Head of Workplace Transformation Finance

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'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.
Key responsibilities
Financial Performance & Reporting
Ensure Transformation benefits are realized in the general ledger
Ensure Transformation value is integrated appropriately into operational budgets and financial forecasts
Prepare, communicate, and report on Transformation financial progress to business and to the broader organization
Work closely with Corporate Finance and Workplace Solutions team to prepare reports and positioning for ELT and senior leaders
Prepare reports and presentation materials for Head of Transformation, Steering Committee and other senior leaders on progress of Transformation against goals
Transformation Expense Oversight
Formalize and oversee Transformation budget requirements
Implement controls and enforce policies related to initiative budgets
Coordinate with strategic partners, including IT and Corporate Finance, to ensure resource allocations are appropriately tracked and reported at the initiative level
Initiative Valuation & Approval
Validate that transformation benefits link to actual financial improvement
Coach initiative owners and work stream leads on initiative value and key performance metrics
Sign off on financial impacts of initiatives
Approve initiatives through stage gates
Apply business judgment to both eliminate improperly valued initiatives and potential overlaps while also finding areas for improved value
Validate initiative impact tracking and financial benefits
Characteristics and Experience
Outstanding analytical skills and financial knowledge
Understanding on drivers of profitability within business
Great communication skills ? the ability to synthesize and explain analyses to senior stakeholders and coach initiative owners
An ability to work with and challenge Senior Leaders
A good role model for the business, including "business and value focus, not audit" and "bias to action"
Supervisory Role
The Head of Workplace Transformation Finance will supervise 1 employee (or contractor), but may at times need to resource and manage additional finance resources for periods where there is an acute need for finance intervention.
Bachelor's Degree
Advanced degree or designation preferred: MBA, MSF, CPA or FSA
10+ years of work experience involving accounting, finance, pricing and/or complex budgeting
Ability to communicate complex topics in a summarized, simplified manner
Excellent organizational and analytical abilities
Sound business judgment
Strong verbal and written communication (presentation) skills
Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.
Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE ? 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ? Magazine, June 2018) 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.
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. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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