Finance Manager II


General Information
Graduate Degree
6 to 10 years
Job Description



The Dovetail Finance Manager will have day-to-day responsibility for financial management of the business, working collaboratively with the Finance Director. Dovetail is an insurance services and technology company that provides a range of insurance solutions to carriers, brokers and Managing General Agents. The company is focused on growth. It is for that reason that we are looking for someone who not only has the technical skill set but is a proactive, self-starter and has the ability to partner effectively with and challenge the business. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, with a willingness and ability to respond to requests from the business and finance colleagues with urgency and enthusiasm.


While this role will focus on core FP&A responsibilities - book close, forecast development, budgeting – the candidate will be expected to partner with business leaders and colleagues to provide insightful decision support around profitability levers, growth opportunities, contract analysis, and metric reporting.



  • Perform the close, forecast, and budget process including any required reporting for the business and corporate reporting with limited oversight
  • Develop/maintain financial models to enable analytics around trends, performance, and outlook
  • Facilitate sound management decisions through financial and metric reporting while highlighting material variances, trends, & risks/opportunities, and providing insightful commentary to the business and corporate partners
  • Perform ad hoc analyses on financial data and business requests to monitor tactical decisions and enable strategic decision making
  • Foster service-focused relationships with the business leaders while effectively collaborating with other support functions
  • Job Requirements
    • 4-6 years of experience in a corporate environment. Finance-related undergraduate or graduate degree or relevant corporate finance background preferred
    • Strong technical skills paired with a creative approach to solving challenging problems
    • Detail-oriented with ability to develop sound, efficient, and repeatable operational processes
    • Excellent communication with ability to distill complex concepts and analysis into simple terms
    • Independent, proactive, self-starter with the ability to anticipate questions and address issues in advance of them being a problem.
    • Team-focused orientation with a strong customer-service philosophy
    • Very high standards of quality, accuracy and timeliness.
    • Nimble with ability to prioritize/multi-task in fluid environment
    • Company is located in Columbia, SC. Position can be in Columbia, SC or New York City. If in New York, candidate should expect to spend 1-2 weeks per month in South Carolina.

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