Highmark Health Manager Budget and Analysis - Health Plan in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

JOB SUMMARY

This job assists Senior Leadership in Financial Analysis in the development and preparation of annual operating budgets and periodic financial reports. Analyzes, evaluates, and develops forecasting models and identifies to management potential areas of opportunities and risks.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform management responsibilities including, but not limited to: involved in hiring and termination decisions, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management and staff productivity.Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the day-to-day operations of the department; develop and implement policies and programs as necessary; may have budgetary responsibility and authority.

  • Design, develop and/or enhance integrated planning and reporting processes within and/or across the enterprise.

  • Lead monthly management reporting processes and deliverables including presentation preparation for operating expense closing meetings and executive reviews.

  • Lead operating expense annual budgeting process by partnering with functional leaders to identify ways to achieve targets while guiding and providing feedback to analysts during the budgeting process.

  • Lead operating expense quarterly forecast processes by maintaining an understanding of the functional area/business expense drivers and their impact on the fiscal year results.

  • Review monthly variance and other financial reports to ensure appropriate rigor and documentation.

  • Influence/prioritize strategic investments based on expected return on investment (ROI) and other metrics.

  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration/Management

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration/Management

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 7 - 10 years of Finance and Accounting Experience

  • 3 -5 years of Management Experience

Preferred

  • 3 - 5 years of Financial Reporting

  • 1 - 3 years of Strategic Planning

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS

Preferred

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Non-Specific

SKILLS

  • Financial Analysis

  • Financial Forecasting and Modeling

  • Financial Reporting

  • Finance Systems

  • Financial Accounting

  • Project Management

  • Communication Skills

  • Business Process Improvement

REQNUMBER: J124023

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