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Business Analyst (Contract) - National Flood Services

| Chicago

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the management of a short-term project, including data compilation and analysis work, facilitating both large group and 1:1 meetings, and creating data representation models and visualizations using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

Job Responsibilities/Essential Duties:

  • Cross-collaborate among various departments for information gathering
  • Compile data related to current contracts/agreements
  • Facilitate large group meetings, as well as 1:1 analysis meetings
  • Utilize Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint for data representation/modeling
  • Incrementally increase productivity without jeopardizing quality
  • Work with other teams as necessary, to ensure that relevant information is shared as required and the appropriate actions are taken to meet organizations needs
  • Present a professional appearance and a positive attitude


Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Work well under moderate supervision but also recognize the importance of working as a team
  • Desire and commitment to grow your career
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Limited travel
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry a plus, but not required.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Willingness to take advantage of growth opportunities
  • Maintain and display a positive attitude at all times, supporting business needs and changes.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with attention to detail.
  • Proficiency at keying alpha and numeric information with accuracy and speed.
  • Knowledge of basic equipment functions, such as how to create and maintain files, printing, copying, phone messaging and voicemail.
  • Able to shift between priorities as needed throughout the workday.
  • Work independently with moderate supervision as well as within a team environment.
  • High moral and ethical integrity
  • Willingness to be coached, seek advice, ask question, and learn from feedback

 

Physical Conditions/Requirements:

  • Position requires the ability to hear and communicate clearly, orally and in writing.
  • Capable of using a keyboard effectively.
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time, stand, walk and may occasionally lift and move 25 pounds.


 

About National Flood Services:

Making a difference in people’s lives is the core value behind our efforts and the guiding principle that connects our team of 600 National Flood Services colleagues across the nation. Our mission is to get more people protected from the devastating effects of flooding and we help rebuild lives devastated by flood. Today, NFS services more than 1.9 million flood policyholders and manages over $ 1.5 billion flood insurance premium annually for our clients. We embrace innovation and quality, consistently delivering solutions that provide viable options for property owners, covering a broad range of needs in a rapidly changing regulatory environment.


By applying for a position with NFS, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with NFS employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


NFS is committed to a diverse workforce as an equal employment opportunity employer.


DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



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Location

141 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604

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For example, to help employees save time on conventional tasks, we offer complementary services in the office, such as manicures, massages, and yoga classes.

Courtney Kuhnen

Human Resources Business Partner

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

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QA Development Lead

How does the company support your career growth?

We have a big focus on career growth, especially for those in technology. Because of our size, there are opportunities to prove yourself and rapidly increase your responsibility on a team. And because of Peak6’s culture of constantly trying new things, there are often opportunities to get in at the ground floor of new ventures in a leadership role

Paul Whalen

Software Engineer

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

We organize “tech days” where employees are encouraged to work on tech projects of their choosing. Projects have ranged from mobile apps to Sega emulators to workflow improvements for our developers. Recently, tech days took the form of a more formal hackathon, in which technologists and traders teamed up to prototype several new trading tools.

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Software Engineer

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I like working at PEAK6 because there’s always something exciting to work on and I’m always learning something new. It’s also a privilege to work with so many smart people that are never hesitant to act as mentors. Lastly, PEAK6 gives me the opportunity to wear many different hats – I’m never restricted to working on just one thing.

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What are PEAK6 Perks + Benefits

PEAK6 Benefits Overview

We provide good flexibility in terms of work-life balance, an open and candid atmosphere, and development potential as the company continues to grow. You can really advance your career at PEAK6, while working in a great space, surrounded by friendly people, and learning new things daily.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer generous medical, vision & dental plans, including Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and Health Savings Account (HSA) options.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
We offer annual wellness screens and flu shots at no additional cost to employees.
Onsite Gym
Employees have access to the FFC-affiliated gym located in the Board of Trade at a discounted rate and free access to yoga classes at Bottom Line Yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
PEAK6 offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year, as well as maintained health benefits, for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Adoption Assistance
PEAK6's adoption assistance program provides employees with reimbursement for up to $5,000 (per child) of adoption expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
PEAK6's vacation policy includes three weeks of PTO, plus 5 personal days. Employees with 5 years of service accrue four weeks of PTO, plus 5 personal days.
Sabbatical
Employees with 10+ years of service can apply to take an 8-week Sabbatical, as well as adding up to 4 weeks of accrued PTO.
Paid Holidays
Whenever the U.S. financial markets are closed, PEAK6 is closed.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Our employees wear casual attire like jeans, button-down shirts, and t-shirts. On any given day, many employees will be wearing branded PEAK6 clothing.
Commuter Benefits
PEAK6 offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employee through WageWorks, as well as a Zipcar discount.
Company Outings
PEAK6 has themed social events throughout the year as well as a popular annual company party known for featuring surprise, high profile stars like Imagine Dragons, The Chainsmokers and Keith Urban.
Free Daily Meals
For three Fridays a month, employees enjoy noshing on bagels. For the remaining Friday, employees are treated to a free "Expiration Date" lunch.
Game Room
We host (in office) ping pong, cornhole, and poker tournments. Our employees enjoy a rooftop bar/deck that also includes a game room.
Stocked Kitchen
PEAK6 has a fully-stocked kitchen that includes a cereal bar, coffee bar, a variety of healthy food choices and drinks, as well as an abundance of snacks to put a rumbling stomach to rest.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
The Culture Club at PEAK6 works to host themed social events throughout the year.
Parking
Recreational Clubs
We sponsor various teams based on employee interest, such as: table tennis, beach volleyball, soccer, kickball, flag football, dodgeball, and whirlyball.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
PEAK6 is firmly committed to learning and development as a way to grow and develop employees.
Tuition Reimbursement
At the discretion of management and after completing one full-year of employment, we reimburse up to $8,000 per employee each calendar year for certifications and other educational programs or degree.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have a dedicated team of employees who volunteer to be a part of our Culture Club. This group works to connect employees through delightful experiences while making a positive impact on PEAK6 life. The Culture Club plans many social and philanthropic employee events throughout the year.

We host bi-annual hackathons as a collaboration of our technology, trading, support and analytics teams to develop, build, and present new ideas to the firm. The teams are free to explore solutions to problems in and outside of finance. One hackathon resulted in the creation of a new internal system for setting up meetings and booking rooms.
Additional perks include:
-Matching gift up to $1000/employee/year
-Free semi-monthly massage day
-Free monthly manicures, pedicures, and mens clip and clean
-Free onsite yoga 5 days a week
-Free concierge service
-Discounts: Lasik eye surgery, Zipcar, Dell computers, local hotels

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