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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.
Oversees preparation of the IT annual budget and coordinates planning process with IT finance and business units, as required; reviews all financial reports for accuracy and completeness, reviews results with IT and Business management; ensures service costs stay within budget / recommends corrective actions, as applicable; ensures timely submission of reports; approves invoice payments for incurred expenses; identifies and implements ways to increase efficiency without sacrificing internal controls; recommends effective internal controls; reviews and analyzes financial implications of new initiatives; acts as liaison with internal and external auditing; manages deliverables of assigned personnel.
Essential Job Functions
Sits or stands for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Occasionally reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Occasionally moves, lifts, carries, and places objects and supplies weighing 0-10 pounds without assistance. Listens to, interprets, and differentiates auditory information (e.g. others speaking) at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Visually verifies and reads information. Visually locates material, resources and other objects. Ability to operate a computer for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate keyboard and other office equipment up to a full work shift.
This position operates in an open office working environment which will include normal and customary distractions, noise, and interruptions.
Bachelor’s degree preferred in Finance, Accounting or a related field. High school diploma or equivalent required.
Level III: 3 – 5 years of controlling experience, knowledge of IT and Project Accounting or 2 years as Financial Controller Level II
Familiar with Microsoft Office- Excel and Powerpoint
Experience with SAP preferred
Understanding of ERP systems preferred
Special Skill Requirement
May require occasional travelling regionally or globally.
Good written and communication skills
Able to give information in English and passively participate in team meetings.
Understands routing business conversations and letters and is able to communicate with few errors. Able to take part in meetings and discussions and give information about own area of expertise, able to compose memos, simple letters and short texts.
Able to actively take part in meetings and conferences and communicate effectively.
Capable of composing reports and technical explanations.