Finance Leadership Development Program

Highmark Inc. Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 3 weeks ago

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description :

JOB SUMMARY (Summarizes the major purpose and primary responsibilities)

This job is part of the Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP) and is designed to accelerate development of highly skilled individuals who have the potential to excel in the finance organization. This job will rotate into various roles to immerse participants in strategic and operational priorities across the finance organization and possibly into collaborating business units.

Job duties will be specific to the rotational role filled at each step through the program. In general, rotational roles will be held across the organization, with an emphasis on building leadership skills and developing a robust understanding of how the company and its lines of business achieve its financial performance targets. Rotational roles may include short and long-duration assignments, with an emphasis on skill and knowledge development specific to the individual and consistent with business needs.

Building upon a solid foundation in Accounting and/or Finance, program members will be placed in individual contributor and team leadership roles. As a participant in the program, certain requirements may be placed on program participants related to role change flexibility to ensure that business needs are met and that participants are provided with a diverse set of experience across the company.

The rotation selection and placement follows a collaborative approach to ensure the maximization of current and potential skill sets to meet growing business demands. Participant's development and progress in the program is expected to be steady and progressive, with evidence of strong initiative, learning agility, and team leadership skills. Anticipated participation in the program is approximately four (4) years, but will vary depending on the skill set and experience of the individual participant upon entering the program and their skill development as a participant.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Describes the critical tasks, duties and responsibilities of the position.)

  • Develop a robust understanding of the company's products and services, how we achieve our financial objectives, and how team leadership and influencing skills as a finance leader are critical to the success of the organization.

  • Perform financial analysis and/or accounting duties as an individual contributor and/or team leader, ensuring that work product is timely and accurate, the work is performed in a manner that minimizes manual processes and is delivered with a customer focus.

  • Lead short and medium-term duration projects, building an action oriented skill set that enables successful project delivery and confidence from project team members and matrix partners.

  • Serve as a leader of teams, ensuring that people, processes and technology are aligned towards the achievement of team objectives. As a team leader, understand that success of the team is the result of the entire team's output and that the program participant is evaluated in the context of individual results along with the sustained results of the team.

  • Develop a long-term professional development orientation, building personal skills and those of direct reports and matrix partners. Be open to professional development feedback, understand that program participation success is the result of the full body of work and skill development, orienting the participant towards selection for higher level financial leadership positions upon completion of the program.

REQUIRED EDUCATION

Bachelor's Degree- Finance or Accounting

Substitutions (Acceptable substitutions in lieu of a degree 1 years' experience = 1 year college)

No Substitutions

PREFERRED EDUCATION

MBA

EXPERIENCE

Minimum: This section refers to the minimum years and type of applicable experience needed to perform the job. Minimum requirements must be non-comparative, objective, and relevant.

Preferred: This section refers to additional desired years and type of experience that the hiring manager would prefer, above and beyond the basic requirements of the job.

3+ years' finance-division work experience in higher level, strategic type roles, or 3+ years' managing projects in an advisory or consultant role

2-3 years' of public accounting experience

1-2 years' internal controls/compliance experience

Health insurance experience or health provider/hospital experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (List the attributes required to perform the job through demonstrated service, education or training)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Client focused with strong business acumen

  • Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to think strategically and act proactively to create strong trust and confidence with business units

  • Strong innovative problem-solving capabilities

REQUIRED LICENSURE (Licenses that are required to perform the job)

PREFERRED LICENSURE

CPA

TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: 0% - 25%

(List % of time traveling)

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT (other than English)?

(List primary language)

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

(The physical, mental demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of their job. Reasonable accommodations will be made when necessary to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position, to the extent that they do not cause undue hardship.

Position Type:

Office-Based

Office-Based Positions

An employee in this position works in an office environment. The position frequently requires the employee to communicate effectively with others both inside and outside the workplace (e.g., in person, via telephone, via email). The employee must be able to understand, interpret and analyze data, solve problems, concentrate, and research, use available technological resources and systems (e.g., computers and computer programs), multi-task, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines to complete essential tasks. The employee generally works in a fast-paced and frequently stressful environment, must attend work on a regular and reliable basis as well as adhere to all workplace policies, and may be called upon to work outside regular business hours.

Teaches/Trains others regularly Rarely

Travels regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site Occasionally

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (Sales employees) Does Not Apply

Physical Work Site Required No

Most On-The-Road Positions

An employee in this position may work in a home or company office environment but is also frequently driving to and from various locations to perform the work off-site. The position frequently requires the employee to communicate effectively with others both inside and outside the workplace (e.g., in person, via telephone, via email). The employee must be able to understand, interpret and analyze data, solve problems, concentrate, and research, use available technological resources and systems (e.g., computers and computer programs), multi-task, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines to complete essential tasks. The employee generally works in a fast-paced and frequently stressful environment, must attend work on a regular and reliable basis as well as adhere to all workplace policies, and may be called upon to work outside regular business hours.

Non-Office-Based Positions

An employee in this position is frequently required to move throughout the workplace, sit, stand and walk, use hands and fingers to hold objects, tools or controls, possess fine motor skills (e.g., to write and operate a computer or to steer transportation equipment), possess gross motor skills (e.g., to carry items), reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop, kneel crouch and crawl, communicate effectively, and talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be able to work in a busy environment where decisions often must be made quickly, must attend work on a regular and reliable basis, must adhere to all workplace policies, and may be called upon to work outside regular business hours. This work occurs in a [example: warehouse, hospital or provider's office or mailroom].

Lifting: up to 10 pounds Rarely

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds Never

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds Never

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Changes Approved By:

Melanie Lysne

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee's responsibility to comply with the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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