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Accounting, Actuarial & Finance

Support the Bottom Line — and the Big Picture

Create the financial strategies that affect our patients, medical centers, and future. On this team, you'll provide the strategy recommendations that drive operational and process improvement, as well as face challenging opportunities to influence the future of health care.

Financial Analyst II (MT-2209)

Location: Downey, CA Job Number: 707359 Date posted: 06/08/2018
Description: Assists and supports Finance Management and/or more senior Financial Analyst. Accountable for coordination, compilation and distribution of financial data. Provides financial analyses as needed within defined parameters. May participate in planning and development of budgets and in monitoring of expenses.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Monitors policies and procedures related to financial management and budget systems and related automated systems. Works under general guidance, accountable to complete budget analysis.
  • Recommends modifications of established practices and procedures to successfully handle a full range of routine and non-routine assignments and projects. Accountable for complete, accurate and timely work.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Communicates projects/studies of moderate scope as directed by Finance Team.
  • Conducts budget variance analyses utilizing financial sources as available.
  • Coordinates and distributes budget monitoring information among Medical Center Administrations.
  • Provides statistical analysis on spreadsheet and graphical formats, utilizing computer-based programming (FOCUS, Data Warehouse, CMIS) and other systems for presentation on analysis of financial reports.
  • Requires approximately 25% travel out to Medical Centers.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum three (3) years related experience (with bachelor's degree or equivalent experience specified in Minimum Education) OR
  • Minimum one (1) year related experience (with master's degree).
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or four (4) years of directly related experience.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:
  • Strong knowledge of financial analysis and accepted accounting principles.
  • Must have a working knowledge of finance theories such as present value theory/cash flow analysis.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to apply these tools and principles with direction from senior staff only on more complex analyses.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of different budgeting techniques and related analytical tools.
  • Knowledge of advanced spreadsheet functions (including graphics and macros).
  • Ability to formulate study designs and conduct professional analyses.
  • Able to perform special studies/projects of moderate scope, which require independent development of some innovative analytical approaches to resolve issues related to financial management and/or automated systems.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of the functions and data available in EIS, FDRS and CMIS as well as other host-based systems preferred.

  • Master's degree in related field.

  • PR # MT-2209

    Primary Location: California,Downey,Downey Boeing - Independence Park 12254 Bellflower Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Services Department: Pharmacy Finance Travel: No
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Accounting, Finance, & Actuarial Careers

    Accounting Careers

    Members of our accounting team support corporate projects and lend insight to areas such as financial reporting, tax planning and preparation, and audit management. This team also includes our audit professionals, who partner with financial and operational groups across the organization to analyze budgets and streamline procedures.

    Finance Careers

    Supporting critical business functions such as financial services, national Medicare finance, strategic planning, auditing, and corporate finance, our finance professionals develop the strategies that enable us to meet our financial goals.

    Actuarial Careers

    Applying probability and statistics to the practical problems of insurance, our actuarial team performs a variety of duties, including calculating the cost of premiums and policy values, preparing statistical studies, and forecasting financial results.

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