The Hartford Sr Investment Analyst - HIMCO in HARTFORD, Connecticut

Title: Sr Investment Analyst - HIMCO

Location: United States-Connecticut-Hartford

Job Number: 1700949

WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION?

The position will be responsible for the in depth analysis of The Hartford’s general account net investment income (NII) both at the actual and plan level, in addition to assisting with the projection of investment earnings as related to earnings guidance provided to investors.

Primary responsibilities include supporting the GAAP analysis and forecasting processes through assisting in the creation of internal monthly and quarterly management earnings packages. This role includes significant interaction with portfolio management, various sector managers, and other Investment Finance functional heads.

Specific tasks include:

  • Analyze investment income results and develop improved variance analysis
  • Assist in creation of presentations supporting senior leaders, earnings call preparation, quarterly business review, and other internal meetings
  • Create detailed analysis of investment sectors in the general account portfolio, to best understand vulnerabilities to NII and overall portfolio yield
  • Develop and support delivery of information related to invested asset portfolio trends, income impacts of trading decisions, etc.
  • Understanding fixed income concepts such as duration, yield curve and OAS
  • Ability to react and respond to various ad hoc analyses related to GA portfolio
  • Independently drive automation improvements utilizing TM1 and other platforms including standardized variance analysis and monthly reporting packages
  • Work with Portfolio Management and the Asset & Liability Management team to develop assumptions and incorporate strategies into the outlook
  • Work collaboratively with the entire HIMCO Finance team on variety of enhancement initiatives


Qualifications:

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION?

  • Proven track record of taking initiative to research and resolve issues
  • Well developed analytical, communication, and documentation skills
  • Ability to react and successfully balance multiple competing priorities in a dynamic, fast paced work environment
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • Utilization of system tools such as TM1, Business Objects, Bloomberg & SNL
  • Experience preferably in a related investment/finance profession
  • CFA/MBA/CPA or desire to pursue further degree/designation a plus
  • Strong knowledge of capital markets with a desire to continue learning in a rapidly changing environment
  • GAAP and/or STAT Investment accounting & reporting experience preferred

Behaviors at the Hartford

  • Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our shareholders and customers.
  • Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.
  • Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.
  • Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself and others to achieve high standards and continuously improve.

WHY JOIN THE HARTFORD?

Visit our website to learn about The Hartford’s recognition. Information about the company and its product offerings is available at www.thehartford.com.

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WHAT IS THE COMPENSATION OPPORTUNITY?

At The Hartford, our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay competitive base salaries and reward performance. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, a 401K Plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan and more.

WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?

The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity

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