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Kaiser Permanente Senior Financial/Cost Analyst - Construction industry in Woodland Hills, California

National Facilities Services (NFS) manages the design, construction and maintenance of a significant portfolio of large and small-scale projects/buildings. The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for elements of financial controls for these projects associated with two separate Project Teams, which are both located in Riverside and Woodland Hills.

The position coordinates with multiple internal and external stakeholders, in support of the projects assigned to each project team. The position is responsible under the supervision of the Finance Manager to coordinate with the members of each project team on the financial lifecycle of the projects including capital planning, project setup, monthly project forecasting and risk analysis, project reporting, process improvement and coordination of capitalization criteria. Develop and implement project financial standards and procedures. Analyze and report project cost variances, maintain and report project cost forecast in accordance with work breakdown structure and provide progress reports. Provide project cost forecast input to Service Area capital planning process.

Essential Functions:

  • Financial management of complex portfolio of projects, including cash flow projections and risk assessment

  • Influences the development and execution of functional NFS processes, policies and long-term goals

  • Participates in development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and systems

  • Directs specific budgets and provides overall management and direction to the Project Financial/Cost Analyst function.

  • Oversees development and implementation of requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports, and performance monitoring and control functions on major projects.

  • Oversees performance monitoring and control functions.

  • Reviews recommendations for measurement systems, cost trend data and schedule impacts, and progress reports for presentation to Project Manager or senior management.

  • Presents ongoing executive summary and detail analyses to management for use in status updates and leadership decisions related to cost/ benefit decision making, strategic cost impact, and balancing of adjustments in project direction/resource concentration.

  • Resolve invoicing issues with vendors, contractors and professional services providers. Support negotiations as compliant to KP requirements.

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

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum six (6) years of financial or project controls experience including two (2) years in architectural, design, contracting, and project management or construction environment.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or construction management discipline, 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:

  • Understanding of the accounting for construction work in progress and the capitalization requirements of generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Strong analytical and systems skills to include proficiency in PC based applications (Excel and Access including advanced functions such as graphics, pivot tables, macros and database management.

  • Understanding of accounting for leases (specific to Facility, Clinical Technology or Real Estate operations).

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years in a lead financial analysis and/or accounting role preferred.

  • MBA preferred.

  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or CPA preferred.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Senior Financial/Cost Analyst - Construction industry

LOCATION: Woodland Hills, California

REQNUMBER: 781436

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.

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