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Financial Analyst II - KPWHRI (Seattle, WA)

Location: Seattle, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 790798 Date posted: 05/22/2019
Description:

**KAISER PERMANENT WASHINGTON RESEARCH INSTITUTE IS SEEKING AN EXPERIENCED FINANCIAL ANALYST WHO DESIRES TO WORK IN A FAST-PACED ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS THE MISSION OF TURNING INNOVATIVE IDEAS INTO BETTER HEALTH CARE FOR EVERYONE. PREFERRED CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE EXCELLENT PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS WITH STRONG ATTENTION TO DETAIL. CANDIDATE SHOULD BE ABLE TO DEVELOP COMPLEX SPREADSHEETS BY ANALYZING AND SYNTHESIZING DATA FROM VARIOUS SOURCES TO GENERATE REPORTS AND ANALYSES WITH A HIGH DEGREE OF ACCURACY. CANDIDATE SHOULD BE ADAPTABLE AND ENJOY LEARNING. KNOWLEDGE OF POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES RELATED TO GRANT/CONTRACT FUNDED WORK PREFERRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED. CANDIDATE SHOULD BE ABLE TO WORK AS PART OF A TEAM, AS WELL AS INDEPENDENTLY.


Reports financial status by preparing and analyzing financial plans, forecasts, and reports. Complete complex financial models for decision making purposes. Act as the financial laision/consultant to various business units within the organization. Errors in judgement or failure to achieve results may result in the allocation of additional resources. works under general supervision. Products are reviewed for sound judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Receives general direction for work that is reviewed upon completion. Participates in determining objectives of assignments, plans, etc.

  • Will be involved in special projects and/or participate in training and development efforts.

  • Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data. Increases productivity by developing automated applications; eliminating duplications; coordinating information requirements.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of business/finance experience OR if candidate possesses a Master's degree or higher may accept that in lieu of the required experience.

  • Education

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

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


  • Additional Requirements:

  • N/A


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four (4) years of business/finance experience in a large health care or insurance 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 the 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.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00am Working Hours End: 5:00pm 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: KPWHRI 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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