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Enterprise Financial Planning & Analysis Consultant

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
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Description:
Join the Enterprise Planning Forecast & Budget team and help support enterprise financial management processes through financial reporting, expense management, and ad-hoc support of monthly close, quarterly forecast, and budget activities. You will provide direct reporting and analysis support for financial reviews and executive presentations.

Fundamental Components:
This is an FP&A role with broad exposure across the Enterprise and one that works with a team to support monthly close, as well as forecast and budget processes. The Financial Consultant will have the opportunity to work on various projects, but primary responsibilities include:
  • Help lead the consolidation and analysis of financial results across all business units, especially focused on SG&A expenses; this includes data analysis, report setup, communication with business partners and slide deck presentation
  • Play a key role in the production of financial reports related to quarterly forecasts and annual budgets; this involves work with the Enterprise financial reporting systems (SAP S/4 and Hyperion Financial Management)
  • Take part in putting presentations together that will communicate business results to Executive financial leadership; this includes preparing for monthly actuals reviews, forecast reviews, budget reviews, Board meetings, and more
  • Support various ad-hoc requests that support Executive financial leadership requests
  • Perform data entries into financial systems and additional administrative support (opening and closing forms, etc.)
  • Provide as-needed support to Investor Relations Support team, Strategic Planning team, and Monthly Reporting team


Background Experience:
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of financial reporting and analysis experience and can demonstrate:
  • Business planning and project management skills, with the ability to adapt and remain organized
  • Accounting and financial analysis exposure, with a strong understanding of financial statements
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize several projects at once
  • Is detail oriented, organized, deadline-driven and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Excellent communicator with strong writing and presentation skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Hyperion and/or SAP S/4 HANA
  • Experience in healthcare, pharmacy benefits management or retail industries is a plus


Additional Job Information:
The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, organized team player who others can count on to help the team succeed. This department is fast paced with exposure to senior leadership, so the candidate needs to be detail-oriented, organized, have strong communication skills, and be able to work well with ambiguity.

This position requires moderate Excel skills, a working knowledge of Hyperion and/or SAP S/4 HANA, an understanding of financial statements (especially SG&A expense management), and organization/project management abilities.

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

Functional Skills:
Finance - Expense management, Finance - Financial analysis - closing, planning, forecasting processes, Finance - Financial reporting and analysis

Technology Experience:
Aetna Application - Hyperion Planning, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
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.

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