Finance Analyst (hybrid)

Date Opened: May 15, 2024

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

About 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.


Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight).


Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. 






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Your role in the team


We are seeking a talented financial analyst to join the 360 Finance team, delivering meaningful reporting, analysis and processes for a Fortune 100 company. We work with talented individuals who come together as a team to support the organization.


360 Finance have a 360° overview of the Allstate business with access to the latest deep analytics tools and knowledge base for actionable insights. We harness the power of diversity and inclusion for innovation. We engage with leadership providing critical analytics, financial projections, and advice to drive business performance.


As a Financial Analyst you will analyse financial results for key products, markets and initiatives. This position uses analysis to support creation of a compelling story lines to help deepen client insights. The successful candidate will work closely with the 360 Finance function in the USA.




Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)


  • Provide analytical support, consultation and influence for our business partners in helping them to make the best business decisions.
  • Produce timely, accurate, and insightful financial analysis (Reporting/Analysis/Plan/Forecast).
  • Analysis and preparation of expense, sales, and ad hoc data reporting for distribution.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual reports and presentations of a financial nature.
  • Maintain and improve relationships with other key Expense Teams in the organization.
  • Working closely with management teams and key stakeholders




So, what are the essential criteria to apply? 


  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in Finance, Economics, Accountancy or similar, OR
  • A non-finance discipline with an industry qualification within finance / accountancy, OR
  • 18 month minimum in a Finance/Accountancy role, AND
  • Experience running, manipulating, and explaining data
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • SAP experience


Candidates should also be able to demonstrate the following:


  • Problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multiple levels of organizational leadership
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A logical and analytical approach.




We also have some desirable criteria


  • Expense Management or Financial Planning and Analysis experience
  • Ability to lead workstreams/create processes to model out complex formula and to build out reports with minimal oversight.
  • Experience using EPM or BPC
  • Experience using PowerPoint



What we offer


As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.



Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities


Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.


We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.


Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.



The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 21st May 2024