MassMutual Financial Group MMUS CFO in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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The MMUS CFO will be responsible for these specific deliverables and responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic guidance to support decision-making across enterprise by maintaining an effective planning and analysis capability with appropriate analytical tools to establish goals and measure performance of the business portfolio. Develop and execute processes to allow for a timely management response to routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational performance, leveraging analytical resources and tools in businesses

  • Lead, drive and manage financial planning and budgeting processes, including annual review with board, ongoing updated forecasts and long term strategic plan. Routinely communicate business and company consolidated financial and operational performance trends, historical and forecasted, using appropriate metrics. Suggest trends, resulting implications, key actions, and strategic implications for Executive Leadership and Corporate Finance to enable timely response. Coordinate with Corporate Controller, Head of Tax, Valuation, and Treasurer for efficient and accurate corporate accounting consolidation and closing process through analytical review and trend analysis.

  • Bring the appropriate knowledge, information and expertise to bear in making decisions. Evaluate costs, risks and benefits of alternatives; critically and logically build financial and /or non-financial analytical models that drive fact-based decision-making.

  • Advise on short and long-term financial management goals and objectives including initiative tracking.

  • Advise the Executive Leadership team regarding all financial aspects of the MM businesses in various formats to facilitate internal financial discussions or decisions to drive business results. Lead scenario modeling efforts for the development and growth of the business portfolio. Monitor competitive dynamics of the industry and capital markets

  • Prepare presentations in support of Board and Executive Leadership Team meetings, monthly/quarterly senior leadership meetings and various board committees of the company.

  • Liaise and coordinate communications and financial data and analytics for outside investors and rating agencies

  • Coordinate and implement the capital management and review process for the company in support of the Capital Committee. Model potential changes to capital structure, acquisition and divestiture planning.

  • Inspire, lead and execute on CFO 2020 finance transformation initiatives across Corporate Finance and the enterprise to including data-driven financial analysis, automated reporting, optimizing product and sales mix, evaluating financial trade-offs of contemplated business actions, and encouraging development of staff and processes to support agile and analytical thinking

  • Relationship Management

  • Communicate effectively with internal and external business clients and constituencies.

  • Liaise with internal business departments and support a culture of service or proactive solutions and team support.

  • Build team relationships across the organization.

  • Represent the organization at meetings, conferences and projects in the area of financial management. Maintain effective working relationships with applicable personnel, external auditors, attorneys and other parties.

  • Execute on select business and holistic CFO2020 priorities to further develop trusted partnerships

  • Participate as a key thought leader of the Senior Leadership Team in Corporate Finance, influencing decision making, identifying finance priorities, managing directly and indirectly the finance staff in multiple locations.

  • Corporate Finance Transformation (CFO2020)

  • Maintain a relentless focus on the customer and recommending financially-based solutions to further goals of business partners.

  • Optimize processes to eliminate waste and efficiently deliver timely, high quality results.

  • Empower associates to drive value-added activity and growth.

  • Embrace MM Way and lean principles to build operational efficiencies. Establish best practices and process improvements, which support goal of improving service/operations delivery models while reducing unit costs.

  • Identify and monitor key performance metrics. Utilize developing technologies and team input to enhance key performance metrics in support of service levels and efficiency.

  • Look for needed changes to improve processes, systems and results. Implement actions and build accountability in support of change. Ensuring continuous improvement and controls over key processes.

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)