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Manager, IT Finance (Hybrid)

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas
Job number: 15615

Job Description:

Manager, IT Finance (Hybrid)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

This position is part of corporate FP&A team and is responsible for providing IT executive leadership with timely, high-quality, and accurate annual operating plans, long-term forecasts, and quarterly revisions. Reporting to the Sr. Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, this individual is expected to lead the business analysis, forecasting, and planning processes, but also expected to provide insights and information to help IT executive leadership make better business decisions.  This individual will be responsible for building and enhancing IT financial models, reporting tools, and dashboards to improve accuracy, efficiency, and overall visibility of financial data. 


·  Lead the IT annual and strategic planning process and deliver high-quality, accurate and complete financial forecasts and subsequent revisions.

·  Partner with technology leadership team to develop and execute on the technology capital plan.

  • Accurately forecast and report IT financial results on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis utilizing performance management software. Provide analysis, and insight of current or forecasted results and the go-forward impact on the business and financials.
  • Provide variance analysis, including performance to budget/forecast, identification of gaps, trends, and opportunities within IT spend, and recommend possible course corrections, where needed, to functional department heads and executive leadership.
  • Develop a deep knowledge of the IT spend by engaging with the business areas as a partner in thoughtful conversations about their specific areas of operation and planning assumptions.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Globe Life’s overall business model, identify, and monitor key drivers and operating metrics, implement scalable processes and automation, and deliver data-driven and actionable insights.
  • Develop, implement, and continuously optimize all planning processes related to costs, including both opex and capex.
  • Organize financial information in an understandable and compelling way, demonstrating strong design acumen and expertise in Excel and PowerPoint techniques.
  • Develop mock-ups quickly and iteratively for management presentations, reports, and dashboards.
  • Manipulate and analyze large transactional data sets, interpret and summarize the date for metrics reporting and business insights highlighting trends and anomalies for executive management.
  • Identify and recommend process improvements that significantly reduce workloads and reporting redundancies.
  • Use data analytics to draw conclusions and present financial and operational insights to support timely executive level decision-making.
  • Serve as a resource to team members and applicable stakeholders on ad-hoc financial analysis assignments and projects.
  • Provide oversight and assist as needed for the invoicing/billing process for area of responsibility – including but not limited to accurate coding to GL, appropriate business unit allocations, and processing in a timely manner each month.
  • Assist in development and implementation of change management activities related to system implementations, planning workflow and automation of reporting.


Applicable to all employees of Globe Life & Accident and its subsidiaries:

  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift.
  • Ability to work full time and/or part time based on the position specifications.

Required Skills

  • Strong understanding of technology expense management, including capital and non-capital salary and other expense planning and reporting.
  • Expert level Microsoft Excel with an aptitude in systems and financial modeling
  • Strong analytic, organizational, and problem-solving skills which allows for data interpretation versus simple reporting; comfortable manipulating and analyzing large volumes of data.
  • Balances data and information and makes decisions using both a sense of what is correct and logical.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data and findings, including presentations to departmental managers and executive leadership.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment; strong project management skills and ability to multi-task is essential; sense of urgency and ability to get things done.
  • Experience with performance management planning software, Apptio preferred.
  • Balances a high sense of urgency with presenting detail-oriented and accurate financial information.

Required Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • Accounting and finance experience supporting IT organizations is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a large corporate environment with responsibilities in areas of IT budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, and operational expense management is required.
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Experience with IT Planning systems, such as Apptio (preferred) and Corporate Performance Management systems such as Anaplan, Adaptive Insights, Hyperion, NetSuite, etc, and strong aptitude to learn new systems and reporting/planning tools.

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas

Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for health care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contributes to HSA.

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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