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Financial Analyst

Resp & Qualifications

PURPOSE:
The Financial Analyst position within the Broker Compensation and Accounting department is perfect fit for individuals with experience in operations and looking to move to the business side.  The position requires strong organizational, customer service and interpersonal skills and intermediate Excel skills.  Accounting experience and experience with creating requirements and user acceptance testing a plus.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Receives and tracks daily cash receipts ensuring timeliness goals are met to contain loss of investment income.
  • Investigates and researches problem account reconciliation on an as-assigned basis in order to improve controls over general ledger, subsidiary ledgers, and balance sheet activity.
  • Analyzes and prepare journal entries, monthly account reconciliation, responding to internal and external auditors, management, and finance department inquiries.
  •  Develop, implement and maintain financial procedures using spreadsheet, database, and word processor.  Provide financial systems support to various areas of the department.


Required: Position requires a BS in Accounting or Finance or equivalent technical training, and a minimum of 1-3 years of Accounting/Finance experience.  Additionally, this position requires thorough PC and mainframe skills and excellent analytical skills.  The ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, and the ability to practically apply technical accounting practices and concepts to moderately complex transactions beyond basic detailed rules and instructions.  Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) is also desired.

Abilities/Skills: This position requires strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), strong PC and financial systems, strong problem-solving skills, ability to work independently and as a team member, and ability to train team members.
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.

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Department

Broker Accounting

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.

Hire Range Disclaimer

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

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: 11/27/2019

Closing Date

Please apply before: 11/28/2019

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  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.

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.

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