Kaiser Permanente Financial Consultant in Portland, Oregon

This position is responsible for working with Central Decision Support (DS) staff and our customers to transform financial and clinical data into relevant information for operational, tactical and strategic decision making. The ideal candidate understands source data in the MedAssets cost accounting system, DS Data Marts, and other operational data stores, works with Regional (Northwest, Hawaii, Colorado, Georgia, Mid-Atlantic States) and Program Office staff to determine information needs and then develops plans and executes on those requirements. - Understanding and working experience with financial statements, general ledger and regulatory financial reporting (i.e. Medical Loss Ratio Reporting) - Coordinate expanding efforts related to Medical Loss Ratio reporting, focusing on the Federal Group, Medicare, Medicaid, quarterly/annual forecasting etc. Additionally, the position will support, advise on and model future regulatory reporting work as new requirements unfold. Develops, interprets and implements financial concepts for financial planning and control. Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements and operating forecasts. Performs economic research and studies in the areas of return, depreciations, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance and impact of governmental requirements.

Preferred Qualifications: Understanding of accounting and general ledger Understanding of federal and state regulations Experience leading projects

Essential Functions: - Provides project, service line or product line management, management consulting, and analytical decision support services or technical expertise for a broad array of financial and operational issues. - Responsible for more complex multi-faceted projects and analyses across disciplines and functional areas. - Assists in developing performance monitoring process and coordinating compilation, interpretation and presentation of monitoring information. - Participates in the planning and development of regional, departmental and/or functional budgets. - May be responsible for budget system completion, high level reviews and conducting area wide analyses for target development. - Conducts or participates in complex projects where analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of factors.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum eight (8) years of financial analysis or related experience. Education - Bachelor's degree in finance related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - N/A

Additional Requirements: - Regularly contributes to the development of new financial analysis concepts, techniques, and standards. - Considered expert in field within KP. - Frequently contributes to the development of new financial analysis theories and methods. - Expert proficiency in PC based word processing and spreadsheet applications, including advanced functions such as graphics, pivot tables, macros and database management. - Thorough knowledge of financial analysis policies, practices and systems. - Extensive knowledge of several or all of the following: general finance theories and methodologies, discounted cash flow analysis, cost/benefit analysis, feasibility studies, large scale business planning, financial modeling and project management. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Financial ConsultantLOCATION Portland, ORREQNUMBER 626014

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.