Finance Consultant - FP&A


: $103,880.00 - $166,700.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Insurance

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The investment reporting, planning, and analysis team within CFO Financial Planning and Analysis reports, forecasts, and analyzes net investment income on MassMutuals $165 billion general investment account. We:

  • Calculate, report, analyze and forecast net investment income (NII) for MassMutuals business lines, statutory segments, and investment programs

  • Communicate results and present insights to stakeholders across the enterprise

  • Generate risk appetite results

  • Develop, maintain, and use consolidation models in the Hyperion platform

  • Analyze and provide governance for the $15b corporate investment account

  • Set capital market and related assumptions

  • Support and help explain the dividend experience interest rate (\"DEIR\") forecast


Financeprofessionals interested in analyzing a broad and sophisticated asset portfolio should consider this role. Net investment income is a critical source of earnings for MassMutual. This role offers visibility into asset-liability management, investment strategy and accounting decisions, and portfolio management.

Reporting to the Head of Investment Reporting, Planning, and Analysis, this role provides exposure to all lines of business and their finance leaders. Typical assignments are:

  • Forecast NII for asset classes such as investment grade bonds, mortgages, investment partnerships and/or derivatives

  • Analyze NII for MassMutuals business lines, and explain changes from prior quarter and forecast to internal business leaders and CFO stakeholders

  • Lead continuous improvements to forecasting tools, governance, and reporting infrastructure

This role has a heavier workload and deadline pressure during each quarter close. We offer flexibility during non-peak times.

Well customize this role to offer suitable challenges for a finance professional at any stage of their career, and add future challenges based on business needs and your development interests.

Qualifications :

  • Familiarity with investments and accounting in the life insurance context

  • Experience with cash flow forecasting using complex spreadsheets and preferably, consolidation tools such as the Hyperion platform

  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently wrangle large volumes of disparate information into salient insights and complete high quality analysis for demanding stakeholders, resulting in prompt, clear analyses and consistent explanations on a wide variety of questions

  • A candidate with at least 3 years of corporate insurance or financial services experience is desired

  • A Bachelor's degree is required

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future.

The following attributes are very helpful for success and will be developed further in assignments:

  • Knowledge of investment concepts such as allocation models, segmentation, analysis of investment margin, and attribution analysis

  • Business acumen : inquisitiveness, critical thinking, and business sense to align work with managements needs and interests

  • Systematic thinking : quickly learn asset classes and forecasting methods, holistically understand workflows and risks, spot trends, and explain variances

  • Effective project management : self-motivated with work habits that generate timely and high quality results despite ambiguity and obstacles. Synthesize results into effective presentations

  • Insightful solutions : anticipate future possibilities, risks, and practical solutions for stakeholders

  • Executive presence : effective communication with stakeholders at all levels and many functional areas

Associated topics: actuarial, actuarial analyst, actuarial director, actuary, assistant actuary, cost, investment actuary, mathmatics, model, risk * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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