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Director, Financial Modeling & Technology

Prudential


Location:
Newark, NJ
Date:
12/15/2017
2017-12-152018-01-14
Job Code:
443198
Prudential
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Position Title: Director, Financial Modeling & Technology
Job Code: 443198
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark
Description:
MISSION AND CULTURE OF PRUDENTIAL
Prudential is a company of intelligent, ambitious professionals working together to create a better future for our customers and our communities around the globe. As one of the most recognizable financial services companies in the world, our employees are building on our 140-year history of financial strength with a focus on innovation and transformation to meet tomorrow’s most complicated challenges. We are committed to the growth and development of our employees. This includes providing talent mobility across the organization, as well as supporting continuous education through tuition reimbursement, in-house review courses and company sponsored training programs. We see our business success as a direct result of our talent. We are renowned for our diverse culture and our continued efforts to give back to the communities where we live and work.
 
FINANCE OPPORTUNITY IN PGIM
PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial Inc., is a multi-manager that delivers industry-leading asset management strategies and solutions to clients. With offices located in 16 countries across five continents, PGIM is among the top 10 largest asset managers in the world with over $1 trillion in assets under management. Each business maintains its own investment process and culture, allowing for a singular focus on delivering investment returns for clients. The PGIM businesses offer investors a wide range of investment strategies across asset classes and geographies, including public equities, public and private fixed income, commercial mortgages and real estate.
 
The Finance team for PGIM, currently has an opening for a Director of Financial Modeling & Technology. Your role on this team will be to lead the development & implementation of a new integrated financial modeling platform for PGIM, which will be utilized to meet business intelligence, data analytics and corporate planning and stress testing needs.  The candidate is responsible for partnering with internal, and at times external technology solution providers, as well as PGIM business finance teams and business leaders, to deliver a best in class multi-scenario forecast and business analytics solution for PGIM and Prudential.
 
As a leader on this team, the successful candidate will be an individual who will thrive in a fast-paced environment and relish opportunities to play a lead role in a financial modeling & technology transformation. The individual will need to leverage knowledge of finance and technology to lead and collaborate with finance and business colleagues at all levels and be committed to personal growth, eager to learn, and strive to make continuous improvements.
 
This role also has the ability to be structured with a formal flexible work arrangement.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Lead a direct team of 2-3 people
  • Lead and oversee the development and implementation of a new PGIM Financial Modeling & Business Intelligence solution
  • Develop modeling solutions to forecast and/or analyze profitability by business, customer and product, in partnership with business and PGIM finance teams
  • Analyze and recommend technology and modeling solutions in partnership with Enterprise Software & Solutions (“ESS”) team
  • Partner closely with business finance teams to finalize business requirements and with technical partners to ensure that the technical specifications and ultimate model/system will meet or exceed business and corporate needs
  • Oversee testing & modeling implementation
  • Evaluate and recommend process changes to support new modeling capabilities (as needed)
  • Ensure adequate documentation of model specifications and operating instructions
  • Develop training plan in conjunction with ESS training team
  • Provide status updates to and solicit key decision input from senior management & steering committee 
Specific responsibilities for the position will vary over time based on business needs and other factors.
 

 

 


 
  • Bachelor’s degree (Business, Accounting or Finance concentration is a plus)
  • Experience in financial modeling and/or business intelligence
  • Ability to manage a large project across multiple constituencies
  • 7 years of relevant work experience (finance, technology or preferably both)
  • Proven ability to analyze data and the underlying drivers of financial results
  • Leadership / supervisory experience
  • Strong collaboration, communication and problem-solving skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Computer science / technology / software development experience or credentials are a plus
  • Previous related industry experience

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 company's 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.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: General Finance
Schedule: Full-time
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