Aetna Experienced Finance Leadership Program - 51283BR in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 51283BR


You Don t Join Us, We Join You, Aetna has a great opportunity for someone who desires a challenge and who has the ability to grow into a future finance leader role. Come be part of Aetna's Experienced Financial Leadership Program (EFLP). #WeJoinYou

The Experienced Financial Leadership Program (EFLP) is a four and a half year rotational experience designed to develop high-potential finance talent into leaders at Aetna. Each of the three eighteen-month rotations could provide exposure to facets of Aetna's enterprise-wide Finance, including financial planning, analysis and reporting, investor relations, internal audit, controllers, business development, procurement, medical economics, investment management, treasury and business unit finance through challenging 18-month rotational assignments

Fundamental Components:

The EFLP rotations are designed to accelerate the development of candidates with a focus on:

  • Rotation 1: Developing a deep understanding of the industry and how the finance function drives business results

  • Rotation 2: Developing the leadership capabilities needed to supervise teams of individual contributors as a manager

  • Rotation 3: Being able to successfully lead large teams, projects or to be a manager of managers

EFLP participants will also benefit from individualized career development planning, continuous coaching and feedback, mentoring and leadership capability training through Aetna University.

Program participants will be accountable for the timely delivery of milestones related to their specific rotation. Incumbents will also lead special projects related to both business and talent initiatives

IMPORTANT NOTE: Candidates must have the ability to move to other Aetna locations for at least one rotation (a minimum of one rotation will be at corporate headquarters). Candidates should be willing to ultimately grow their careers in key headquarters locations as the business grows. Eligible for Aetna's relocation program.


-5-8 years of full-time work experience, preferably focused in finance or accounting.

-CPA, CMA, CFA, or CIA preferred

-Will consider non-traditional and military backgrounds if quantitative and leadership skills are demonstrated in prior roles.

Key Competencies and Skills:

-Demonstrated leadership capability, including experience supervising, coaching and mentoring others

-Strong project management and bias for action

-Ability to communicate for impact at all levels of the organization

-Demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence across organizational and functional boundaries

-Strong analytical skills and ability to provide strategic insight and guidance


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.



The EFLP is structured to support the participants through executive exposure and mentorship, challenging rotations, formalized training, and leadership opportunities across various Aetna initiatives.

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.

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Job Function: Financial Services

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.