Aetna Financial Analyst in Louisville, Kentucky

Req ID: 45307BR


Staff Accountant responsible for providing support to the Finance team to achieve its financial and strategic goals through effective support of financial closing and other reporting requirements through the completion of various accounting and reporting tasks on a monthly basis.

Fundamental Components:

This key member of the finance department will be responsible for the following:

Completing various accounting tasks including providing assistance in the issuance of the Health Plans monthly financial results, including journal entry preparation, account reconciliations and analysis

Prepares various monthly activity reports, analyze and present to management for review and respond to inquiries

Distribute SG&A cost center activity reports to cost center leads. Respond to inquiries

Provide support across the organization in responding to provider payment inquiries

Lead person at the Health Plan in supporting the check run process including coordinating various efforts to recover balances owed back to the Plan

Provide assistance to the Sr. Financial Associate in investigating SGA variances to plan/forecast

Assist Finance team in responding to audit inquiries


Interested candidate should have bachelors degree from a major university with an emphasis in accounting. 0-2 years of accounting experience is helpful. Good communication skills and work habits are required for success in a fast pace, demanding, results driven environment. Excellent excel skills are necessary and working knowledge on how to use excel data management tools required.


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


Finance/Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is desired

Finance/Certified Management Accountant is desired

Finance/AICPA is desired


Functional - Finance/Financial analysis - P&L support/1-3 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial analysis - closing, planning, forecasting processes/1-3 Years

Functional - Finance/Treasury services - bank reconciliations/1-3 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial and accounting policy/1-3 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial reporting and analysis/1-3 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Reporting Tools/Hyperion Enterprise/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User


Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/FOUNDATION

General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION


Finance/Profit and Quality Vigilance/FOUNDATION

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/FOUNDATION


This position offers the interested candidate the opportunity to develop skills beyond your degreed background. On our finance teams there are no walls between accounting and finance analysis. You will have opportunity and be expected to participate in activities that will develop your analytical skills and knowledge of the health insurance industry. The Finance team in KY does not fill a typical, stereotyped back-office role as in some companies. We push ourselves to be leaders and the best.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & 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.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Financial Services