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Senior Financial Planning Analyst

Accounting & Finance
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Bring your drive for excellence, team orientation and customer commitment to Independence; help us renew and reimagine our business and shape the future of health care.  Our organization is looking to diversify, grow, innovate and serve, and we are looking for committed, empowered learning-oriented people to join our team.  If this describes you, we want to speak with you.


  • Provide accurate detailed and summary reporting and analysis of results, trends and issues impacting business areas.
  • Prepares monthly variance reports for timely distribution to management team. These reports include summaries of admin expense performance, specialized headcount reports and any exception reports that may be required. Reviews and analyzes variance to provide explanations for management.
  • Updates and revises budgets monthly for budget revisions, reorganizations, and transfers. Performs special assignments as requested by management.
  • Prepares monthly general ledger closing journal entries and variance analysis to aid in financial statement closing decisions.
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations as required.
  • Coordinates any changes needed to facilitate new cost centers, reorganizations or employee transfers.
  • Performs other duties & special projects as required.
  • Prepare and provide Ad-hoc reporting and support as required using Hyperion, PeopleSoft and other tools available.
  • Engage business partners to understand financial and business performance
  • Collaborate with business leadership to foster well informed decisions
  • Ensure business partners have appropriate reporting, transparency and education into financial plan, year over year variances, trends and areas of concern.
  • Communicates on a routine basis with Finance Sr. Leadership as well as all levels of leadership in client group supported.
  • Translates statistical data into trends and projections of future performance. Targets additional areas for continued improvement and efficiency within current trends and future projections.
  • Actively participate in forecasting/projection process; partner with business to develop and maintain forecasts in transparent and consultative manner.
  • Provide analytical and decision support to business partners; acts as business’ trusted advisor and supports them in attaining their business and financial results.
  • Creates and maintains operational/financial measurement models and reports as required by Sr. Management, including production data, unit costs, PMP costs, staffing, equipment usage, etc.

  • Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or Management (or equivalent work experience)
  • 5+ years’ experience working with financial budgets required.
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and strong presentation skills are required.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with department management and the ability to work in an independent environment is essential. Strong communication (both written and verbal) and strong presentation skills are required.
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented as well as above average problem solving/analytical skills required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite (Excel, Access, and Word) as well as PeopleSoft & Hyperion software is required.
  • 1 or 2 years of accounting, general ledger, or financial analyst experience required (preferably in a budget capacity)
  • Understanding of budget/forecast principles and performance management activities
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work with business unit partners and corporate management
  • The ability to manage projects and customer expectations to a successful conclusion is essential.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Corporate FP&A and Business partners to establish plan goals and deadlines

About Our Company

Serving more than 8 million people nationwide, including 2.5 million in southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group — together with its subsidiaries — is the leading health insurance organization in the Philadelphia region. Our mission to build healthier lives for you, your family, and your employees shapes our actions and decisions every day.


At Independence, we see each of our members as an individual, with unique needs and concerns. We’re dedicated to harnessing the very latest ideas and technologies to deliver access to care that meets those needs and surpasses your expectations.  For more information about Independence access our website at www.ibx.com. We’re revolutionizing health care, and our focus is on you!

Equal Employment Opportunity

Independence Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability. 

Agency Disclaimer

All resumes submitted directly to an Independence Blue Cross employee from a vendor via email, the Internet or in any other form without a valid written search agreement in place for this position from the Independence Blue Cross Family of Companies Human Resources Department will be deemed the sole property of Independence Blue Cross and the Independence Blue Cross Family of Companies. Please note that no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Independence Blue Cross or the Independence Blue Cross Family of Companies as a result of the referral or through means other than our established process. 

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