Aetna Finance Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 41934BR

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will lead the settlement statement accounting team. This team works hand in hand with underwriting to issue settlement statements and this role will ensure compliance to finance policy, perform due diligence, review check and wire requests, and approve related journal entries.

Fundamental Components:

Provide oversight and consultation to ensure internal controls surrounding sub systems that feed the Oracle general ledger are in compliance with GAAP and SOX standards Create and maintain robust Process Maps for all systems that ultimately feed Oracle General Ledger Develop SOX internal control test plan and implement stronger controls where necessary. Responsible for the preparation, reconciliation and maintenance of schedules and analyses supporting internal management. Participate in the design, operation, enhancement and monitoring of the Company's internal control structure including: reconciliation controls (bank accounts, g/l accounts, subsidiary systems and financial reporting systems), adherence to accounting policies and procedures, management representations, etc. Support accounting policy objectives including: preparation of policy documents, participation in standard setting process, implementation of business solutions, update of internal policies and procedures. Identify areas for process automation and oversee implementation through completion. Provide accurate, timely and insightful analysis in response to ad hoc management requests and issues. Provide support to aid in the implementation of company initiatives including: improved management information requirement, financial information systems, analysis tools, new products and services and internal control enhancements. Prepare account analyses and roll-forwards to help identify unusual results, trends, issues, necessary accruals, etc. Work with appropriate responsible parties (i.e., segment finance, department managers, vendors, etc.) to resolve. Responsible for various elements of the Company's monthly financial close process including: recording of journal entries, maintenance and reconciliation of financial systems, analysis of outcomes versus expectations and investigation of variances, communication of status to management, etc.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

5+ years related accounting/financial experience (generally required).

5+ years of experience in accounting, finance or relevant positions

Demonstrated skills in process improvement.

Strong background in internal controls and/or compliance.

Strong background in Excel and Access preferred.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Finance/Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Finance/Financial reporting and analysis - GAAP reporting/1-3 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial reporting and analysis - internal control/1-3 Years

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Turning Data into Information/ADVANCED

Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/ADVANCED

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Financial Services