Accounting / Financial Analysis Lead Analyst at Cigna in Nashville, Tennessee

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

This role will be integral part in the Seniors Operating Expense Planning team and be responsible for both strategic & tactical deliverables such as quantifying cost savings initiatives, executive roll-forwards, standardized reporting and procurement processes, and other financial and general ad-hoc requests.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with market presidents, BFOs, and department leads to develop, analyze, monitor, and manage actual versus projected activity at a department level for assigned markets.

  • Proforma and roll-forward financial modeling for various initiatives, contracting opportunities, product development, market expansions, etc.

  • With direction, leads strategic changes through all aspects of operating expense planning processes (standardized reporting, timelines, process flows, etc.)

  • Build relationships to enhance close collaboration with partners across functions, becoming the 'Partner of Choice' in developing, implementing , and tracking outcomes related to changes in financial and operational strategy

  • Analyzes financial data and extracts and defines relevant information for executive level review

  • Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations

  • Primary point of contact for the market operating expense planning processes


  • Executive presence and professionalism is a must

  • Strategic and innovative thinker capable of building strong influential relationships

  • Naturally curious self-starter and an 'agent of change',

  • Respectful, kind, and an individual who enjoys delighting customers

  • Must be analytically minded and carry advanced technical skills in Excel and Hyperion.

  • Proven ability to quickly learn new applications, processes, and procedures

  • Must be able and willing to collaborate as well as exercise independent judgment and initiative.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet multiple project deadlines

  • Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to work with innovative solutions

  • Strong judgment and problem analysis techniques in order to work across the business to resolve conflicts and deliver excellent results.

  • Handle all responsibilities with effective interpersonal skills and successfully interface with others inside and outside the company.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

  • MBA/CPA preferred

  • Minimum 3 years of financial reporting, forecasting and analysis experience

  • Exceptional ability to work productively in a matrix management environment across geography, departments and position level.

  • Exemplary interpersonal skills

  • Hands-on advanced skills with Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal),

  • Proven work ethic

  • Demonstrated attention to detail

  • Diligent, reliable, responsible, with pride in workmanship

  • Strong analytical skills is a must

  • Project management experience is a plus

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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