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Sr Financial Analyst - US

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  U.S. FP&A
Job Id:  2383

Job Summary

As part of the U.S. Financial team, maintains and executes the organization's costing models. Contributes to expense allocations and distribution to products, channels, cost centers, etc. Prepares progress and variance reports, as well as other management reports.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Maintains, executes, and evolves existing costing models; develops and maintains an internal and external network of analytical contacts; constantly strives to learn and adopt new costing methodologies or approaches that benefit the organization
  • Prepares, updates and coordinates progress and variance reports, as well as other ad hoc reports for management reporting 
  • Maintains allocation / charge back methodology and approach to assign costs / expenses to individual cost centers / targets, etc. 
  • Works with Financial Reporting, FP&A Business Partners (FBPs), and other FP&A resources to collect appropriate expense data, and manage / develop product costing views for US and Aflac Group 
  • Works with Sales compensation and cost center managers to develop DAC percentages in accordance with GAAP and company policy. 
  • Contributes to expense allocations and distribution to products, channel, etc., to establish unit cost / profitability and influence pricing decisions in Actuarial department • Assists in monthly and quarterly cost studies / updates for the US and AGI
  • Identifies opportunities for cost savings / rationalization, so that costs are aligned with strategies 
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Education & Experience Required

  • Minimum Required Bachelor's Degree Accounting, finance, or a related field 
  • Minimum Required Six years of professional job-related work experience


Education & Experience Preferred

  • Preferred Three years of experience in financial modeling, financial statement analysis, and statistical analysis
  • Preferred Insurance industry experience


Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Job Knowledge & Skills 

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint) 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization 
  • Accounting / Budgeting Software: Intermediate (SAP Preferred) 
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and familiarity with federal regulations relative to Financial issues, state insurance department statutes, and other state regulations (with an emphasis on insurance accounting) 
  • Demonstrated competencies in cost management and project management\



  • Acting with Integrity 
  • Communicating Effectively 
  • Pursuing Self-Development 
  • Serving Customers  
  • Supporting Change  
  • Supporting Organizational Goals  
  • Working with Diverse Populations 


Working Conditions

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Normal office environment (virtual or in-person)



≤ 10%


Career Progression Acknowledgement

Career Progression Acknowledgement: Normal Career Progression - This is a normal career progression (NCP) position and incumbent may progress to the next level in the job family without further competition when there is an existing business need, qualifications identified in the job profile are met, advancement recommended by management, with human resources approval, and in accordance with company guidelines.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA