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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 Planning and Performance Master-s Intern

Location: Redwood City, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 867502 Date posted: 02/11/2020
Description:
This position supports Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Leadership with financial management and strategic analysis to help implement KP's organizational goals of delivering quality, service and value to our members. 

Specific Qualities and Target Skill set: 
Able to formulate study designs and conduct analyses. Working knowledge of financial analysis policies, practices and systems. Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated problem solving and organization skills Works under general guidance; accountable to complete work assignments.
Collects data, researches, and prepares analysis for regional, departmental or functional budget performance and projects. Performs ad-hoc projects/studies of moderate scope utilizing knowledge of finance theories such as present value and cash flow analysis. Identifies, recommends and participates in process improvements
Essential Functions:
- Responsible for contributing high level analytical support to a project or department requiring application of knowledge in marketing, information management, finance, management, economics or statistics.
- This position contributes to a full range of project components.
- Assigned to at least one project and expected to produce results and report out as a member of a project team.
- Organizes assigned project tasks, identifies and structures information collection activities, and sets time lines for completion of required tasks as directed.
- Develops tools to identify and to document best practices.
- Prepares various excel, word or PowerPoint reports, and works w/ access database software (or similar tool) to develop data extracts and management information reports.
- May be asked to produce graphic information using excel or PowerPoint or similar software. 
- Contributes to development of management information and analysis conducted, provides recommendations and assists w/ preparation of formal presentations to communicate results to various management levels.
- Identifies alternative solutions to project issues.
- Contributes to development project plans to ensure timely deliverables and successful completion of project and demonstrates an understanding of various business intersections.
- Assists w/ identification and development of training information.
Basic Qualifications:

Experience

- N/A

Education

- Enrolled in or recent graduate of a MBA or other Master's level program with an accredited college or university.

License, Certification, Registration

- N/A.

 

 

Additional Requirements:

- Solid analytical skills, problem solving, project management and critical thinking.

- Strong project management skills.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

- Ability to utilize at a working level Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.

- Must be able to work in a Labor/ Management Partnership environment.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Knowledge of SQL or SAS highly desirable.
Primary Location: California,Redwood City,Redwood City 901 Marshall 901 Marshall St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon-Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Internship Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Services Department: Medical Office Controller's Office 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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