IT Financial Analyst II in Nashville, TN at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

National General Insurance,, is currently hiring for an IT Financial Analyst II to join our fast growing company here in Nashville, TN.  The ideal candidate will have served in a Financial Analyst capacity within an IT department in the past.  This person will have also managed telecommunications/IT vendors handling (billing, contracts/SLAs, audit, etc.).  This is a HOT position within our company and we are ready to hire immediately.  Please APPLY accordingly.  


Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.


Primary Purpose:

Work closely with internal teams, technology partners, and vendors for IT contract management, invoice processing, and workflow management as it relates to telecom expenses and IT invoice approvals across the enterprise. This position will analyze invoices, telecom moves, adds, and changes to ensure circuit terminations, credits, and charges are applied in a timely manner.  Analyze budgeting and accounting reports for the purpose of maintaining expenditure controls.  Participate in equipment and services acquisition process from external vendors. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Assist in the development of capital and operational IT budgets
  • Prepare, review, and distribute monthly department budgeting and accounting reports to maintain expenditure control and provide spend forecast
  • Coordinate with IT Project Management to maintain accurate tracking of project capital, operating and resource expenses
  • Creating Purchase Orders (POs) for hardware, software, or services while maintaining appropriate records and forecasting capability
  • Continuously review current processes and propose new ways to improve efficiency and decrease spends
  • Review operating and capital budgets to analyze monthly/yearly trends to provide recommendations for improvement and cost savings
  • Coordinate and manage contracts signed by the IT Department, ensuring timely processing and filing
  • Serve as point of contact for vendor management, project closeouts, and billing inquiries
  • Manage and report on Service Level Agreement compliance for telecom vendors to ensure proper crediting
  • Support accounts payable and accounts receivable activities
  • Place and track orders for commission/decommission of voice and data circuits, verifying billing through invoice changes
  • Place orders for implementation and decommission of local and toll-free phone numbers while maintaining internal DID and TFN documentation
  • Report on utilization of voice and data circuits as well as phone number CDR usage


Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or IT related discipline or equivalent education, training, and work-related experience
  • 3+ years of experience in various financial roles with strong analytical capabilities
  • Direct experience with telephony vendor management, invoice reconciliation, and order placement
  • Must be self-directed with good initiative, strong work ethic, and excellent follow-up skills
  • Must have ability to analyze and make key decisions relating to business process flows for IT Finance telecom expense management and IT invoicing workflow.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel /PowerPoint)
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to understand and apply good judgment, discretion, and tact while maintaining confidentiality on sensitive subjects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization as well as external vendors


Desired Skills:

  • Previous experience within the Financial Services industry in accounts payable or finance
  • Previous experience with contract management and Telecom Expense Management (TEM) platforms
  • Project management and IT experience
  • Basic technical networking and or voice related knowledge

Job Requirements

About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.