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Senior Financial Analyst (Hybrid)

Chicago, IL, US

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

 

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

 

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.

 

We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary:

 

The Senior Investment Forecasting Analyst is a pivotal role within the Investment FP&A team, responsible for overseeing and enhancing the portfolio forecasting model. This individual will lead efforts in forecasting all components of total return, including investment income, realized gains and losses, and unrealized gains and losses. The ideal candidate will bring a deep understanding of financial markets, strong analytical capabilities, and experience in investment portfolio analysis.

 

This position is a hybrid role based out of our Chicago office, meaning your schedule may consist of time in an office setting and time working remotely from your home. The hybrid model is intended to provide greater flexibility – and will mean something different to each team, job and employee. Office presence is driven by the nature of the work and team needs. You’ll work from home for the remainder of the time you’re not in the office. This position is eligible for a monthly connectivity reimbursement to offset the costs of internet and phone expenses.

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Own the regular operation and maintenance of the investment portfolio forecasting model in Moody’s GGY Axis to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and relevance under changing market and portfolio conditions
  • Conduct detailed forecasts of all components of total return, including investment income and realized and unrealized gains and losses, leveraging quantitative techniques and financial analysis
  • Analyze large datasets to identify trends, opportunities, and risks within the investment portfolio; provide insightful analysis to support investment decisions and strategy
  • Assist in the preparation of comprehensive reports and presentations to senior management explaining forecast results, attribution from actuals, and implications on investment strategy
  • Work closely with Investment and Enterprise risk management, portfolio managers, and other FP&A teams to align forecasts with overall business objectives and capital requirements
  • Stay abreast of market trends, economic indicators, and other relevant information that may impact investment forecasts; incorporate macroeconomic scenarios and portfolio strategy analyses into forecast models
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of all forecasting results and activities
  • Implement model updates and keep detailed change logs
  • Foster a collaborative, matrix-oriented team environment that encourages innovation and continuous improvement

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job does not have supervisory duties.

Education and Experience:

    

  • Proven expertise building and maintaining financial forecasting models (required) specific to investment returns (preferred)
  • Proficiency with financial modeling software and advanced Excel, MS Office skills (required)
  • 4-year degree in finance, economics, statistics, or related field (preferred)
  • Direct experience in quantitative or statistical modeling for investment or financial analysis (preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets, investment strategies, and portfolio management principles

Functional Skills:

 

  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Strategic thinker with a proactive approach to identifying risks and opportunities.
  • Strong working knowledge of financial and accounting concepts. Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and quality. High degree of professionalism and integrity.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to convey complex information clearly and persuasively to diverse audiences both technical and non-technical.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Efficient time management and organization skills. Adaptable and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Technical Skills:

 

  • Experience with Moody’s GGY Axis actuarial software extremely desirable
  • Power BI experience highly desirable
  • Programming experience in SQL, Python, R, Matlab or other analytical languages desirable

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

 

  • No Certification, License or Registration is required for the job.

Notes:

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Compensation offered for this role is $70,500.00-$110,600 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

 

Good Hands. Greater Together. ℠

 

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit https://www.allstate.jobs/benefits/

 

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

 

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

Competitive salary Connectivity reimbursement Generous paid time off Generous paid time off policy Medical and dental insurance Monthly connectivity reimbursement Paid Time Off Paid time off policy Pension Time off Time off policy Total Rewards package Training Tuition Assistance

Skills

Accounting Actuarial Analysis Analytical Communication Compliance Continuous Improvement Excel Finance Financial analysis Financial Markets Financial modeling Forecasting Innovation Insurance Interpersonal Investigation Investment portfolio analysis Modeling MS Office Organization Power BI Problem-solving Programming Python Quantitative Techniques R Risk Management SQL Statistical modeling Statistics Technical Telematics Time Management Training Written communication

Tasks
  • Analyze large datasets for trends and risks
  • Collaborate with various teams for alignment on forecasts
  • Communication
  • Conduct detailed forecasts of total return components
  • Investigation
  • Maintain investment portfolio forecasting model
  • Prepare reports and presentations for senior management
  • Stay updated on market trends and economic indicators
  • Supervisory duties
  • Training
Education

Accounting Business Economics Statistics

Restrictions

Eligible for a monthly connectivity reimbursement Hybrid role (office and remote work) Monthly connectivity reimbursement

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9