Lead IT Financial Analyst

Website Centene

Position Purpose:

Leads the overall IT budget and assists with the financial planning process, including monitoring actual financial performance against budgeted and forecast expectations. Assists in analyzing, compiling, interpreting, and presenting financial data for budgeting and reporting purposes.

  • Manages financial processes for IT including the development of budgets and forecasts and monitoring the actual versus budgeted amounts
  • Develops integrated revenue / expense analyses, projections, reports, and presentations
  • Reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and ensures financial information has been recorded accurately
  • Reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual budgeting and forecasting
  • Identifies trends and developments in competitive environments and presents findings to senior management; develop models which aid decision-making
  • Makes updates to financial forecasting and reconciliation of internal accounts
  • Identifies key risks and opportunities to budgets and/or forecasts and provides timely and accurate periodic reporting
  • Creates periodic and ad hoc reports including business unit reports that capture key financial measures of success
  • Contributes to the identification and implementation of IT financial solutions that improve efficiency and effectiveness by eliminating, simplifying, and automating processes
  • Reviews financial portion of business case submissions and maintain ownership of financial portion of business case template
  • Maintains knowledge and keep abreast of applicable regulations and policies
  • Interprets results of financial analysis procedures
  • Provides application or analytical support to departments as needed


Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 – 7 years of related experience.

Or equivalent experience acquired through accomplishments of applicable knowledge, duties, scope and skill reflective of the level of this position.

Technical Skills:

  • One or more of the following skills are desired:
  • Knowledge of Software Project Management
  • Knowledge of Other: budgeting and forecasting techniques, as well as proficiency with financial statement analysis and projection on assets
  • Experience with Data Management; Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Other: advanced financial and business transactions, as well as translating complicated financial concepts into business practices


  • Certified Cost Accountant (CCA)-ICCAUS preferred
  • Chartered Accountant (CA) preferred
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA) preferred
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) preferred


To apply for this job please visit jobs.centene.com.