Senior Financial Specialist
Marsh & McLennan Companies

New York, New York

Marsh is looking for a Senior Financial Specialist to join the Corporate FP&A team based in New - York. The successful candidate will be contributing to all core finance processes within Marsh: annual budgeting, operating reviews, quarterly earnings reporting, strategic planning, forecast and month end close analysis, as well as ad-hoc projects (including executive committee meetings, offsites, etc.). This highly visible position reports to the Marsh Head of Corporate FP&A.

The successful applicant will be required to:

* Prepare analysis and supporting materials to be used by the leadership team to communicate Marsh's financial results
* Maintain a forecasting model to identify and follow the trends for key areas of the business
* Partner with regional finance globally to prepare meaningful, business-oriented commentary on key drivers of the performance
* Contribute to the strategic planning, quarterly operating review, budget, and forecast processes and prepare presentations for senior management, including the CFO and the CEO of the company
* Initiate and lead special projects related to business unit performance, M&A and other strategic opportunities
* Provide thought leadership on approach to analyses and guide regional FP&A teams on best in class financial analytics
* Develop and maintain processes to improve overall FP&A reporting and analytics in support of strategic initiatives:
* Drive improved and consistent client revenue analytics across the company
* Develop and maintain top down forecasting models for major businesses
* Develop a process to assess investment initiatives globally, including ongoing prioritization and post-investment tracking
Personal skills
Applicants should demonstrate:

* Strong analytical skills and ability to communicate business insights supported by the data analysis
* Strong business acumen and eagerness to understand the key drivers of the businesses
* Strong writing and verbal communication skills
* Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment and remain focused on deliverables navigating multiple deadlines
* Creative thinking
* Ability to successfully work independently and with cross functional teams
* Excellent computer skills in developing advanced financial models and executive presentations

Experience and qualifications

Applicants should have:
* 3-6 years of relevant experience with extensive experience working in financial services in an FP&A role; insurance brokerage would be an advantage
* CPA, CFA qualified or MBA degree with a concentration in finance and accounting


Marsh is the world's leading insurance broker and risk adviser. With over 35,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue approaching US $17 billion and 76,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman. Follow Marsh on Twitter @MarshGlobal; LinkedIn; Facebook; and YouTube, or subscribe to BRINK.

Marsh McLennan and its Affiliates are EOEMinority/Female/Disability/Vet/SexualOrientation/Gender Identity employers.

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