Healthfirst Financial Data Analyst in New York, New York

The primary role of the Financial Data Analyst will be to prepare and review adjustments to financial close data. The incumbent will also assist in mapping of Data Warehouse structures and dataflow into the General Ledger, and be responsible for supporting reconciliation and investigation into data variances. The incumbent will report to the Financial Close Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Query and create large datasets utilizing SQL or SAS to be included in monthly financial close data.

  • Validate and review data and assist in creation of monthly financial reports

  • Conduct reconciliations against General Ledger entries.

  • Assist in maintenance and improvement of automated Data Warehouse processes.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

  • Work experience with data analytics.

  • Experience in creating and running complex queries using SQL or SAS.

  • Work experience with large volumes of data in Excel utilizing advanced functions such as VLookups, Pivot Tables, formulas, model building.

  • Working knowledge of a Data Warehouse structure.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Math, Statistics or Computer Science from an accredited institution.

  • Analytical experience in a healthcare environment (such as a managed care organization, commercial health insurance plan, hospital system, etc.)

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, including technical staff, internal non-technical staff, and business stakeholders.

  • Ability to effectively and efficiently adapt in a dynamic environment.

  • Ability to challenge the status quo and drive lean implementation.

  • Ability to quickly develop an understanding of systems and technology.

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Healthfirst is a provider-sponsored health insurance company that serves more than 1.2 million members in downstate New York. With more than 4,000 employees, a network of nearly 30,000 providers, and revenues in excess of $8.6 billion, Healthfirst is one of the largest health plans in the New York City area.

Our members are our North Star, and our mission is guided by their needs and preferences in ensuring a superior experience and access to the highest quality healthcare when and where they need it. Healthfirst’s commitment to quality and member satisfaction has helped us earn top ratings for HMO health plans in New York City. We know that employees shape our company and connect us to our communities, and we look to recruit and retain intelligent, driven leaders who are passionate about healthcare and embody our five culture drivers:

  • Dream Big, Plan Wisely

  • Break Down the Walls

  • Think Critically, Speak Up, Deliver with Pride

  • Inspire Through Trust, Lead By Example

  • Be Unstoppable