Lead Financial Analyst

Job ID: J160831
Company: Gateway Health Plan
Location: Pittsburgh,PA,US
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Day (United States of America)
AHN Facility:
Posted Date: April 29, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company :

Gateway Health Plan

Job Description :

JOB SUMMARY

This job performs financial and business related research and analysis such as the preparation of forecasts and/or analysis of financial reports, records and trends; develops and maintains spreadsheets and databases to facilitate analysis and reporting; and is responsible for conducting and documenting financial analysis projects.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Display effective communication skills.
  • Coordinate with other departments, locations, and divisions.
  • Communicate with other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems.
  • Communicate with management at the Organization, subsidiaries, affiliates, other third parties, etc. as to project status and completion deadlines.
  • Advise management of expected outcomes, and recommending ways to improve the outcomes.
  • Conduct presentation to all levels of management in order to provide a summary of analysis regarding financial results and trends.
  • Communicate with management as to project status and completion deadlines.
  • Perform financial and business related analysis.
  • Analyze, evaluate and interpret appropriate financial and statistical data.
  • Develop and/or document business policies.
  • Conduct special financial and business related studies.
  • Cooperate with other departments in the preparation of analyses.
  • Conduct financial and business related analyses and research including the preparation of forecasts and/or analysis of trends.
  • Analyze financial reports and records.
  • Provide reasoning for variances and make recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  • Advise management of expected outcomes, and recommend ways to improve the outcomes.
  • Independently pursue fundamental problem solving and document the recommendations to management.
  • Facilitate analysis and reporting.
  • Utilize computer to input, retrieve or display accounting information.
  • Develop and maintains spreadsheets and databases.
  • Utilize PC and/or mainframe based systems and software, compile and prepare reports, graphs and charts of data developed.
  • Serve as a project lead for special projects within the department.
  • Lead and document financial analysis projects including the preparation of ad hoc reports; to include but not limited to; gathering of data, analysis, documentation of findings, and calculation of results and generation of reports for distribution.
  • Coordinate activities to ensure the project is advancing properly and to ensure the project is completed within the timeframes established.
  • Communicate with management at the Organization, subsidiaries, affiliates, other third parties, etc. as to project status and completion deadlines.
  • Make recommendations based on findings when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree

EXPERIENCE

Minimum

  • 7 – 10 years of related progress experience in Accounting and/or Finance including experience in leading projects of varying size and complexity.
  • Experience with various computer applications to include MS Excel and/or MS Access

Preferred

  • Healthcare experience preferred

SKILLS

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Client focused with strong business acumen.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to think strategically and act proactively to create strong trust and confidence with business units.
  • Strong innovative problem-solving capabilities.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Does this role supervise/manage other employees?         

No      

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Is Travel Required?
Yes (depending on department)

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies

Referral level payout 2

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BENEFITS

Total Rewards Program

In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, we show our employee appreciation through a comprehensive Total Rewards package, including:

  • Medical and prescription drug, dental and vision coverages for your and your eligible dependents
  • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and disability insurance
  • Employer-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off, including paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Employee discounts
Wellness Resources and Programs
Employees have access to the following wellness programs and resources:
  • Work-life resources, such as employee assistance programs and financial counseling services
  • 24/7 telephone access to health and wellness coaching to achieve personal goals
  • Onsite pharmacy services at major campuses
  • Fitness center access for all employees inclusive of showers, lockers, and group exercise classes at major Highmark campuses, Allegheny General Hospital & West Penn Hospital
  • Access to chronic condition management programs when enrolled in the employer-sponsored medical plan
  • 100% coverage for preventive exams, including flu shots
  • Incentive program that rewards employees
  • Secure bicycle parking at major campuses
  • Healthy food options at onsite cafeterias
  • Employee networks to gather in the name of health
  • Onsite seated massage and stress management classes including yoga, mindfulness and meditation

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