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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 III

Location: Renton, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 770205 Date posted: 02/04/2019

Provide leadership with preparing and analyzing financial plans, forecasts, and reports. Perform complex financial models for decision making purposes. Act as the financial laision/consultant to various business units within the organization. Lead work on regional or enterprise-wide projects. Interact with senior leaders and take responsibility for assignments with large financial impact. Receives general direction for work that is reviewed upon completion. Performs work with minimal direction and exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments. Errors or failures may results in significant expenditure of company resources.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects and strategic plan. Initiate, design and complete complex analyses used by customers to make tactical and strategic decisions. Independently gather, manipulate and analyze data. Present information in a broad range of formats to small or large audiences.

  • Regularly contributes to the development of new job practices, techniques, standards, principles, and concepts. Develops solutions to complex problems that require ingenuity and innovation

  • Tracks financial status by monitoring variances from plan. Determines financial status by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results. Improves financial status by analyzing results and variances; identifying trends; recommending actions.

  • Performs work with minimal direction and exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments

  • Lead special projects and/or participate in training and development efforts.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum four (4) years of business/finance experience, with industry experience.

  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, or related field

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

  • Additional Requirements:

  • May consider some combination of education and experience in lieu of years of experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to create meaningful financial reports that are actionable.

  • Familiarity of financial transaction flow within operational and financial systems.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.

  • Proven analytical ability.

  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills.

  • Ability to identify and solve problems.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) plus years of experience in an industry setting.

  • MBA or MSF

  • Demonstrated working knowledge and skills in financial modeling.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge and skills in the principles and practices of accounting which would include a working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Knowledge of health care and insurance industry regulations.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Baker 1300 SW 27th St. 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: Care Delivery 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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