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Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Job Category:  Accounting/Finance
Department:  Accounting Services

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  9263

Salary Range:  $117,509.00 (Min.) - $143,607.00 (Mid.) - $188,015.00 (Max.)


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.

As a condition of employment, L.A. Care requires a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement includes our remote workforce. If you would like to request an exemption, L.A. Care has implemented a process to consider exemptions for documented medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. L.A. Care will review all exemption requests prior to proceeding with the recruitment process.

Job Summary

The Senior Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis is responsible for coordinating and managing the forecasting and budgeting process, and developing meaningful financial models and reports. The position will coordinate information and deliverables across the department and organization to ensure that resource utilization is aligned with L.A. Care's strategic goals. This position will have staff to support the routine data analysis involved in forecasting budget, monitoring budget, and developing financial models for reporting purposes. This is a highly visible position and will interface with all departments and levels within the organization.  Manages all aspects of running an efficient  team, including hiring, supervising, coaching, training, disciplining, and motivating direct-reports.


Plan, manage, and coordinate budget and forecast process. Well coordinated and informed staff and participant stakeholders. Clear guidance on deliverables, timelines, available tools and support. Milestones completed efficiently and accurately with focus on delivering a superior product while minimizing participants burden. Achieved by timely follow-up and management of process, providing essential tools, clear guidance, coordinating effective support and involving correct participants at the right time.

Monitor and track forecast and budget versus actuals. Develop or enhance variance reports to monitor budget versus actuals. Disseminate and communicate variance reports to internal departments for status of resource utilization.

Analysis of performance, root cause and written reports on findings. Clear, concise and audience appropriate reports which serve as tools for management decision making. Routine monthly performance summary reports and highlights, claims trend analysis, cost of health care analysis and findings, exception reporting.

Build analytic models and proactive tools for performance monitoring. Build model for exception reporting of key performance analytics to quickly identify outliers (e.g. revenue, paid claims, large claims, bed days, average length of stay, delegated group claims and encounter data). Builds or enhances budget models or other tools (e.g. BI360 Planner) for accurate and dynamic budgeting and forecasting.

Supervise staff , including, but not limited to: monitoring of day to day activities of staff, monitoring of staff performance, mentoring, training, and cross-training of staff, handling of questions or issues, etc. raised by staff, encourage staff to provide recommendations for relevant process and systems enhancements, among others.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Duties Continued

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Economics
In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.

Education Preferred


At least 6-8 years of experience building analytic models, preparing written reports of findings and recommendations.

At least 4-5 years of Supervisory/Management experience.


Advanced Excel and proficient in Word and PowerPoint.

Strong knowledge of GAAP.

Outstanding analytical skills, and the ability to turn data into informative reports specific to various audiences.

Must be proactive, resourceful, and able to find alternative solutions to deliver results.

Demonstrated ability to communicate, problem solve, and work effectively with people.

Skilled at managing high functioning interdisciplinary teams of professionals.

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.

Work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certifications Preferred

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Required Training

Additional Information

Financial and accounting activities. Impact and influence of organization performance with timely reporting and dissemination of relevant trend analysis reports particularly related to membership, revenue, and cost of health care.

Salary Range Disclaimer: The expected pay range is based on many factors such as geography, experience, education, and the market.  The range is subject to change.


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)


At L.A. Care, we value our team members’ safety. In order to keep our work locations safe, each employee is required to self-screen for symptoms prior to entering any L.A. Care location each day. L.A. Care and all of its staff are required to comply with all state and local masking orders. Therefore, when on-site at any L.A. Care location, it's expected that all employees wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be managed.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Accounting, CPA, Claims, Financial, Finance, Insurance

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