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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 Senior Consultant (Operational Accounting)

Location: Pleasanton, CA Additional Locations:

Green Street/IDS 99 S. Oakland Ave., 99 S. Oakland Ave., Pasadena,California, 91101
Job Number: 787096 Date posted: 05/07/2019
Description:

Responsibilities include performing account analysis, preparing account reconciliations, preparing accounting statements and reports, and coordination and management of account reporting and filings. Plans, coordinates and resolves accounting matters with other KPIT members, departments, locations and divisions. Accounting policies and procedures are established to ensure that all financial transactions are executed and documented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Findings and recommendations are presented to senior management.  The essential functions include: ensure records are maintained in accordance with GAAP, supervise month-end close activities and communicate risk and opportunity to management, take leadership role for accounting related project initiatives, ensure company adherence to policies and procedures, and complete special projects as assigned.


Develops, interprets and implements financial concepts for financial planning and control. Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements and operating forecasts. Performs economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciations, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance and impact of governmental requirements.

Essential Functions:
- Reviews and analyzes submitted budget/forecast data for completeness, changes in trend, and drivers of change.
- Designs effective processes to track financial performance against expectations, including early red flags to identify potential shortfalls.
- Oversees analysis of planned financial objectives and identifies corrective actions. Partners with key leaders to shift (or maintain) direction.
- Acts as a proactive partner to insure business objectives are achieved in a financially efficient manner.
- Reviews and presents the financial information to key KP leaders - identifying key messages, risks, and opportunities. Continuously forecasts the progress and momentum in key operations against planned objectives.
- Handle all phases of projects assigned including client meetings, analysis, presentations.
- Lead the process to streamline, refine and improve the budget/forecast/reporting processes.
- Works cross-functionally to help insure planning processes are consistent, and properly support the development of National Functions organizations individually and as an organization.
- Ensures integrity of measurement and control processes and all financial and reporting statements.
- Regarded as subject matter expert for IT Finance.
- Identifies key business issues and designs analytical approaches/solutions.
- Designs financial models, processes, procedures and methodologies.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Minimum ten (10) years of financial analysis or related experience.
Education
- Bachelor's degree required, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A
 
Additional Requirements:
- Advanced knowledge (broad expertise or unique knowledge) of policies, practices and systems.
- Develops advanced concepts, techniques, and standards. 
- Develops new financial models and applications based on professional principles and theories. 
- Viewed as functional expert in field within KP.
- Applies advanced principles, theories, and concepts. 
- Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas.
 


Preferred Qualifications:
- N/A

Primary Location: California,Pleasanton,Pleasanton Tech Cntr Building A 4460 Hacienda Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM 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: Operational Accounting Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time 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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