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Lead Financial Analyst

Resp & Qualifications


This position reports to the Manager, Financial Systems and Segment Analysis and is responsible for producing and analyzing internal financial statements and management reports. The position will also perform routine and ad hoc financial analysis to explain financial results and budget variances.

The position also develops, administers and supports new financial statements and analysis as assigned, assists users in other areas of Finance by effectively applying technology to support operational, reporting, and analysis needs. 



Provides a team leadership role and hands-on performance in the completion/closure of monthly internal financial statements. Develops new financial reports as needed using Oracle FSG or OBIEE.

Coordinates, reviews and analyzes financial data to explain variances and trends.

Responds to manager, director and executive inquiries, handles special requests for data and analysis.

Participates as an experienced resource in the design and implementation phases of new systems initiatives, providing functional analysis and design independent of direct supervision to ensure that new systems meet operational, control and information requirements. 

Assists in documenting and maintaining records in support of internal and external audits/reviews.

Recommends, implements and documents changes to accounting workflow and processes when appropriate and ensures those changes are compliant with corporate goals and policies.



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related business field or equivalent technical training and 7+ years of demonstrated progressively responsible work experience in accounting


Position requires an excellent working knowledge of GAAP Accounting.  Excellent organizational, leadership and communication skills (both written and verbal).  Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to work both independently and as a team member.   Maintain highly sensitive information in a confidential manner.  Solid PC background and extensive knowledge of ERP Systems

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 demands from internal and external customers  

Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level

Strong knowledge of CareFirst organization and financial systems and processes.

In-depth knowledge of GAAP and STAT accounting rules. 

CPA licensure and/or MBA.

Experience with Oracle EBS or similar ERP systems. Experience and knowledge of OBIEE or similar BI applications a plus.

Intermediate/advanced Excel skills.




Department: Segment Analysis

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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Closing Date

Please apply before: 09/15/2019

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 physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position successfully.  Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The employee 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 employee must frequently talk and hear.  Weights of 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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