Aetna Dir, Finance in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 42608BR

POSITION SUMMARYbswift is a Chicago-based technology company that provides industry-leading benefits administration for employers and exchanges nationwide. We are currently looking for Finance Director to join our team.

The Director is responsible for Financial Planning and Analysis and billing operations for bswift (a wholly owned subsidiary of Aetna). The role will touch all levels of the organization and demands both financial leadership and exemplary communication skills to aggressively drive business results.

Fundamental Components:

Oversight of Financial Planning and billing teams

Develop quarterly forecasts and annual plans; Build rapport and accountability with individual P&L/cost center owners to maximize effectiveness

Drive multi-year strategic planning process while interfacing with Aetna strategy teams

Develop processes and set infrastructure to measure, understand and monitor business unit results relative to action plans and milestones

Perform ad hoc business plan and ROI analyses as bswift considers new products and/or lines of business

Improve and standardize billing processes

Proactively identify, research and develop solutions to improve business results or processes

Be creative problem solver within fast growing environment and have ability to adapt to change

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

10+ years of finance management experience including strategic and business planning, accounting and financial analysis.

Experience with driving and reporting P&L results, cross functional teams and large scale initiatives

MBA or CPA preferred, but not required

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Finance/Financial analysis - P&L support/7-10 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial Budgeting/7-10 Years

Functional - Leadership/Lead significant enterprise-wide initiative/7-10 Years

Functional - Finance/Management: < 25 employees/7-10 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial reporting and analysis/7-10 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/7-10 Years/End User

Technical - Reporting Tools/Hyperion Enterprise/7-10 Years/End User

Technical - Database/Oracle/7-10 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Delivering Profit and Performance

Profit and Quality Vigilance

Communicating for Impact

DESIRED SKILLS

Driving Change

Driving a Culture of Compliance

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATIONAt bswift, our values are Higher Standards, Greater Accountability and More Fun. We pride ourselves on having an engaged, friendly and smart team that goes the extra mile to get the job done right. The reward is a fun, flexible and creative environment with ample opportunity for professional and personal growth. bswift was named one of Chicago s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014, 2015 and 2016, as well as one of the Nation s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014 and 2015. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you have what it takes to join our award-winning culture, we d love to hear from you!

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Job Function: Financial Services