Lead Financial Analyst
Company: Highmark Health
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 26, 2022
**Job Description :**
This job 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
+ Display effective communication skills.
+ Coordinate with other departments, locations, and divisions.
+ Communicate with other departments and/or outside agencies to
+ Communicate with management at the Organization, subsidiaries,
affiliates, other third parties, etc. as to project status and
+ 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
+ Communicate with management as to project status and completion
+ Perform financial and business related analysis
+ Analyze, evaluate and interpret appropriate financial and
+ Develop and/or document business policies, conduct special
financial and business related studies and 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
+ 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 documents
the recommendations to management.
+ Facilitate analysis and reporting.
+ Utilize computer to input, retrieve or display accounting
+ Develop and maintain spreadsheets and databases.
+ Utilize PC and/or mainframe based systems and software, compiles
and prepares reports, graphs and charts of data developed.
+ Serve as a project lead for special projects within the
+ 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
+ Coordinate activities to ensure the project is advancing properly
and to ensure the project is completed within the timeframes
established. Included in this process will be communication with
Management at the Organization, subsidiaries, affiliates, other
third parties, etc. as to project status and completion
+ Make recommendations based on findings when necessary.
+ Other duties as assigned or requested.
+ Bachelor's Degree is required for all levels
+ 7 - 10 years of related progress experience in Accounting and/or
Finance including experience in leading projects of varying size
+ Experience with various computer applications to include MS Excel
and/or MS Access
+ 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):**
0% - 25%
**PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS**
Teaches / trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
**_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
**_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._
_As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access
to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential
customer information that must be protected at all times. In
connection with this, all employees must comply with both the
Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as
described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies
and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established
within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and
Information Security Policy._
_Furthermore, it is every employee's responsibility to comply with
the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not
limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules,
and regulations as well as company policies and training
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qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans
or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion,
sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any
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employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to
race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual
orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or
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