Kaiser Permanente Senior Financial Analyst in Pasadena, California

Prepares financial reports and conducts comprehensive analyses with written summaries to management. May be accountable for the coordination, compilation and distribution of financial data by junior staff. Performs financial analysis upon identification of variances, and coordinates with junior analysts' variance analysis process as defined. Participates in the planning and development of regional, departmental and/or functional budgets. May be responsible for budget system completion and high level reviews. Participates in and/or leads projects of moderate to complex scope as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities:

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

Initiates investigation of budget variances, cost trends and utilization patterns and performs analysis.

Coordinates budget monitoring process as defined by supervisor.

Ensures budget forecasting and financial planning and analysis are conducted in accordance with Administrative objectives.

Designs analytical reports and prepares complex financial trend and data analysis reports.

May be accountable for the coordination, compilation, and verification of analytic interpretation of financial reports and analyses prepared by junior staff.

Participates in the planning and development of regional, departmental and/or functional budgets.

May be responsible for budget system completion and high level reviews.

Performs special projects/studies of moderate to complex scope as directed.

Develops work plans independently.

Completes structured projects with targeted analytical outcomes, defined clients and project teams.

Works autonomously and collaboratively with project teams and clients identifying operational impact of analytical findings.

Manages projects of moderate to complex scope with general supervision.

Conducts ongoing user education and provides management consultation on the use and interpretation of analyses, reports, methodologies and source data and systems.

May develop spreadsheet and database analyses for presentation and analysis of financial reports.

Coordinates and interacts with any of the following: Finance Team, Admin, Dept. Administrators & Chiefs in providing analytical assistance within defined parameters.

May prepare and/or give presentations.

Monitors compliance with policies and procedures related to financial management and budget systems and related automated systems.

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

Complexity: Works under limited guidance; accountable to complete work assignments.

Span of Control: May provide functional direction to junior finance staff.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum four (4) years related experience (with bachelor's degree or equivalent experience specified in Minimum Education),


Minimum two (2) years related experience (with master's degree).


Bachelor's degree in finance related field; OR four (4) years of directly related experience.

High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration


Additional Requirements:

Highly developed knowledge of finance theories such as present values theory/cash flow analysis and accounting principles.

Able to formulate finance study designs and prepare and conduct professional presentations.

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

Strong oral, written and presentation communication skills.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Access preferred.

Budgeting experience is preferred.


TITLE: Senior Financial Analyst

LOCATION: Pasadena, 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.