Corporate Strategy Analyst

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Not Specified
Apr 14, 2019
Jun 11, 2019
Job Type
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Career Level
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Job Description

  • As a member of the Corporate Development (M&A) and Strategy team, the Corporate Strategy Analyst plays an important role in shaping the strategic direction of the company, with a strong focus on supporting strategic growth initiatives
  • The Analyst supports the company by providing research, rigorous analysis, financial modeling and recommendations in support of strategic growth, utilizing advanced Microsoft Excel skills and public data sources
  • The Analyst will play a key role in the companys innovation initiatives including providing fact-based thought leadership to operational excellence and continuous improvement initiatives
  • The Analyst maintains a keen awareness and acumen around markets, emerging trends, innovation and competitors to leverage in creation of growth plans
  • The Analyst supports the M&A process including due diligence, valuation and financial modelling
  • The Analyst is skilled in analytical methods, producing fact-based, logical hypothesis and scenarios with well-thought-out conclusions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, including the use of Microsoft PowerPoint to convey analysis and recommendations to stakeholders and company executives.
  • The Analyst reports directly to the Head of Corporate Development & Strategy

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Supports Universal Insurance Holdings new business development process through research, modeling, rigorous analysis and presentation of findings and recommendations
  • Assists with the development and implementation of compelling and creative strategic growth initiatives
  • Manages the collection, analysis and presentation of data in support of projects including, but not limited to, business case development, emerging trends and technologies, U.S. state, county and lines of business insurance markets, strategic and operational performance metrics, M&A valuations, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Maintains strategy and M&A office databases


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Marketing, Engineering, Computer Science or related quantitative field required
  • 0-2 years professional experience in a similar research, analysis and strategic business support role (e.g., planning, finance, or consulting)

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or an MBA in process
  • Professional Services/Consulting experience
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
  • Very strong (well above average) Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Results-oriented, takes the initiative mentality
  • Demonstrates a highly analytical work ethic/approach
  • A fast learner with the ability to take initial direction and self-manage to complete assignments on time and to expectations
  • Highly collaborative team player
  • Pragmatic with a strong analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to formulate logical methods/approaches
  • Strong project management skills, including demonstrated ability to think end-to-end and manage multiple priorities/projects simultaneously
  • Experience with S&P Capital IQ, SNL & U.S census data a plus

Benefit Highlights

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (post 60-day probationary period)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a Company match up to 5% of your contribution and match are fully-vested (post 90-day probationary period)
  • Paid vacation (post 90-day probationary period)
  • Free health club membership

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc., may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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