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Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Primary Location Seattle, Washington Job Number 1089213 Date posted 07/13/2022
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Description:
Job Summary:


The Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute is a public interest organization embedded in one of the nation’s premiere integrated health systems. This Washington State-based position will collaborate with leading health scientists and administrative personnel to provide administrative management and direction for research that aims to improve the health, well-being, health equity for our Kaiser Permanente members and all communities through collaborative research, evaluation. We’re looking for a dedicated, innovative leader who is excited to join a workforce that values diversity and working with people from a broad range of backgrounds. Managing the institute’s research financial planning, financial audits, business systems and services and accounting teams.





Essential Responsibilities:



  • Pursues professional growth and provides developmental opportunities for others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; training and developing talent for growth opportunities; delegating tasks and decisions; fostering open dialogue amongst team members; executing performance management guidelines and expectations; and working closely with employees to set goals and provide open feedback and coaching to drive performance improvement.

  • Manages designated work unit by translating business plans into tactical action items; ensuring all policies and procedures are followed; delegating tasks to meet goals and objectives; overseeing the completion of work assignments; aligning team efforts; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; identifying and addressing improvement opportunities; removing obstacles that impact performance; and guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly.

  • Leads internal audit process, reviews audit results, and engages with auditors to resolve material weaknesses, implement changes to internal controls and proactively assess high risk areas.

  • Ensures budgets and/or forecasts are developed in accordance with business strategic initiatives by managing the evaluation of budgeting trends; managing the use of budget and forecasting; and managing the development of department/regional budgets.

  • Manages others in advising region/business unit leaders on strategic fiscal matters by monitoring the creation of regular and special reports for both financial and statistical matters in order to facilitate financial management throughout the organization; overseeing regular meetings with leadership to review financial results for their areas; and ensuring others appropriately advise the Kaiser Senior Management team on reading and interpreting financial results, analyzing variances, and improving performance.

  • Oversees financial modeling by reviewing and suggesting models; monitoring risk alternatives; and managing evaluation of what-if scenarios and forecasts.

  • Evaluates the business vision, objectives, and strategic initiatives and maximizes the financial impact of strategies and initiatives.

  • Manages costing activities by monitoring the identification of cost avoidance and cost recovery opportunities.

  • Monitors performance/operations/financial state by managing the use of templates (e.g., cash flow, RFA process, weekly unit case report) and computer applications; overseeing financial analyses and results (e.g., operating cash flow analyses, pro forma P&L, line item walk forwards, volume building blocks, NPV, IRR, Discounted Cash Flow, statistical analyses, economic analyses); and overseeing variance analysis and results (e.g., volume, P&L line item, cost of goods, rate).

  • Manages reports of region/business unit financial information by monitoring use of financial trends, data analysis reports, and forecasts of income and expense; overseeing assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses; and monitoring the use of data/inputs from region/business unit systems to support analyses (e.g., membership and utilization reports, volume reporting, day sales inventory, analysis spreadsheets, investment schedules).

  • Ensures field operations are supported by monitoring their operational/financial performance; and recommending areas of improvement.

  • Manages Financial Statement Analysis of business partners (e.g., suppliers, customers, co-packers, acquisition targets) by ensuring information reported from software systems (Internet, Bloomberg, and D&B), annual reports, and/or interviews is accurate; monitoring the financial status (viability) of business partners; and ensuring risk implications are minimized.

  • Improves financial performance by interpreting financial trends; partnering with business leaders to identify actions that address performance issues; and implementing enhancements to operational issues in order to improve performance.

  • Participates in strategic financial planning by utilizing results of financial, utilization, and benchmark data.

  • Drives strategic financial planning by monitoring financial plans, acquisition activity, financial requirements, and operating forecasts; and overseeing development of financial concepts for financial planning and control.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Minimum three (3) years experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
  • Bachelors degree in finance, business, or related field and Minimum six (6) years Financial Planning & Analysis experience, or directly related business experience. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.


  • N/A

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years supervisory experience.
  • Three (3) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).
  • One (1) year experience managing or taking accountability for operational or project budgets.
  • Three (3) years experience working with KP data sources or tools.
  • Four (4) years health care experience.
  • Three (3) years FP&A experience working for a health care organization.
  • Three (3) years experience working with advanced SQL and/or SAS coding.
  • Three (3) years construction and maintenance finance experience.
  • Four (4) years corporate real estate finance experience.
  • Three (3) years experience developing business cases.
  • Masters degree finance, business, or related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • FP&A Certification.
Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Met Park East Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-WA-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Specialty: FP&A Department: Met Park East - Rsrch -Bid & Proposal Effrts - 1130 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.