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Financial Analyst in Jersey City, NJ at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 8/25/2018

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Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2016, Forbes magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list and to its America’s Best Large Employers list. If you’re looking for a career that transforms, inspires, challenges, and rewards you, then come join us.

At Verisk, you can build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work; create a positive, lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.


The Finance & Strategic Planning division of Verisk Analytics is seeking a demonstrated problem-solver with superb attention to detail and excellent communication skills to support the FP&A team with a focus on M&A.  

The successful candidate will be strategic thinker and passionate about Verisk’s product & service offerings.  

This position is based in our Jersey City, NJ office, conveniently located across the street from the Newport path station.  Just one stop from Christopher Street, we’re an easy 10-minute commute from lower Manhattan (and about 20 minutes from Brooklyn).

 The day to day expectations of this role are:

•Business development and M&A, including due diligence, financial modeling, valuation and performance tracking.

•Investor relations, including market valuation, peer performance, investor support, earnings and investor presentations.

•Treasury, including funding strategy, capital structure, capital management and liquidity.

•Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), including budgeting, forecasting, performance assessment, business reviews, margin analysis, capital expenditure management, compensation structure.

 The successful candidate will have:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with preferred major in Finance, Accounting or Economics

• 2-5 years of investment banking, private equity, corporate M&A, corporate FP&A or public accounting experience

• Solid understanding of financial statements and GAAP accounting preferred

• Ability to understand and develop new business and financial models quickly with less than full information

• Capital markets and corporate finance experience

• Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

• Demonstrated problem-solving skills, superb attention to detail, good communication skills and a high level of curiosity

• Outstanding time management skills including ability to plan, execute, and deliver multiple concurrent projects in a timely manner with externally driven deadlines that may shift during the course of a project

• Willingness to ask for help and leverage the knowledge and experience of others to overcome tough obstacles

• Ability to travel up to 10% of time as needed

• Performs well under pressure within team and individual setting

 We offer an excellent compensation package. Our benefits package is competitive and includes full healthcare options, a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off program.

 Verisk Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer