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Anthem, Inc Financial Operations Analyst Lead - PS21908 in Walnut Creek, California

Financial Operations Analyst Lead - PS21908

Location: United States

Requisition #: PS21908

Post Date: May 14, 2019

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Location: This position will allow you to work at any Anthem office location or remotely

The Financial Operations Analyst Lead will be responsible for analyzing data and providing new processes, system enhancements and technical solutions to complex business issues. Leads and coaches staff. Manages workflow and oversees day-to-day department responsibilities. May conduct operational meetings with staff. Assists management in establishing work goals. Prepares management reports and may do budget variance.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops and executes complex data analysis.

  • Develops strategic report applications from Finance systems.

  • Writes queries and macros to enhance access databases and builds new databases in support of accurate balance sheet/P&L reporting.

  • Provides decision support and procedural input to ensure that processing efficiency does not compromise internal control mechanisms.

  • Interfaces with IT as needed and documents and tracks any needed system enhancements with IT management.

  • Documents and responds to any external audit requests.

  • Assists in the implementation of software releases within the Finance organization.

  • Ensures proper conversion or shutdown of legacy systems by developing and documenting enterprise solutions for successful transition to core processing systems.

  • Has technical and operational expertise.

  • Can commit department to deliverables on own initiative.

  • Uses discretion in making independent decisions.


  • Requires a BA/BS degree

  • 5+ years’ experience in a finance/health insurance field capacity; prior experience with relational databases and mainframe and client server report writers; project management experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Strong investigative drive required

  • Must be a self-starter

  • Strong communication skills required

  • Ability to quickly establish and leverage networks required

  • Experience as a Reimbursement Policy expert desired

  • Coding / Billing experience preferred

  • SQL or Query experience desired

  • Experience with health plan operations preferred

  • Network Management experience preferred

  • Contracting experience preferred

  • MBA, CPA, CMA, CFA or applicable professional designation preferred.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.