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Join one of the largest auto and home insurance agencies in the U.S.!

Answer Financial is a member of the Allstate family of companies and a leading insurance comparison provider. We give consumers a single place to easily compare prices and buy insurance, both online and over the phone with an agent. Our success stems from an innovative, driven team of professionals, and our culture rewards their hard work. 

If you’re interested in joining our dynamic team, apply with us today!


Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis

Department: Finance & Accounting
Location: Encino, CA

Answer Financial is one of the original insurtech companies, established in 1997 and focused on delivering auto and home insurance through strategic partnerships on behalf of more than 30 insurance providers. Our insurance technologies and agency solutions complement industries including Banking, FinTech, Life and Property Insurance, and Auto Dealerships.

Today, it is a gateway connecting insurers with their target customers, whether through its insurance comparison platform and licensed agencies, or through Answer Marketplace, the nation’s first telematics-based mobile advertising network. Answer Marketplace connects insurers with millions of drivers through a network of auto-related mobile apps. Answer Marketplace™ is operated by Answer Financial® and powered by Arity. Both companies are part of the Allstate® Family of Companies. Together, they deliver the first mobile advertising network with audience targeting based on driving risk.

The Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis is a key contributor within Answer Financial. You will take a lead role in evaluating the Company’s performance and find ways to help the Company profitably grow in both existing and new businesses. The multifaceted nature of this role will also require you to interact extensively with executive management across the Company.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Drive ongoing monitoring, reporting and assessment of the Company’s performance with respect to financial, operational and strategic goals and initiatives
  • Evaluate the financial impact of current businesses and new business opportunities (including pro forma financial modeling and IRR/NPV analyses)
  • Be a key driver of the Company’s annual financial planning process
  • Prepare key financial reports, analyses and presentations for executive management and the Board of Directors
  • Be a thought leader by identifying and championing opportunities to maximize the Company’s growth and financial performance
  • Develop business cases to support executive decision-making and provide analytical support of pricing and expense reduction decisions

Qualifications:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (well versed in complex modeling, pivot tables, macros and charts), PowerPoint and Word
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills, in particular, understanding key financial and operating drivers of the business
  • Well versed in various valuation and statistical methodologies
  • Energetic and entrepreneurial approach and a strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility to perform and multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, or similar. MBA preferred but not required
  • 5+ years of investment banking, management consulting, FP&A, corporate development, or strategy experience
We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit package which includes day one health benefits, matched 401(k), and paid time off. 
 
Answer Financial is an equal opportunity employer.

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