Kaiser Permanente Financial Project Manager in Downey, California

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 the most complex projects where analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of factors.

Essential Functions:

  • Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.

  • Coordinates performance monitoring process with junior staff and participates in the development of forecasts.

  • Conducts financial analyses independently or leads a team, participating in the most complex projects.

  • Designs and builds financial models based on diverse financial sources, in order to make informed strategic decisions.

  • May direct the production of ad hoc and periodic reports for department, facility, and/or regional management.

  • Works to improve data quality processes and report design to meet diverse and changing needs for management reporting.

  • Participates in the planning and development of department and non-department budgets, budget system completion, high level reviews and conducts area wide analyses for target development.

  • Prepares understandable and defensible financial analyses of decision alternatives by utilizing spreadsheets and accessing various databases.

  • Oversees preparation of analyses for project teams, regional, departmental, and/or functional management and staff analysts.

  • Writes reports of recommendations and delivers formal presentations of analytic findings and suggested action steps to management and senior leaders.

  • Facilitates and participates in meetings and presentations.

  • Provides education and management consulting on the use and interpretation of analyses, reports, methodologies, and source data to managers/leaders.

  • Develops feasibility studies and business plans to support new lines of products and services.

  • Supports executive staff and committees in the development, analysis and communication of cost saving strategies and budgets and in the research of financial, operation and variance issues.

  • Assumes other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

  • Complexity: Works independently; accountable to complete work assignments.

  • Span of Control: May provide project supervision to junior staff.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum six (6) years related experience (with bachelor's degree), OR

  • Minimum four (4) years related experience (with master's degree).


  • Bachelor's degree in finance related field.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A.

Additional Requirements:

  • 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.

  • Expert proficiency in PC based word processing and spreadsheet applications, including advanced functions such as graphics, pivot tables, macros and database management.

  • Strong oral and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills and consulting skills.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in related field.


TITLE: Financial Project Manager

LOCATION: Downey, California


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.