Arity-Financial Analyst Consultant

| Chicago

Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.

At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.

That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.
 

The Finance Team

The Finance Team at Arity does much more than work with numbers-they help us make the right long-term strategic decisions, whether through financial modeling or asking the necessary questions to help our business thrive. As a member of the Finance Team, you can expect to build advanced processes for our young company, help our hard-working team boost profitability, and work together to make Arity a well-oiled machine. This highly iterative group is excited to imagine and execute unique solutions that create growth in the industry, and have a little fun while doing so. Sound like you? Let's chat!

The Role

This role will support the Finance, Planning & Reporting team within Arity. The Finance, Planning & Reporting team is responsible for creating and managing best practice financial processes, performing financial planning and reporting, creating analytics to assess financial product performance and identify trends.

This individual will work collaboratively across the cross-functional Arity team focusing on analyzing and communicating financial results, managing finance and accounting processes to ensure the accuracy and transparency of financial results and product development efforts. Formulate financial projections to predict and track performance, diagnose potential issues and prompt corrective actions. Ensure Arity Finance, Planning & Reporting teams' credibility and reputation of high quality (accurate, timely, relevant) financial measurement, reporting, planning and consulting.
 

Responsibilities
This role will support the Finance team within Arity and will be focused on creating processes and analytics to mature Arity's financial reporting, processes and drive Arity product portfolio decisions.

Specifically, the candidate will:

  • Work with finance and accounting areas across Allstate to create and drive 'best practices' within Arity
  • Own AP/AR processes for Arity and ensure proper integration and coordination with Allstate
  • Understand and assist in driving efficiencies in cost center structure
  • Recommend improvements to Arity process and SOX Control documentation
  • Assist in the development of monthly Arity 'close' processes
  • Proactively contributes to an environment of continual improvement within and across Arity teams
  • Develop and lead effective presentations for small groups
  • Provide accurate, timely reports with financial insight to allow Arity Leadership to improve product and organizational performance
  • Assist in analyzing Arity financials to help drive action as well as increase transparency related to processes for corporate allocations
  • Isolate key drivers, quantify impacts, begin to identify significant payments, and forecast implications to the business
  • Prepare and help build storyline for financial updates
  • Use analysis to help influence and drive action within finance, and Arity leadership by using fact-based, holistic and forward-looking perspectives
  • Inspire trust and confidence with Arity leadership
  • At this level, an analyst may be required to train and review the work of other analysts
Qualifications
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: minimum of 2years of related experience
  • Working knowledge of financial and accounting concepts
  • Intermediate analytical skills, financial acumen and financial model building skills
  • Strong attention to details
  • Intellectual curiosity and drive for continuous improvement - personally and with work assignments
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Effective task and time management and organization skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience presenting to business clients and management
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills



 

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

That’s the day-to-day, now let’s talk about the rest of it. As we mentioned, Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation. But you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts, brain breaks and ping pong. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

Sound like a fit? Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.

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Arity's located in the Merchandise Mart, the heart of Chicago's tech scene. Mobility is what we do & you can find us using all forms to get to work.
Distracted driving kills 9 people daily — Arity is tackling that and other transportation breakdowns
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What’s the vibe like in the office?

At Arity, you’re encouraged to see yourself here and be yourself here. When you walk through the door, you are part of something bigger than yourself and are empowered to be better than when you first start here. The space and culture facilitate collaboration & are designed to spark innovation.

Erica, Steph & Rachel

Culture Team

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The mission of our team is to derive meaningful events and features from raw telematics data, with a mix of physics, signal processing, machine learning, & experimentation. Derived from big data, we're developing best-in-class solutions for collision and distracted driving detection which is disrupting the mobility space.

Venu & Kyle

Data Scientists, Advanced Sensor Insights Team

What makes someone successful on your team?

Product Managers on my team are go-getters. They dive into an ambiguous market and drive our business by leveraging core competencies that achieve solutions. To be successful, they think big, have entrepreneurial drive, wear multiple hats, and have a positive, resilient attitude. Above all, we win together and do this by building each other up.

Rachel

Group Product Manager, Shared Mobility Solutions Team

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

At Arity, we solve problems that impact society. Arity Engineering plays a critical role in developing products that incorporate capabilities our customers want with solutions they need. When a customer has a challenge, we leverage the group’s collective learning to work towards an optimized solution. We rarely come across something we can’t solve.

Emad

Vice President, Engineering

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

When collaborating with other teams at Arity, transparency is essential. That means communicating clearly, as well as understanding and respecting other's perspectives. Everyone has strengths that they bring to the table, and open communication allows my team to find those superpowers to work efficiently and successfully deliver to our customers.

Shireen

Salesforce Product Owner, Customer Success Team

What are Arity Perks + Benefits

Arity Benefits Overview

Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation, but you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts, brain breaks and ping pong. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
If enrolled, you have coverage for certain periodic vision exams, eyeglass lenses and frames, or contact lenses, up to a designated dollar amount.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We also provide a cash balance pension benefit, at no cost, to eligible employees based on their eligible compensation and years of service with the company. Employees are vested after 3 years.
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Arity offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

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