Intro zGermain Hauprich, CNA, Director & Corporate Center Controller zB.S. in Quantitative Business Analysis @ Indiana University SOB (1983) z312-822-2659 zGermain.Hauprich@CNA.com
Finance Department Recruiting at CNA zARBA Program (Accounting Rotational Business Associate) yStarted 20 years ago for purpose of building strong financial talent in the company yentry-level accounting & business degreed personnel y2 year-program; three 8 month rotations yintensive in-house training program ymentoring program ythereafter interview for a permanent position
Finance Department Recruiting at CNA zInternal Audit Associate ypurpose to develop strong audit skills within the Internal Audit organization, that can thereafter be transferred into key financial positions in CNA yparticipates in audits/projects throughout company yactive in all aspects of an engagement -- assess risk, define scope, evaluate processes, develop reports, resolve issues
What we look for in a Finance Department candidate zBachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 15 semester hours of accounting zB average or better yat least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale yat least 4.0 on a 5.0 scale zProfessionalism in manner and appearance zInterpersonal skills zRelevant work experience zOutside interests and activities zInterest in working in insurance industry
Profile for Success zAbility to Balance Work / Life zAbility to Function Comfortably in Team zStrong Communication Skills (verbal and written) zResults Driven zAbility to Deal with Change zMotivated to Drive Your Own Career Growth
Typical Duties zRegular assignments yTransaction processing yFinancial reporting yAnalysis yAuditing yOperations Reviews zIndividual and Team Projects zProfessional Development yIn house training program yCPA Review course & exam yProfessional insurance designations yMBA Programs
Tips for job selection zKnow what you want ytype of industry (manufacturing, financial, retail, …) ycorporate environment vs consulting/auditing firm zTake Advantage of IU BPO zLive up to IU Reputation yResearch firms and industries yOrganize thoughts and questions before interviews zRole-play interviewing with a friend yPractice, Practice, Practice!!