Financial Analyst Senior Job:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

20282-en_US
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Eagan Minnesota
Healthcare
Description

About Blue Cross



At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, we are developing industry-leading strategies every day that make a healthy difference in people’s lives. Blue Cross has a legacy of improving health through innovation because we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to live the healthiest life possible. Chartered in 1933 as the state’s first health plan, we’ve been serving the health care needs of Minnesotans for more than 80 years.



 



Blue Cross supports you with competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Many Employee Resource Groups are active in the company, promoting inclusion and helping us meet the diverse needs of our workforce and our members. Join us, and enjoy a work environment where all employees are respected and valued — a workplace honored with a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for 2017. Find your place at a company that cares.



 


Description Summary

This position performs moderately complex forecasting and budgeting variance analysis, development of management reporting and other ad hoc financial analysis. The position is able to work on multiple priorities, deadlines and has the ability to adapt to change.



 



 


Accountabilities


  1. Consolidation, analysis and communication of the annual budget, forecast and monthly financial results to Finance leadership and business owners.

  2. Analyze and report on key drivers of revenue and expense forecasting and other financial data, draw conclusions and present recommendations on findings.

  3. Perform detailed budget variance analysis by line of business, company and within divisions against forecast, actual, prior period, or other benchmarks.

  4. Work with models for revenue and pricing analysis, operational and vendor analysis and other projects as assigned. 

  5. Identify, analyze and recommend process improvements and other ad hoc analysis.

  6. Ability to navigate through various systems and departments to obtain accurate information to be utilized in the budget, forecasting and other ad hoc analysis/projects. 

  7. Prepare operational analytical reports related to resource capacity planning, capital, non-operating activities and expenses. 

  8. Foster relationships with business owners and be a resource on financial issues.


Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting and 5 years of relevant experience or 9 years of related experience in lieu of degree or equivalent military experience.

  • Skills/Abilities: Strong communication, excellent organization skills, MS office applications experience, excellent analytical skills, strong problem resolution skills, and ability to adapt to a changing environment and work independently.


Preferred Requirements

FLSA Status

Exempt

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.



 



Make a difference



Thank you for your interest in Blue Cross. Be part of a company that lets you be you — and make a healthy difference in people’s lives every day



Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.



Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota and Blue Plus® are nonprofit independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

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