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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 IV

Location: Renton, WA Job Number: 722098 Date posted: 08/07/2018
Description: Provide leadership with preparing and analyzing financial plans, forecasts, and reports. 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 responsbility for assignments with large financial impact. Perform complex financial and data modeling with little supervision. Works with senior level leadership and mentor junior level analyst. Initiates assignments under consultative direction toward long-range goals/objectives. Erroneous decisions or recommendations may result in failure to achieve goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Work independently to create complex financial models to evaluate business and industry performance. 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.
  • Develops advanced job practices, techniques, standards, principles, and concepts. Develops solutions to problems of unusual complexity that require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation. develops solutions to unique challenges that may serve as precedent for future decisions.
  • Develops advanced job practices, techniques, standards, principles, and concepts.
  • Mentor and lead junior level financial analyst.

  • Basic Qualifications: Experience
  • Minimum six (6) years of business/finance experience, with industry experience. May consider some combination of education and experience in lieu of years of experience.

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

    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:
  • 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 ability to create meaningful financial reports that are actionable.
  • Familiarity of financial transaction flow within operational and financial systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Proven problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of health care and insurance industry regulations.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ten (10) plus years of experience in business/finance capacity for a large health care or insurance industry setting.

  • Master of science in finance (MSF) degree or master of business administration (MBA) degree preferred.

    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: Financial Planning & Analysis 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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