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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager (Cerritos, CA) PS18052

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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.


This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Location: Cerritos, CA  

The Financial Planning and Analysis Manager provides technical leadership in identifying objectives, key issues, performance metrics, resources required, timelines, and results.  This person also sets strategic direction of projects, demonstrates in-depth technical knowledge, and provides high quality technical expertise to a broad array of issues.  This person will be supporting budgeting, forecasting, month-end close, and financial analysis in support of CareMore senior management.


Responsibilities also include:  

  • Responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and month-close reporting in support strategic business unit.
  • Researches projects to identify and evaluate new business opportunities.
  • Manages projects to deadlines, which may include leading people and managing deliverables.
  • Designs research plans for data gathering and analysis, as well as actively participating in or leading in developing recommendations and action plans.
  • Responsible for initiation and resolution of complex financial problems requiring technical expertise.
  • Works on problems where analysis of financial data and/or input from other areas requires evaluation of identifiable factors, an innovative solution, and effective and collaborative leadership.
  • Develop complex financial models via Excel to analyze data and situations to provide effective business solutions.
  • Provides quality customer service to clients as well as ensures promotion of service-oriented approach to assigned functional area(s).


The ideal candidate will be required to have: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution, CPA, CMA, or MBA preferred. 
  • A minimum of 5-7 years progressive accounting or finance experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 
  • Ability to work independently, with a focus on planning and management of deadlines and deliverables.
  • Demonstrated ability to explain/bridge statistical and operations metrics to financial results.  Strong analytical, process management and decision making skills.
  • Full command of P&L, Cash Flow, Balance Sheet, Forecast and Plan process, and volume/rate variance analysis. 
  • Must have advanced technical skills in Microsoft Excel; General Ledger accounting system experience preferred. 
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills; highly confident and exudes professionalism.  Also will need the ability to gain credibility quickly in highly sensitive situations. 
  • Has the ability to adapt his/her communication style to effectively interact with different personalities.
  • May require extended work schedules during peak periods.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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