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Financial Analyst Senior Job

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Eagan, Minnesota, US, 55122

Company: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

About Blue Cross



For more than 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has worked to improve the health of all Minnesotans. As a nonprofit organization, we have a long history of making a healthy difference in people’s lives and of giving back to the communities we serve. In particular, our industry-leading commitment to veterans, service members and their families helped us to be named the first and only Beyond the Yellow Ribbon health plan company in Minnesota.



We make it easy for you to support veterans groups and other community organizations by providing 20 hours of volunteer paid time off each year — in addition to regular paid time off. The dedication of Blue Cross volunteers has earned us recognition for running one of the most successful corporate food drives in the state; donating nearly 1,500 volunteer hours at Habitat for Humanity worksites; and growing more than 750 pounds of fresh produce at our onsite Community Giving Gardens. Find your place at a company that cares about veterans, our employees, our members and our communities.


Description Summary

This position performs moderately complex forecasting and budgeting variance analysis, development of management reporting and other ad hoc financial analysis. The position is able to work on multiple priorities, deadlines and has the ability to adapt to change.



The job will be handling  financial analysis and reporting for the enterprise.  The person has to have a organizational view while reporting on the details.  They will work with business leaders across the organization as well as internal FP&A teams.  The focus will be administrative expense.  



 


Accountabilities


  1. Consolidation, analysis and communication of the annual budget, forecast and monthly financial results to Finance leadership and business owners.

  2. Analyze and report on key drivers of revenue and expense forecasting and other financial data, draw conclusions and present recommendations on findings.

  3. Perform detailed budget variance analysis by line of business, company and within divisions against forecast, actual, prior period, or other benchmarks.

  4. Work with models for revenue and pricing analysis, operational and vendor analysis and other projects as assigned. 

  5. Identify, analyze and recommend process improvements and other ad hoc analysis.

  6. Ability to navigate through various systems and departments to obtain accurate information to be utilized in the budget, forecasting and other ad hoc analysis/projects. 

  7. Prepare operational analytical reports related to resource capacity planning, capital, non-operating activities and expenses. 

  8. Foster relationships with business owners and be a resource on financial issues.


Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related and 5 years of related experience or 9 years of related experience in lieu of degree.

  • Skills/Abilities: Strong communication, excellent organization skills, Strong MS office applications experience, excellent analytical skills, strong problem resolution skills, and ability to adapt to a changing environment and work independently.


Preferred Requirements

Experience with administrative expenses 



 


FLSA Status

Exempt


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.



 



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Thank you for your interest in Blue Cross. Be part of a company that lets you be you — and make a healthy difference in people’s lives every day



Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.



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