Senior Financial Analyst (Temporary to Fulltime)

Job Category:  Accounting/Finance
Department:  Finance Services (210)

Los Angeles HQ, California, US

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  1522


Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.


The Senior Financial Analyst is involved in the preparation of the annual budget and forecast. The Senior Analyst is a key contact for operating budget matters and will support Division Chiefs and Directors on operational spending analysis. This position will prepare, consolidate, and analyze budgets for L.A. Care Health Plan; including Operating Budget, Forecasts, Monthly Variance Reports, Strategic Reports and Long Range Plans. Other duties include assistance with financial statement analysis, preparing reports for presentation, and other ad hoc reports. The position will interact with members of the management team and other department staff to assist in the development of the annual budget/forecast.


Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics or Finance or related field.


With Bachelor's Degree: 3-5 years experience analyzing data in a financial context.

Experience with financial data for Medi-Cal population.

Previous experience in accounting, budgeting and forecasting is a strong plus.

Extensive knowledge and demonstrated ability to analyze complex issues and present findings and recommendations to senior management in a logical and understandable manner.

Excellent analytical, organizational, and presentation skills.

Superior attention to detail

Strong understanding of GAAP and Finance Concepts.

Understanding of accruals, operating costs vs. capital costs

Advanced/Expert skills in Excel on V-Lookup and pivot tables.

Proficient in SharePoint maintenance.

Ability to multitask and meet constant deadlines.

Proven ability to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment.


SQL skills and budget system development skills.

L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)

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