Sr Financial Analyst - Arkansas

Job ID: J121308
Company: Gateway Health Plan
Location: Little Rock, AR, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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Description

JOB SUMMARY

This job functions as the Sr Financial Analyst for the Arkansas (Forevercare) line of business and performs financial and business related research and analysis such as the preparation of forecasts and/or analysis of financial reports, records and trends; develops and maintains spreadsheets and databases to facilitate analysis and reporting; and is responsible for conducting and documenting financial analysis projects.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Display effective communication skills.
  • Coordinate with other departments, locations, and divisions.
  • Communicate with other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems.
  • Communicate with management at the Organization, subsidiaries, affiliates, other third parties, etc. as to project status and completion deadlines.
  • Advise management of expected outcomes, and recommending ways to improve the outcomes.
  • Conduct presentation to all levels of management in order to provide a summary of analysis regarding financial results and trends.
  • Communicate with management as to project status and completion deadlines.
  • Perform financial and business related analysis.
  • Analyze, evaluate and interpret appropriate financial and statistical data.
  • Develop and/or document business policies.
  • Conduct special financial and business related studies.
  • Cooperate with other departments in the preparation of analyses.
  • Conduct financial and business related analyses and research including the preparation of forecasts and/or analysis of trends.
  • Analyze financial reports and records.
  • Provide reasoning for variances and make recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  • Advise management of expected outcomes, and recommend ways to improve the outcomes.
  • Independently pursue fundamental problem solving and document the recommendations to management.
  • Facilitate analysis and reporting.
  • Utilize computer to input, retrieve or display accounting information.
  • Develop and maintains spreadsheets and databases.
  • Utilize PC and/or mainframe based systems and software, compile and prepare reports, graphs and charts of data developed.
  • Serve as a project lead for special projects within the department.
  • Lead and document financial analysis projects including the preparation of ad hoc reports; to include but not limited to; gathering of data, analysis, documentation of findings, and calculation of results and generation of reports for distribution.
  • Coordinate activities to ensure the project is advancing properly and to ensure the project is completed within the timeframes established.
  • Communicate with management at the Organization, subsidiaries, affiliates, other third parties, etc. as to project status and completion deadlines.
  • Make recommendations based on findings when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree

Substitutions

  • None


Preferred

  • None

EXPERIENCE

  • 5 - 10 years of relevant, progressive experience in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Experience with various computer applications to include MS Excel and/or MS Access

Preferred

  • None

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • None
     

SKILLS

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Client focused with strong business acumen
  • Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to think strategically and act proactively to create strong trust and confidence with business units
  • Strong innovative problem-solving capabilities

Language (Other than English)

None 

Travel Required

0%  - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-Based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Occasionally

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Never

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required 

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Rarely

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Does Not Apply

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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