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Accounting Advisor at 091 Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co. in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Role Summary: This role is focused on developing and enhancing reporting solutions. It is a dynamic cross functional role that requires the candidate to work closely with the GAAP, Statutory and Minimum Loss Ratio (MLR) accounting teams to improve accounting processes and controls through the use of technology. This role works closely with accounting centers of excellence (COE) to develop solutions. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leverage Cigna's suite of financial applications to support current reporting infrastructure and drive continued improvements for GAAP, Statutory and Minimum Loss Ratio (MLR) reporting

  • Collaborate with accounting and finance centers of excellence to streamline accounting processes

  • Act as data governance lead ensuring new business requirements related to GAAP and Statutory and MLR reporting are validated properly and reflected accurately in Cigna's financial results.

  • Provide audit support related to inquiries from internal or external examiners

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for minimum loss ratio reporting and provide consultative support to accounting, senior management, pricing, legal and compliance departments

  • Develop training materials, communications, and business processes in support of the MLR reporting process

Qualifications Bachelor degree in Accounting or related discipline and at least seven years of solid, diverse accounting work experience.

  • Minimum of 5+ years in enterprise, accounting or general ledger applications

  • Functional experience with Oracle E-Business Suite (R12) preferred, with in depth knowledge of core general ledger functions such as report and hierarchy building and mass allocations

  • Strong accounting skills and financial reporting experience

  • Must be very proficient with PC software, including Excel, Word, and/or other common spreadsheet, database, and desktop applications

  • In-depth knowledge of ledger query tools such as Oracle Discoverer, Business Intelligence or GL Wand is a plus

  • Strong preference given to candidates that possess in-depth knowledge of Oracle General Ledger, the health care industry, or Minimum Loss Ratio (MLR) reporting

Competencies / Critical Success Factors

  • Collaborative: The candidate must possess the ability to collaborate at all levels including withbaseline accounting, project management teams, IT resources, and senior management to come up with reporting solutions for new and existing business.

  • Flexibility: Must be able to quickly adapt to juggling multiple assignments with differing priorities

  • Dependability: Must work well under pressure, but continue to think clearly and provide proper support and guidance through more difficult schedules.

  • Team player: Is able to collaborate as a team player (on multiple teams) in a matrix organization, with various project participants.

  • Communication: Must effectively communicate critical information, both verbally and written, simultaneously to technical, business, and accounting matrix partners; information must be timely and actionable.

  • Innovative: Is able to bring creative ledger and /or non-ledger solutions in focus to solve complex reporting issues. Is able to gain stakeholder and matrix partner acceptance and assistance in delivering solutions.

  • Learn and apply quickly: Is a relentless and versatile learner. Is able to quickly grasp new and perhaps ambiguous processes and enjoys the challenge of solving complex problems independently.

Location: This position can be located anywhere in the United States, including WAH.

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.

If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.