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Associate Manager Planning & Analysis - WSG0001J

Hartford, CT 06103
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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 Associate Manager to provide cost management business partner and consolidations process support for our Retirement Business. The WSG Cost Optimization & Performance Measurement team is responsible for planning, forecasting, financial reporting, and business measurement for the Workplace Solutions Group segment. 

The Associate Manager, Expense Planning & Analysis, position is responsible for analysis of results and forecasts for Retirements Consolidated General & Administrative and Variable expenses as well as key business support for the Enterprise Administration, Sales and Strategic Relationship, and Investment & Pension Solutions organizations. This role supports both management reporting and forecasting activities along with quarterly external reporting and analysis.  Responsibilities include managerial oversight of offshore resources, analysis of monthly and quarterly results, senior management communication, and coordination across the team to understand the business drivers with attention to sharing information at the appropriate level with various Retirement Business and Finance teams.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate with Business Partners in development, analysis, and communication of quarterly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Understand how business drivers impact models, incorporating knowledge into forward looking output and analysis
  • Provide support for Consolidations Manager, I&PS Business Support Manager, and other areas as needed
  • Coordinate, direct, and review deliverables created by an offshore team, providing oversight, direction, and appropriate feedback
  • Produce actionable analytics and insightful financial information to facilitate transparency in executive presentations to communicate functional results and future projections
  • Provide pro-active consultation and prudent cost management support to business partners.
  • Participate in strategic projects and support ad hoc 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
  • Self-motivated and proactive with strong time management and organizational skills 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.
  • Able to apply knowledge of company objectives, operations, and key business drivers 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster the development of successful, strategic relationships with business partners.
  • Ability to thrive in a matrixed environment
  • Displays a continuous improvement and Innovation mindset.  Able to proactively identify, analyze, and improve upon existing processes for optimization and to meet new deadlines or standards of quality.
  • 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 companys 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. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.
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Posted: 2020-03-21 Expires: 2020-04-20

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