Unum Employment – Senior Financial Analyst


When you join the team at Unum, you become part of an organization committed to helping you thrive.

To Enable This, We Provide

Here, we work to provide the employee benefits and service solutions that enable employees at our client companies to thrive throughout life’s moments. And this starts with ensuring that every one of our team members enjoys opportunities to succeed both professionally and personally.

  • Award-winning culture
  • Inclusion and diversity as a priority
  • Performance Based Incentive Plans
  • Competitive benefits package that includes: Health, Vision, Dental, Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Generous PTO (including paid time to volunteer!)
  • Up to 9.5% 401(k) employer contribution
  • Mental health support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Student loan repayment options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work environments
  • All the benefits listed above are subject to the terms of their individual Plans.

And that’s just the beginning…

With 10,000 employees helping more than 39 million people worldwide, every role at Unum is meaningful and impacts the lives of our customers. Whether you’re directly supporting a growing family, or developing online tools to help navigate a difficult loss, customers are counting on the combined talents of our entire team. Help us help others, and join Team Unum today!

General Summary

This is a senior level individual contributor position that performs moderately complex analysis in one area of Finance. The position will provide financial analyses working individually or with others that serve to inform and ground business decisions and will collaborate with subject matter experts, provide quality financial analytics, and exercise judgment to drive optimum solutions for various financial and business issues. Responsibilities may include the development of, implementation of, and adherence to financial policies and procedures that will improve operations, consistency, controls, process efficiency, and effectiveness of the functional area.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Use knowledge and skills to make appropriate recommendations for efficiencies and to enhance productivity.
  • Maintain integrity of data in various systems and data assets that support the specific financial areas (e.g. accounting, planning, and administrative systems).
  • Analyze financial data, provide recommendations for appropriate action, and prepare related reports in consultation with business partner
  • Conduct special studies and lead projects.
  • Demonstrate ability to utilize resources and produce results to solve problems or issues with minimal support.
  • Accept responsibility for outcome of his/her own efforts.
  • Partner effectively with business management (typically at an officer level) to provide solutions that deliver business value.
  • Communicate issues identified, proactively recommend the most appropriate/effective resolutions and present effectively to management.
  • Maintain a strong, specialized working knowledge of Unum’s products, services and business processes including, his/her specific business area, the issues and technical skills required to support the area.

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience at Unum that well prepares and qualifies the individual for the specific work to be performed.
  • Three to six years comparable work experience.
  • Experience with SQL and Tableau preferred, but not required, if willing to learn.
  • Strong understanding of the components of multiple financial statements and how they interact with one another
  • Experience navigating change in a positive way.
  • Has mastered solid customer service skills while working effectively with functional area, team and other resources to complete assigned work while broadening contacts in other functional areas.
  • Highly motivated individual able to take independent actions to solve problems/issues with limited involvement from manager.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal guidance from manager.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills with all levels of management. Adept at handling group dynamics.
  • Ability to link understanding of business processes, business drivers, and changes to other areas and financial results and trends.
  • Intermediate to advanced EXCEL Skills
  • General ledger systems and reporting tools experience preferred
  • Proficient in Word and PowerPoint


Unum and Colonial Life are part of Unum Group, a Fortune 500 company and leading provider of employee benefits to companies worldwide. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, with international offices in Ireland, Poland and the UK, Unum also has significant operations in Portland, ME, and Baton Rouge, LA – plus over 35 US field offices. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, SC, with over 40 field offices nationwide.

The base salary range for applicants for this position is listed below. Unless actual salary is indicated above in the job description, actual pay will be based on skill, geographical location and experience.


Additionally, Unum offers a portfolio of benefits and rewards that are competitive and comprehensive including healthcare benefits (health, vision, dental), insurance benefits (short & long-term disability), performance-based incentive plans, paid time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match up to 5% and an additional 4.5% contribution whether you contribute to the plan or not. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of individual Plans.



Job Details:

Company: Unum

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Portland, ME

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