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Senior Financial Planning Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Canton, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Who We Are

Point32Health is a leading health and wellbeing organization, delivering an ever-better personalized health care experience to everyone in our communities. At Point32Health, we are building on the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, where we leverage our experience and expertise to help people find their version of healthier living through a broad range of health plans and tools that make navigating health and wellbeing easier.

We enjoy the important work we do every day in service to our members, partners, colleagues and communities. To learn more about who we are at Point32Health, click here.

Job Summary

The Senior Financial Planning Analyst serves as the key financial support person to a subset of enterprise functional areas. The position will report to the Sr Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis and provides business partner support and analysis. This role assists with the annual expense planning and bi-annual expense forecasting activities for all corporate shared service functional administrative costs, conducts monthly expense reviews with leadership, and acts as the Finance partner for all financial matters.

Key Responsibilities/Duties – what you will be doing

Budget Management

  • Execute the F1, F2 and annual forecasting processes and continue to assess for areas for enhancement
  • Produce standardized reporting processes across all administrative areas (departmental and executive)
  • Manage monthly budgets in order to conduct monthly expense reviews with leadership
  • Assist in developing materials for monthly meetings with Vice Presidents and Directors throughout the organization
  • Build out monthly budgets to include cost drivers to drive a more accurate allocation that reflects business reality
  • Identify and track monthly expense accrual and coordinate with AP and the accounting team
  • Assist with verification of Affordability of Care (AOC) initiatives
  • Enhance capital requesting, approving, and reporting processes
  • Document financial processes

Financial Analysis

  • Assist with ad hoc financial analysis projects as assigned
  • Types of projects may include (membership shifts, system consolidation, impacts of automation, etc.)
  • Support Manager of Corporate Finance through Regulatory reporting and benchmarking exercises

Service Excellence

  • Demonstrate best in class business behaviors
  • Collaboration – Partner with Finance team and business partners to achieve results. Act as one team to ensure work is completed. Always ask how you can help with a constant focus on proactive behavior. Treat business partners as clients with a focus on returning phone calls and emails timely, setting up meetings to discuss critical topics, sharing processes before executing and allowing ample time to review draft documents. Err on the side of over communicating.
  • Business Knowledge – Demonstrate an understanding of business operations with the goal of becoming the spokesperson for your areas of responsibility.
  • Critical Thinking – Constructively challenge decisions and process to ensure optimal decision making and performance. Focus on identifying process efficiencies, improving message, and enabling ease of understanding.

Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications – what you need to perform the job

Education, Certification and Licensure

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • Advanced degree preferred (MBA or Masters) preferred
  • Professional license (e.g., CPA, CIA, etc.) preferred

Experience (minimum years required):

  • 3-5 years’ related business experience with finance, operations and process understanding required
  • Healthcare Industry experience a plus

Skill Requirements

  • Proficient in budget management and techniques
  • Proficient in using financial systems (e.g., IBM Cognos) and modelling tools
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to manage to deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to implement new processes (comfortable working in white space)
  • Analytical Skills: ability to synthesize and organize information for meaningful use and action
  • Proven oral and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building and leadership skills to influence work and collaboratively across all levels of employees, management and cross-functionally
  • Understanding of technology/ operations related to Tufts Health Plan systems
  • Strategic thinking skills; ability to draw meaningful insights and identify business implications
  • Detail oriented

Compensation & Total Rewards Overview

As part of our comprehensive total rewards program, colleagues are also eligible for variable pay. Eligibility for any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits remains in the Company's sole discretion and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Point32Health offers their Colleagues a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package which currently includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • Retirement plans

  • Paid time off

  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options

  • Tuition program

  • Well-being benefits

  • Full suite of benefits to support career development, individual & family health, and financial health

For more details on our total rewards programs, visit https://www.point32health.org/careers/benefits/

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility (DEIA) and Health Equity

​Point32Health is committed to making diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility and health equity part of everything we do—from product design to the workforce driving that innovation. Our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility (DEIA) and Health Equity team's strategy is deeply connected to our core values and will evolve as the changing nature of work shifts. Programming, events, and an inclusion infrastructure play a role in how we spread cultural awareness, train people leaders on engaging with their teams and provide parameters on how to recruit and retain talented and dynamic talent. We welcome all applicants and qualified individuals, who will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.