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Associate Manager Planning & Analysis - WSG0000Z

Roseland, NJ 07068
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Prudentials Workplace Solutions Group (WSG), which comprises Prudentials Retirement and Group Insurance businesses serving over 23 million customers, is seeking a highly motivated, process improvement oriented, and results driven FP&A Manager to lead the cost management consolidation process in support our Group Insurance business. The WSG Cost Optimization & Performance Measurement team is responsible for planning, forecasting, financial reporting, and business measurement for the Workplace Solution Group segment. 

The Associate Manager, Expense Planning & Analysis, position is responsible for analysis of results and forecasts for Group Insurances functional General & Administrative and Variable expenses.  The functional area support includes Operations, Technology & PMO, Product, and Financial Wellness in support of two managers and the director.  This role supports both management reporting and forecasting activities along with quarterly external reporting and analysis.  Responsibilities include analysis of monthly and quarterly results, functional leadership presentations, and coordination across the Business Partner Support team to understand the business drivers with attention to sharing information at the appropriate level with various Group Insurance Business and Finance teams.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Functional expense results validation, development of business-drivers analysis of variances, and communication of expense results, both forecast and actual, to multiple stakeholders; including Expense team partners, Planning & Analysis, Controllers and Corporate to facilitate Senior Leadership decision making and external results communication.
  • Produce actionable analytics, insightful financial information to facilitate transparency, executive presentations to communicate functional results and future projections, including business metrics such as Cost per Claim.
  • Track anticipated changes to the current year and multi-year forecasts.  Partner with the appropriate functional leads to ensure updates are executed in a timely manner and then communicated to various audiences
  • Create strong partnerships (Finance, Enabling Solutions, and Business) while gaining a thorough understanding of the key expense levers in each functional area
  • Participate in strategic projects and support adhoc requests as needed


  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related field, with a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Advanced degree, MBA or CPA preferred
  • Discretion to deal with confidential information
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking skills, with the ability to problem solve. 
  • Customer focused with strong communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate financial results.
  • Demonstrated ability to thoughtfully analyze data, assess and challenge results
  • Results oriented and attentive to detail
  • Self-motivated, proactive and strong time management and organizational skills
  • Agile and organized with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple demands.  Able to proactively anticipate issues, provide recommendations, and communicate key issues at the right level at the right time. 
  • Ability to focus on big picture and interconnectivity
  • Able to apply knowledge of company objectives, operations, and key business drivers and of finance to evaluate business performance and contribute to operational and strategic decision-making.
  • Possesses ability to derive key expense metrics and influence business activities to optimize cost structure.
  • Organizational awareness and knowledge of business partner strategy.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster the development of successful, strategic relationships with business partners.
  • Ability to thrive in a matrixed environment
  • Displays a Continuous improvement mindset.  Able to proactively identify, analyze, and improve upon existing processes for optimization and to meet new deadlines or standards of quality.
  • Innovation mindset with the willingness to challenge the status quo.
  • Uses appropriate applications and identifies opportunities to better leverage technology to complete tasks more efficiently and effectively.
  • Understands the need for a control environment and attention to detail.
  • Proficient use of MS Office suite.
  • Performs role of Finance as a Strategist, Catalyst, Steward and Operator.

@!*!Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-04-06

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