Accountant/Sr Financial Analyst

With more than 7,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust.

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: Responsible for monitoring, analyzing and reporting financial information including revenue and expenses by account, customer and product segments. These duties may include variance analysis, account reconciliation, transaction processing and publishing of various financial reports and financial statements.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Prepares financial information and reviews for accuracy and completeness.&nbsp;</li> <li>Performs detailed analysis when necessary.</li> <li>Other deliverables may include account reconciliations, impact studies, audit findings, budgets, and business cases.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assists with the preparation of various financial or regulatory reports and/or statements for management and/or parties external to BCBSM (e.g., auditors, customers, providers, BCBSA, FEP, OFIS, etc).</li> <li>Prepares financial reporting for a division, customer or segment that may include linking financial information from various sources to provide meaningful financial reports or to assure appropriate data reconciliation.&nbsp;</li> <li>Financial data may include financial statements detail, corporate, division, and cost center CEDR, cost allocation information, general ledger transaction activity, settlement activity, membership, billing and revenue activity.</li> <li>May process financial transactions including journal entries, invoices, cost allocations, etc. Assists with drafting of policies and develops desk level procedures for the department to help assure clarity in department practices and adequate internal controls.&nbsp;Will participate in month-end financial close.</li> <li>Interfaces with various departments, management, and individuals' external to BCBSM. Responds to ad hoc requests and inquiries.</li> <li>Performs other assignments, duties or functions as assigned by management.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.</li> <li>Two (2) to four (4) years of experience in related field.</li> <li>Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.</li> <li>Good verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to work under general supervision in an environment where there are certain deadlines.</li> <li>Proficient in current industry standard PC applications and systems (e.g., Excel, Word, etc.).</li> <li>Working knowledge of Oracle general ledger and mainframe systems.</li> <li>General knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).</li> <li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</li> </ul> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: -249px; top: 26px;">&nbsp;</div>