Aetna KS MCD Manager, Finance in Overland Park, Kansas

Req ID: 52086BR


Support Aetna's ability to achieve its financial and strategic goals through effective support of financial closing, planning and forecasting processes. Such activities drive the quality and integrity of P&L/cost center owner level reporting, membership and/or expense forecasts, product reporting and balance sheet reporting. Direction is to provide financial analysis and recommendations in support of management's evaluation of strategic and business initiatives.

Responsible for coordinating and supervising financial budgeting, forecasting and planning functions. Generally directs a group of financial consultants/analysts. May be process or project leader without supervisory responsibilities. Participate in Finance function and multi-functional projects.

Fundamental Components:

Manage processes that control/monitor of key drivers to achieve business goals.

Evaluate, analyze, and present financial information relative to plans and goals, benchmarks, and other data to senior management.

Provide forecasting estimates to assist in future budgeting and resource requirements.

May be responsible for supervising and developing models for financial forecasting and reporting functions.

Develop and implement strategic direction and policy within area of responsibility.

Identify, research, develop and recommend solutions to improve business results.

Manage Financial Associates/Analysts by overseeing staff development, providing career path guidance, and delivering performance evaluations.

Oversee and direct unit workload/priorities. Ensure clear unit accountabilities exist.

Hiring actions and making pay decisions.

Ensure unit has resources necessary to perform functions.

Through sharing technical expertise in functional area, coaches, develops, and influences others.


5+ years related accounting/financial experience (generally required).

Previous health care or managed care experience.

SQL server experience.

Education and Certification Requirements:

4-year college degree generally required; Finance, Accounting and/or an advanced degree a plus.


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


Functional - Finance/Financial analysis - closing, planning, forecasting processes/4-6 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial Budgeting/4-6 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial reporting and analysis/4-6 Years

Functional - Finance/Expense management/4-6 Years


Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/ADVANCED

Finance/Profit and Quality Vigilance/MASTERY

General Business/Turning Data into Information/ADVANCED


General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION


Additional Requirements:

Internal business knowledge (finance and department business).

Aetna business knowledge (outside department business)

Healthcare knowledge.

Proficiency with MS Office Suite applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Access) PC and keyboard navigation skills-required.

Accounting policy knowledge and ability to apply to business situations.

Influence areas outside of direct control.

Are you ready to join a company that is changing the face of health care across the nation? Aetna Better Health of Kansas is looking for people like you who value excellence, integrity, caring and innovation. As an employee, you’ll join a team dedicated to improving the lives of KanCare members. Our vision incorporates community-based health care that works. We value diversity. Align your career goals with Aetna Better Health of Kansas, and we will support you all the way.

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