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Position Title: Planning and Analysis Specialist - ALM Finance
Job Code: 449038
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark

The Asset Liability Management Finance (ALM Finance) team within the Corporate Controllers organization is seeking a results oriented, accountable and highly dependable candidate for a Planning & Analysis Specialist role within its Planning and Analysis team.

ALM Finance’s Planning and Analysis team is responsible for the internal management reporting of the domestic general account investment results.  Specific responsibilities include the quarterly investment forecast, analysis of both actual and forecast results along with the presentation of analysis to key constituents including Business Unit Finance teams, the CIO organization and Senior Management.  The analysis is primarily focused on understanding key drivers impacting invested asset balances and investment income (e.g. changes in market rates/spreads, business cash flows, changes in portfolio asset mix, use of derivative instruments, etc.).  A primary goal is to convey the underlying story to these key constituents timely, in a clear and concise fashion with thoughtfully prepared materials and explanations.

Other responsibilities include partnering with the CIO portfolio management teams to enhance knowledge of the investment portfolio activities and strategy, while learning information useful for value added reporting; developing analytic models; preparing ad hoc analysis for senior management; the support of investment expenses; and investment forecast assumptions oversight.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, offer new perspectives, seek to make continual improvements in process and analysis, remain flexible when faced with shifting priorities and contribute to a team environment.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge of both finance and accounting aspects (GAAP, RBC, STAT) of investment securities.  Another key aspect of the role is to build strong working relationships with key client partners, including Business Unit Finance teams and other Corporate Finance areas, along with other functional areas.

  •          Undergraduate degree required
  •          MS in Accounting or Finance, MBA, CFA or CPA designation/candidate is a plus  
  •          Minimum 2 years of Finance/Accounting work experience
  •         Solid understanding of investment securities and the related accounting
  •          Strong organizational skills, self motivated, creative thinker (generate new ideas)
  •         Reliable and accountable, with ability to work under tight time constraints
  •         Effective collaborator and willing partner – foster a team environment
  •          Strong communication skills (written & verbal)

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 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 for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Accounting/Finance
Schedule: Full-time
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