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Sr. Financial Consultant

Hartford, Connecticut

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$70,000.00 - $115,500.00

Target Openings

1

What Is the Opportunity?

The Small Commercial Agency Compensation team partners with Sales leadership and key business partners to strategize and manage the overall compensation philosophy ensuring alignment with profitable, sustainable growth, maintaining a competitive cost structure, driving execution of strategic plans and monitoring of result. As a Sr Financial Consultant, you will support evaluation, execution, and monitoring of incentive deals to ensure accurate, timely, and insightful results reporting. You will act as a subject matter expert on agency compensation supporting management of over half a billion dollars in commissions expense.

What Will You Do?

  • Partner with Sales, Enterprise Agency Comp, IT, and Legal to support evaluation and execution of compensation deals by creating contracts, updating IT infrastructure,  ensuring alignment with intended terms and monitoring results.  Ensure timeliness and accuracy of contracts and tables.
  • Partner with Regional VPs and Sales Enablement teams to support broad field programs to drive desired business outcomes (quarterly NBOs, WC enhanced base, etc.)
  • Partner with Controller team to maintain accurate, timely and insightful results reporting (NBOs, reserving, supplemental deals, etc.)
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to support the 2025 Commissions Planning process.
  • Monthly monitoring of base commissions to ensure no material control breaks incorporating lessons learned
  • Support strategic initiatives and ad hoc requests as needed.
  • Prepare, evaluate, and validate financial and operational reports.
  • Analyze and interpret trends and variances in business performance, while interacting with cross functional peers on a frequent basis.
  • Perform testing and validation of data and analyses when applicable.
  • Synthesize and present exhibits, results, observations, and recommendations to direct manager, team members and/or cross functional peers.
  • Support your financial and business partners in the creation of analyses to support business strategy.
  • Review competitor press releases, SEC filings, and industry trade press for helpful insights, linking key themes together.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or pursuing a Master's in Business Administration with a concentration in finance or accounting, or professional designations such as CPA, CMA or comparable advanced professional education.
  • Experience with Financial Analysis concepts and processes and accounting practices and principles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with business partners.
  • Ability to analyze data to interpret trends and provide insights to management.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle shifting priorities.
  • Ability to foresee challenges and proactively look for ways to create more efficient processes for the business.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Financial Reporting Software (e.g. TM1, Essbase, Hyperion, etc.).

What is a Must Have?

  • Two years of finance, financial planning, accounting, or related experience.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools, discounts and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals and caregiving needs. In addition, our mental health program provides access to free professional counseling services, health coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs.
  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results. 

In accordance with local law, candidates seeking employment in Colorado are not required to disclose dates of attendance at or graduation from educational institutions.


If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.


Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/.


About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.