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Anthem, Inc. Financial Operations Business Analyst Consultant in Des Moines, Iowa


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

This position may be located in any Anthem location. Virginia Beach preferred.

Serves as the subject matter expert for the organization. Consults with management on solutions to global business issues and organization improvements. Analyzes existing and potential workflows, processes, supporting systems and procedures and identifies improvements and opportunities for standardization. This position has a strong understanding of systems and enterprise wide strategic focus. Typically reports to management who is not tied to the execution process.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Researches financial operations workflow problems and system irregularities.

  • Develops, tests, and presents process improvement solutions for new systems, accounts and workflow improvements.

  • Ensures new processes are in alignment with standardization focus of organization.

  • Ensures that there are standard procedures across business units.

  • Performs complex data analysis and makes recommendations based on the results.

  • Leads various committees or work groups to develop, implement, modify and document new or revised financial operations processes, procedures, systems and tracking mechanisms.

  • Represents Financial Operations organization on strategic projects and initiatives.

  • Represents organization in meetings and relays information to production teams.

  • Works with management in developing regional and corporate financial operations strategy.

  • Creates, develops and implements process improvements with an enterprise wide focus.

  • Counsels and influences other departments to ensure positive outcomes for the Financial Operations department.

  • Counsels and influences Financial Operations management team and helps shape positive outcomes within the department.

  • Uses discretion in making independent decisions


Requires a BA/BS degree; 8+ years experience in business analysis, accounting or finance; prior experience working with automated financial systems and/or data systems; project management experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. MBA, CPA, CMA, CFA or applicable professional designation preferred.