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Palmer Group is assisting a company in their search for a Manager of Financial Data and Analysis to become part of a Corporate Financial Data and Analysis team. This role will involve strategic analysis and content evaluation related to various global financial applications.  During its 50+ years, this company has grown into one of the largest commercial insurance providers in the United States.


  • Determine and implement data reporting strategies to provide critical information to operating units, finance, and other key areas
  • Partner with non-financial business managers and team members to perform strategic work
  • Assist with general business processes, accounting, audits, and financial-related issues
  • Present work and engage in strategic discussions with senior management
  • Responsible for developing reporting requirements and models to facilitate analyses supported by data metrics and analytics from various applications.
  • Conduct analysis of key business drivers, trends, and performance indicators to provide value-added inputs
  • Manage and complete monthly reconciliations for companies going through various implementations of financial systems
  • Monitor and manage adherence to financial standards and governance implemented by the Corporate Finance organization and BDW steering committee
  • Manage a team of three direct reports in their daily activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, or another relevant field that demonstrates the quantitative orientation
  • 10+ years of experience in the P&C or Health Insurance Industry
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic mindset
  • Ability to think outside the box & challenge the status quo when required by highlighting new trends, improving existing processes, or are open to sourcing those ideas from others
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, focusing on generating results. Team player, upbeat, and focused, with a strong passion for learning and succeeding
  • Comfortable with  analyzing large datasets and drawing conclusions/results that add value to the business
  • Successful with meeting deadlines, and good decision-making skills
  • Self-starter, with the ability to take the initiative, set and drive toward goals -while managing priorities
  • Extremely Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel Tools
  • Experience with Peoplesoft, Planning Applications such as Vena, SAP, or Oracle

Work Model:

  • Hybrid

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email 

Ref: JOB-36903

Palmer Group

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Urbandale, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$125000 - $165000