Aetna Director, Finance (CFO)-Aetna Better Health of IL - 50769BR in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 50769BR


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The Financial Director will be responsible to implement a defined management process for driving best practices within functions of responsibility. Normally directs a group of financial managers. The Director is accountable for the effective implementation and monitoring of financial functions that supports the business units' financial plans. May participate in those projects that impact all functional disciplines (non-financial) of the company

Fundamental Components:

-Implements a management process for strategy development and ensure appropriate linkage to company's strategic objectives.

-Partners with business unit leader to execute short and long-range strategic plans.

-Integrates execution across various departments.

-Oversees the implementation of effective processes for achieving business goals

-Monitors financials for the business unit.

-Evaluates and analyzes the financial impact of key business strategies (i.e. market investments, market exits, acquisitions, etc.).

-Analyzes and critically evaluates growth opportunities.

-Leads assigned projects to drive the execution of actions to improve business results.

-Monitors training initiatives for the financial operations across the county.

-Builds effective teams throughout the organization and assists in ensuring appropriate staffing and development for staff succession.

-May ensure expense allocations are reviewed and revised to support business objectives.

-Ensures in-depth cost analysis is conducted for all buasiness areas.

-Directs the evaluation of business area projects, challenging financial resources, resolving expense savings.

-Identifies savings opportunities and organizational streamlining opportunities.


-8+ years financial management experience including strategic and business planning, accounting and financial analysis.

-Extensive experience in healthcare, managed care insurance or financial services.

-CPA a plus


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


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

Functional - Finance/Financial Forecasting/7-10 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial Budgeting/7-10 Years

Functional - General Management/Process & quality improvement/4-6 Years

Functional - General Management/Multi-functional management: < 25 employees/4-6 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/End User


Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/MASTERY

Finance/Profit and Quality Vigilance/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/MASTERY


General Business/Communicating for Impact/MASTERY

General Business/Turning Data into Information/MASTERY

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/MASTERY



The candidate will be able to get involved in all aspects of the business, from finance, to planning to operations. In this position the candidate will see all aspects of a health care business and will not be limited or siloed to just reporting / budgeting process.

The local management team will look to this person for leadership and guidance. This is a real business leader role. This role also will need to interact with actuary, med econ and other Aetna Departments. This role is the main contact with the State.

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.

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Job Function: Financial Services