Senior Financial Planning Analyst - 240211

Our organization is looking for dynamic individuals who love to learn, thrive on innovation, and are open to exploring new ways to achieve our goals.  If this describes you, we want to speak with you. You can help us achieve our vision to lead nationally in innovating equitable whole-person health.

Senior Financial Planning Analyst Responsibilities:
 * Takes the lead in governance, support, and analytics around cost allocation methodologies and procedures
 * Responsible for in depth analytics around cost allocations, segment and legal entity reporting, and for providing actionable insights to the business based on findings
 * Responsible for predictive modeling and sensitivity analysis around cost allocations
 * Responsible for building innovative reporting dashboards and presentations which will allow for an improvement in the understanding of expense drivers and emergent risks/opportunities
 * Work with P&L managers and business partners to support business case analysis for new initiatives
 * Communication and presentation of financial results with the ability to tell the “story”
 * Challenge existing cost allocation processes to improve efficiency, accuracy and transparency
 * Help to generate segment and legal entity reporting on a monthly basis
 * Engage matrix partners to understand financial and business performance
 * Act as liaison with finance, segment reporting, subsidiaries, and the business to ensure we produce accurate and timely results
 * Coordinate with corporate accounting and FP&A expense planning analysts as appropriate and required

 * Undergraduate degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or Management (or equivalent work experience)
 * MBA or equivalent a plus
 * Strong communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills are required.
 * Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with Senior Executives and Management and work in an independent environment is essential
 * Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail orientation required
 * Proven ability and examples of effective problem solving (problem identification and ability to work through to resolution) and analytics required
 * Advanced Excel skills and demonstrated proficiency with PowerPoint and Word. PeopleSoft & Hyperion Essbase experience is a plus
 * Understanding of budget/forecast principles
 * Ability to manage competing priorities
 * Demonstrated ability to work with business unit partners and corporate management
 * 4 – 6+ years’ experience or equivalent background

Equal Employment Opportunity

Independence Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability.