Aetna Finance Director, Expense Management (SG&A) 43650BR in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 43650BR


We are currently seeking a Director of Government Services Expense Management for our Hartford, CT location. The Finance Director will lead the Government Services expense management team and will be accountable for the effective implementation and monitoring of financial functions that supports Government Services financial plans. The Finance Director will be responsible for implementing management processes to drive best practices and participate in projects that impact all functional disciplines.

Fundamental Components:

-Manage the preparation of expense analytics and presentations, providing insights into monthly results.

-Partner with business leads to proactively identify and address emerging risks and maintain financial controls.

-Manage Government Services expense forecasting and planning process

-Identify savings opportunities and organizational streamlining opportunities.

-Lead assigned projects to drive the execution of actions to improve business results.

-Evaluate and analyze the financial impact of business strategies and organizational changes.

-Partners with business unit leader to execute short and long-range strategic plans.

-Direct the evaluation of business area projects, challenging financial resources and driving expense savings.

-Ensure expense allocations are reviewed and revised to support business objectives.


-10+ years financial management experience including strategic and business planning, accounting and financial analysis.

-Extensive experience in healthcare, managed care insurance or financial services a plus

-Experience managing a team


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Finance/Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is desired


Functional - Finance/Financial analysis - closing, planning, forecasting processes/7-10 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial Forecasting/7-10 Years

Functional - Finance/Expense management/7-10 Years


Technical - Reporting Tools/Hyperion Enterprise/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Database/Microsoft Access/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Aetna Applications/Integrated Finance Systems/4-6 Years/End User


Finance/Profit and Quality Vigilance/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/MASTERY

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/MASTERY


General Business/Consulting for Solutions/MASTERY

General Business/Communicating for Impact/MASTERY

Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/MASTERY


Position reports to Executive Director, Government Services

Significant exposure to senior management including Medicare CFO and Medicare Business Leads

Supervises 6 to 8 finance professionals

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Financial Services