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TELLIGEN Senior Financial Data Analyst in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Position: Senior Financial Data AnalystLocation:West Des Moines, IAJob Id: 2925# of Openings: 1Senior Financial Data AnalystAs a Senior Financial Data Analyst you will coordinate the implementation and administration of financial systems, including upgrades, maintenance, problem solving and reporting. You will utilize a comprehensive understanding of our operations and objectives to provide financial data reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), based on knowledge of general ledger and time and expense databases. You will ensure financial system upgrades are completed with timely and proper testing plans. Also responsible for developing, testing and implementing IBM Cognos reports to reflect Telligen's financial performance and assist management in decision making.What You'll Do:Provides detailed financial support ensuring proper reports are in place to allow real-time, self-service access to contract/business unit performance and financial results. Creates new financial reports using IBM Cognos Analytics as requested. Uses a proactive approach in identifying a combination of financial and technical trends and communicating to relevant internal customers. Researches and resolves issues that may occur. Performs analysis on financial data and ensures accuracy in data reported. Works closely with accounting and finance staff, technical staff, operations staff and contract staff to prepare accurate, valid reports. Assists management with finance operations, systems and procedures. Makes recommendations for improving efficiencies to meet customer satisfaction and Company guidelines.Serves as both accounting and technical lead for financial system implementations and upgrades. Collaborates with vendors, Corporate Information Systems and Information Security teams on all financial system changes and upgrades. Stays abreast of technology and reporting methods. Directs the evaluation of various software alternatives to determine the most appropriate solution to use in the specific situation and makes recommendations to management for improvements.Plays an integral role in the administration, development, testing and maintenance of all systems used within finance and administration, including but not limited to: General Ledger, Time and Expense and Financial Reporting, Payroll, and Corporate Credit Card interface.Participate in special projects, committees, and perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.What You'll Need:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Information Systems, or equivalent training or experience; 8 plus years experience in Finance and Administration or related field.Financial database experience required in order to extract and meet specific data reporting requirements.Ability to learn and apply federal regulations.IBM Cognos report writing experience preferred.Sharepoint experience preferred.Deltek Costpoint system experience highly desired.Must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven, evolving environment. Strong communication skills required.Who We Are:Telligen is one of the most respected population health management organizations in the country. We work with state and federal government programs, as well as employers and health plans offering clinical, analytical, and technical expertise.Health has changed a lot through our 45-year history, but what has remained constant is that we care deeply about who we serve and what we do. Our success is built on our ability to adapt, respond to client needs, and offer innovative solutions at every turn.Our business is our people and we're looking for talented individuals who not only believe in our mission but who are ready to take ownership and make a difference in the lives of people, in the world of health. Learn more about who we are and what we do at you Ready?We're on a mission to transform lives and economies by improving health and getting there means following through on our values of O