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AmeriHealth Caritas Financial Analyst Sr in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Financial Analyst Sr

Location: Harrisburg, PA

Telecommuter?: No

ID**: 17800

Your career starts now. We’re looking for the next generation of health care leaders.

At AmeriHealth Caritas, we’re passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at .


The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for the compilation and analysis of financial and cost information for the organization. The Senior Financial Analyst will support the strategic planning, and analysis processes for the Enterprise and will act as liaison for financial data and processes to functional area management at all levels. The position will also play a key role in developing financial models for new business opportunities. Position will interact with employees at all levels in the organization, external clients, and vendors.

  • Develops financial models to support decision making related to business issues including new product development analysis, product portfolio analysis, profitability of new opportunities, impacts of regulatory changes, capital analysis, revenue models and profit margin analysis.

  • With an emphasis on forecasting, analyzes current performance through the creation and monitoring of product metrics, and conducts prospective and ongoing economic analysis of products including marketing programs, product pricing, business initiatives and services.

  • Assists in driving change as needed to improve financials for the organization and builds analytical tools to gain efficiencies in financial modeling as required.

  • Analyzes and summarizes the division’s financial statements, expenses, and records. Develops recommendations for management decision-making.

  • Prepares and analyzes the monthly financial statements and reports to produce forecasts of business, industry and/or economic conditions for use in making sound business decisions. Analyzes and reports on the financial impact of current and proposed programs. Fulfills complex analysis needs.

  • Assists in the development of the long-range financial plans and continuously analyzes operating financial results. Works closely with other departments within AmeriHealth to ensure that strategic initiatives are achieved.

  • May assist in the development of the annual budget and analyzes actual and budgeted figures on an ongoing basis. Creates and maintains detailed budgeting templates.

  • Reviews monthly financial operating results, identifying key trends, variances, and areas of improved performance. Works with other departments for account reconciliation.

  • Provides information and assistance to management regarding expenditures, purchases and other costs of doing business.

  • Responsible for ensuring data integrity and accuracy of information provided to RFP questions.

  • Performs ad hoc analysis and forecasts for internal management team and external customers.

  • Provides guidance and training to associate analysts and recommends best practices on pulling and refining data.

  • Will be responsible for Cash Flow and Balance Sheet projections.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or closely related field. MBA preferred.

  • Minimum five years progressively responsible experience in financial analysis, preferably Healthcare.

  • Experience working with cost and financial models and Activity-Based Costing.

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft or other financial systems, Hyperion – Planning and HFM.

  • Knowledge of Excel, Access and Word.

  • Experience with financial modeling and strategic planning.

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