropriate/effective solutions.
+ Maintain a strong, specialized working knowledge of Unum’s products, services and business processes including, his/her specific business area, the issues and technical skills required to support the area.
+ Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience at Unum that well prepares and qualifies the individual for the specific work to be performed. After September 2015 a Bachelor’s degree is required.
+ CPA, CMA or CFA certification preferred.
+ At least five years of comparable experience.
+ Strong understanding of the components of multiple financial statements and how they interact with one another
+ Experience navigating change in a positive manner.
+ Has mastered solid customer service skills while working effectively with functional area, team and other resources to complete assigned work while broadening contacts in other functional areas.
+ Highly motivated individual able to take independent actions to solve problems/issues with limited involvement from manager.
+ Manages multiple projects simultaneously with minimal guidance from manager.
+ Strong communication and negotiation skills. Adept at handling group dynamics
+ Intermediate to advanced EXCEL Skills
+ General ledger systems and reporting tools experience preferred
+ Proficient in Word and PowerPoint
Unum and Colonial Life are part of Unum Group, a Fortune 500 company and leading provider of employee benefits to companies worldwide. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, with international offices in Ireland, Poland and the UK, Unum also has significant operations in Portland, ME, and Baton Rouge, LA – plus over 35 US field offices. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, SC, with over 40 field offices nationwide.
The base salary range for applicants for this position is listed below. Unless actual salary is indicated above in the job description, actual pay will be based on skill, geographical location and experience.
Additionally, Unum offers a portfolio of benefits and rewards that are competitive and comprehensive including healthcare benefits (health, vision, dental), insurance benefits (short & long-term disability), performance-based incentive plans, paid time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match up to 5% and an additional 4.5% contribution whether you contribute to the plan or not. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of individual Plans.
Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.