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Financial Planning and Analysis Senior Consultant

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
As part of a data visualization team, this position provides support to the Head of Finance Service Delivery in developing, maintaining & tracking Finance Service Delivery Financial Performance. This will include the actual and potential impact of migration opportunities and investments in improvements / enhancements from initial idea through to implementation within the FSD environment. This tracking will be aligned to the financial & headcount targets that have been agreed and set for the organization. This role will also be responsible for implementing, sustaining, and improving the Metrics/KPI (Key Performance Indicators) reporting initiative by using automation and data visualization software.

Fundamental Components:
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following components:
Financial / Performance Management
  • Expected financial performance of the overall team and developing / sharing actions necessary to meet expected commitments
  • Lead internal development of annual financial plans and commitments for FSD
  • Liaison with FSD Leaders on functional team financial performance against goals and objectives
  • Standard approaches needed for generating, documenting and capturing success criteria, cost benefit analysis & business cases
  • Coordination and collection of post implementation reviews to track realization of expected benefits (Tier I, II & III)
  • Develop partnerships with business stakeholders to develop parameters for metrics reporting and establish technical requirements to support monthly dashboard reporting packages, and ad-hoc supplements, primarily delivered via Tableau business intelligence software
Opportunity Tracking
  • Producing & maintaining roadmaps of prioritized initiatives across FSD, along with capturing the status against toll gate points
  • Engagement and partnership with initiative leaders to set status reporting expectations and follow up on progress against commitments
  • Developing aggregate tracking reporting packs that show progress in executing migrations, improvement opportunities and performance of transferred activities
  • Maintain & update communications needed to align teams to financial progress against expectations
  • Identifying effective means for data importation from a variety of sources, then utilizing automation when possible into interactive Tableau dashboards.
  • Support ad-hoc projects in backing of various initiatives and special projects within the FSD organization. The role would include exposure and ability to influence all levels of talent within FSD, acting as lead on individual “Activity Center” reporting initiatives. Deriving valuable business insights from operational data will be the primary value proposition and opportunity for the successful candidate
  • Assist FSD leader in setting up and delivering updates on Financial performance of the team in staff meetings, all hands meetings and stakeholder / governance teams reviews

Background Experience:
2-5+ years experience in Project Management &/or Financial Planning roles. Time spent in Organizational Development roles or new Organization Set Up would also be helpful. Very strong capabilities with Essbase, Financial Planning Tools, Tableau, Alteryx, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint in a Planning and Finance environment.
High standards, excellent judgment, strong interpersonal skills, highly motivated. Ability to take initiative; work calmly and effectively under pressure and in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. Confident and comfortable interacting with executives. Desire to work & lead in team environment.

Additional Job Information:
Can complete project tracking tools.Ability to manipulate large amount of data into concise analytical reports.Work independently with business areas to compile information.Demonstrates leadership.Influence people within areas of responsibility.Aetna business knowledge (outside department business).PC skills in Excel, Access.Comprehensive business knowledge

Functional Skills:
Finance - Expense management, Finance - Financial analysis, Finance - Financial Budgeting

Technology Experience:
Database - Hyperion Essbase, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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