IT Financial Analyst

POSITION PURPOSE:

 

This position is responsible for the design, implementation, adoption and execution of the IT division’s financial management practices. He/ she is responsible for conducting analysis of IT financial needs for technology management/investment, actual expenditure and providing the CIO and IT Senior Management with information and reports intended to influence decision making regarding technology spend. This position is viewed as a trusted advisor within IT and the organization at large, providing in-depth analysis and impacts of potential and realized financial decisions for technology spend.

 

 

NATURE AND SCOPE:

 

This position reports to Manager, IT Finance.

 

 

 

Activities of Direct Reports:

 

This position has no direct reports.

 

 

 

Necessary Contacts:

 

INSIDE RELATIONSHIPS:

·         Regular contact with the CIO and other IT Management personnel

·         Serves as liaison to and maintains regular contact with areas outside the IT division including; Legal, Corporate Planning & Budget, Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management, Human Resources, Project Office, Project Delivery and General Accounting.

·         Contact with other IT internal process owners and processes, such as the IT Steering Committee,  Change Approval Board, and other governance committees

 

OUTSIDE RELATIONSHIPS:

·         Contacts with vendors and their Vendor / Contract Management and Accounting departments.

·         Attends outside meetings as directed, making presentations when necessary.

·         Serves as liaison between IT and external auditors/examiners.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

EDUCATION:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or IT.  If Degree is non-IT, minimum of 1 year technology experience and/or coursework required. MBA or CPA preferred.   Four (4) years of related experience can be used in lieu of a degree as appropriate. 

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

·         Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in finance or technology procurement with IT management

·         Requires a good knowledge of operational accounting in an IT environment

·         Must have demonstrated experience with a broad range of IT disciplines

·         Must have working knowledge of ITIL and IT Service Management principals and processes including the ability to assign costs to technology and services

·         Experience monitoring and reporting project costing preferred

·         Requires a broad knowledge of accounting and financial principles, practices, and procedures

·         Requires a working knowledge of financial systems

·         Requires demonstrable experience in process design and execution of ITSM (Information Technology Service Management) operations

·         Requires demonstrable experience in conducting IT Financial analysis and reporting

·         Strong negotiating and influencing skills

 

Process & Administration

·         Ability to grasp organization’s short and long term priorities and develop systems, processes, and policies to support the achievement in a cost effective manner

·         Excellent administration skills

·         Excellent organizational skills

·         Understands re-engineering processes and large scale system changes

 

Negotiation

·         Promote & sell the enterprise-wide point of view

·         Ability to escalate timely and with a positive, collaborative style

·         Negotiate a solution when several opposing viewpoints/alternatives exist.

 

Influence & Persuasion/ Relationship Management

·         Ability to respond timely and efficiently to IT professionals and quickly develop relationships with IT leaders in the organization

·         Contribute as a thought leader within specialization of IT finance

·         Ability to lead and influence IT professionals and quickly develop relationships with IT leaders in the organization to build credibility with business leaders

·         Understand opposing perspectives and make decisions in the best interest of the enterprise

 

Continuous Learning

·         Continuous development in the IT Financial Planning & Analysis, Procurement and Vendor Management areas.

 

Listening

·         Understand the individual goals of the specific business units & functional areas of IT teams.

 

Facilitation

·         Ability to coordinate participation of technology leaders throughout the IT organization.

·         Ability to conduct fact-finding or planning workshops that have a specific deliverable and timeframe.

 

Verbal & Written Communication

·         Strong communication skills between business and technical teams.

·         Ability to explain complex, technical concepts into clear, business-oriented and concise communications.

·         Ability to present IT financial information to large audiences in a clear and concise manner.

 

 

 

 

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

Establish and maintain effective integrations with other organizational functions including but not limited to Legal, Corporate Planning & Budget, Strategic Sourcing, General Accounting and Asset Management.

 

Provide expert guidance and analysis in the development and monitoring of project budgets.

 

May lead cost benefit analysis and return on investment analysis. Provide analysis and reporting that will be key to application rationalization initiatives.   

 

Conduct financial analysis and produce financial reports, metrics and key performance indicators to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan.

 

Define and maintain Total Cost of Ownership practice, tools, and models which distributes IT financial budget, plans and actuals to technical services, applications, projects, and lines of business.

 

Design, communicate, and lead IT Management in the development of the IT divisional budget, ensuring that the budget is within corporate parameters, timelines, and supports the organization’s operational and strategic priorities.

 

Design, communicate and implement IT expenditure monitoring processes to ensure IT remains within targets and adheres to the organization’s financial policy and accounting principles.

 

Conduct long-range IT Finance planning, including “what-if” and cash-flow analysis, providing information and insight to the CIO and IT Management in support of data driven decision-making.

 

Contribute to an IT Finance roadmap reflecting continued service improvements of the IT FP&A function which is based on guidance from authoritative sources and organizational direction.

 

May perform general IT accounting reconciliation activities.

 

Design and maintain financial projection models, which leverage past and current trends and consider industry, technological and organizational influences.

 

May perform IT requisition and contract coordination and management activities.

 

Design and implement process interfaces which integrate the IT division’s budget development processes with annual planning and ongoing portfolio management processes.

 

Provide assistance, data, and / or reports on ad hoc general requests.

 

May provide training to new IT Management and refresher training as needed.

 

Understands IT Departmental Goals and Objectives and delivers work products to contribute to those goals.

 

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the accountabilities (essential functions) of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

·         Job duties are performed in a normal and clean office environment with normal noise levels.

·         Work is predominately done while standing or sitting.

·         The ability to comprehend, document, calculate, visualize, and analyze are required.

 

Senior Technical Compliance Analyst

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana  •  Baton Rouge, LA

5 - 7 years experience  •  Healthcare IT

Salary depends on experience

 

We take great strides to ensure our employees have the resources to live well, be healthy, continue learning, develop skills, grow professionally and serve our local communities. We invite you to apply for a career with Blue Cross.

You should know that:

  • Jobs are updated and posted daily.
  • You must submit your resume online.
  • Apply for each position for which you are qualified and interested in.
  • You will only be considered for positions for which you apply.
  • Resumes are only accepted for posted positions.
  • Positions are full-time unless otherwise stated.
  • Due to the high volume of applicants, only those most qualified will be contacted.
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.

    POSITION PURPOSE: 

Position purpose is to design, implement, and maintain security controls in alignment with the organization’s risk appetite and tolerance levels to support business objectives.

 

NATURE AND SCOPE:

This position reports to the Mgr, IT-Cybersecurity Tech GRC

ACTIVITIES OF DIRECT REPORTS:

This position does not have any direct reports.
 

NECESSARY CONTACTS:

To do this job effectively the incumbent has to be in contact with:  

All levels of company personnel, internal and external auditors, vendors, Corporate Budgeting, Corporate Supply Management, Purchasing, Legal, Risk Management, all departments within Information Technology.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in IT, Audit, and/or related fields required. Four years of related work experience can be used in lieu of degree.

Requires 5 years of relevant, specialized experience and highly developed proficiency within multiple disciplines including Governance, Risk, and Compliance.                                             

Requires knowledge of Controls & Mapping, Internal/External Auditing, and Compliance Assessment.

Works under minimal supervision with latitude for independent judgment. Conducts tasks and assignments as directed or independently.

Preferred Certifications: ISSOC, CISSP, CISA, CIA, CRMA, CCSA
 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Control Design, Implementation, Monitoring, Testing, and Maintenance

Design, implement, and maintain security controls in alignment with the organization’s risk appetite and tolerance levels to support business objectives.

Interview process owners and review process design to gain understanding of business requirements

Monitor controls to ensure controls remain within tolerances; they function effectively and efficiently; and they are appropriate.

Provide reports to stakeholders regarding potential or realized changes to control environment.

Test security controls to verify effectiveness and efficiency.

Facilitate the identification of metrics and key performance indicators to enable the measurement of security controls performance in meeting business objectives.

Assess, recommend, and help operate tools designed to automate control processes.

Provide documentation and training to ensure security controls are effectively performed.

Ensure all controls are assigned control owners and facilitate accountability.

Monitor and maintain security controls to ensure
 

Audit Readiness

Serve as liaison to auditors, consultants, and other personnel as needed to ensure organizational compliance with applicable rules, laws, and regulations.

Risk Identification, Assessment, Evaluation, Monitoring, and Response

Assist in the identification, assessment, and evaluation of security risks to the organization.

Participate in the design, implementation, maintenance, and continual evaluation of risk response / mitigation strategies.
 

Governance

Coordinate the development and ongoing maintenance of applicable governance documents.

Ensure all governance documents are compliant with regulatory requirements.

Maintain a schedule of reviews to ensure compliance.

R0001148

Senior Technical Compliance Analyst

We take great strides to ensure our employees have the resources to live well, be healthy, continue learning, develop skills, grow professionally and serve our local communities. We invite you to apply for a career with Blue Cross.

 

You should know that:

  • Jobs are updated and posted daily.
  • You must submit your resume online.
  • Apply for each position for which you are qualified and interested in.
  • You will only be considered for positions for which you apply.
  • Resumes are only accepted for posted positions.
  • Positions are full-time unless otherwise stated.
  • Due to the high volume of applicants, only those most qualified will be contacted.
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.

 

 

POSITION PURPOSE: 

 

Position purpose is to design, implement, and maintain security controls in alignment with the organization’s risk appetite and tolerance levels to support business objectives.

 

NATURE AND SCOPE:

 

This position reports to the Mgr, IT-Cybersecurity Tech GRC

 

ACTIVITIES OF DIRECT REPORTS:

 

This position does not have any direct reports.

 

NECESSARY CONTACTS:

 

To do this job effectively the incumbent has to be in contact with:  

 

All levels of company personnel, internal and external auditors, vendors, Corporate Budgeting, Corporate Supply Management, Purchasing, Legal, Risk Management, all departments within Information Technology.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor’s degree in IT, Audit, and/or related fields required. Four years of related work experience can be used in lieu of degree.

 

Requires 5 years of relevant, specialized experience and highly developed proficiency within multiple disciplines including Governance, Risk, and Compliance.

                                             

Requires knowledge of Controls & Mapping, Internal/External Auditing, and Compliance Assessment.

 

Works under minimal supervision with latitude for independent judgment. Conducts tasks and assignments as directed or independently.

 

Preferred Certifications: ISSOC, CISSP, CISA, CIA, CRMA, CCSA

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

Control Design, Implementation, Monitoring, Testing, and Maintenance

 

Design, implement, and maintain security controls in alignment with the organization’s risk appetite and tolerance levels to support business objectives.

Interview process owners and review process design to gain understanding of business requirements

Monitor controls to ensure controls remain within tolerances; they function effectively and efficiently; and they are appropriate.

Provide reports to stakeholders regarding potential or realized changes to control environment.

Test security controls to verify effectiveness and efficiency.

Facilitate the identification of metrics and key performance indicators to enable the measurement of security controls performance in meeting business objectives.

Assess, recommend, and help operate tools designed to automate control processes.

Provide documentation and training to ensure security controls are effectively performed.

Ensure all controls are assigned control owners and facilitate accountability.

Monitor and maintain security controls to ensure

 

Audit Readiness

Serve as liaison to auditors, consultants, and other personnel as needed to ensure organizational compliance with applicable rules, laws, and regulations.

 

Risk Identification, Assessment, Evaluation, Monitoring, and Response

Assist in the identification, assessment, and evaluation of security risks to the organization.

Participate in the design, implementation, maintenance, and continual evaluation of risk response / mitigation strategies.

 

Governance

Coordinate the development and ongoing maintenance of applicable governance documents.

Ensure all governance documents are compliant with regulatory requirements.

Maintain a schedule of reviews to ensure compliance.

 

 

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