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Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis (Remote)

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Resp & Qualifications

Supports Management Planning And Decision Making by assembling financial data; preparing quantitative analyses; identifying financial outcomes and potential returns; appraising current condition and replacement value; studying income and payment streams; analyzing financial options and alternative uses of capital; analyzing and interpreting financial data; making comparative analyses.


  • Defines financial situation by assembling financial data; preparing quantitative analyses. Evaluates optional plans by identifying outcomes and potential returns. Design, build, enhance and actively manage robust, technically complex financial models to capture, consolidate and analyze dynamic information. Standardize and coordinate data inputs.

  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing and interpreting financial data; making comparative analyses; offering alternatives; preparing financial plans. Perform adhoc reporting and analysis and develop financial models to support strategic decisions.  Evaluates financial plans by identifying financial outcomes and potential returns.

  • Enhance reporting content and processes to ensure that reporting meets the business needs and is produced efficiently. Streamline routine analysis, identify improvement opportunities to automate and create leverage.

  • Collaborate with financial leadership to architect and implement financial structures, methodologies and tools to improve visibility to business trends and P&L financial drivers related to the division.


Education Level: Bachelor's Degree Finance, Business Administration or related field OR in lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience.

Experience: 3 years experience in a finance or analytical role within finance sector or quantitative analysis

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA/MS, preferably in a quantitative and analytical discipline. Specific experience building Excel-based financial models. Understanding of healthcare marketplace dynamics and healthcare financial and operational reporting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Ability to manage long-term projects meeting deadlines and ensuring compliance.
  • Ability to prepare ad-hoc analysis, experience studies and reports.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility, innovation and problem-solving skills and resourcefulness.
  • Ability to express technical and financial analysis in a clear, concise manner on both written and oral form.
  • Strong mathematical acumen with a solid understanding of financial and accounting principles.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, able to interface with senior leaders in the business.
  • Proficient in Excel, VBA, PowerPoint, and data analysis software (e.g., SAS, Access).
  • Good analytical skills, highly detail oriented and a thorough understanding of general economic theory as it relates to the lending and business environment.
  • Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities, deadlines, and workloads that can be variable for long periods of time. Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence. Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.



Department: FP&A and Treasury

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

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Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.


The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship.


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