Manager Financial Planning & Analysis at Delta Dental of California

Posted in Management 9 days ago.

Location: Oakland, California





Job Description:

At Delta Dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! We are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our future. We have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thing. Our leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potential. We expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problems. Joining Delta Dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other's strengths and sharing in successes.
The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager will be a highly motivated and skilled innovator and team leader. This highly visible position will serve as a key business partner to the various divisions and executives across the Enterprise. Core responsibilities and expectations for this position include developing staff, improving processes, and driving financial transparency. The FP&A Manager will provide insight into business drivers and key metrics, drive strategic planning and analysis, budgeting and reporting, and deliver on financial objectives.

How you will make an impact:


  • Directs, coordinates and oversees the annual corporate budget process including quarterly reforecasts and budget variance reporting.

  • Coordinates, manages and directs the administrative cost allocation system (CAS) and rating process (CARS).

  • Coordinates, manages, directs and reviews the analyses produced by FP&A Analysts including cost/benefit, lease versus buy and other financial analyses.

  • Provides Senior Management and divisions with analyses requiring higher expertise, confidentiality or sensitive handling.

  • Manages and develops FP&A staff to achieve department objectives including determining staffing needs, setting goals, interviewing, selecting, coaching, and evaluating the performance of all direct reports. Ensures staff is trained and works with department and/or enterprise trainer to develop written training materials and procedures. Promotes a constructive work environment to accomplish work and meet customer demands.

  • Develops, monitors, and reconciles an annual operating plan and budget.

  • Evaluates work/project requests to determine feasibility (cost/benefits analyses) and appropriate department resourcing.

  • Ensures work and projects are completed within schedules and budgets.

  • Establishes departmental goals and objectives that support the corporate mission and goals and ensure individual performance goals support departmental goals. Measures and monitors the status of goal achievement.

  • Works with management to resolve problems and meet financial objectives and requirements.

  • This list is not all-inclusive and you are expected to perform other duties as requested or assigned


What we look for:

  • 8+ years of related work experience, 1+ year of supervisory/management.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent required.

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and enterprise wide accounting structure.

  • Strong organizational/time management skills and multi-tasking abilities.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to spot trends, analyze data and translate into fact- based recommendations.

  • Excellent mathematical skills, detail orientation and problem-solving capabilities. Knowledge and application of English grammar including composition, editing and proofreading skills.

  • PC literacy required; Excellent MSOffice skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Experience with ERP and Planning applications, such as Oracle/Hyperion, SAP, IBM/Cognos required (Oracle/Hyperion preferred)

  • Knowledge of health care industry issues is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Delta Dental products, policies, claims, eligibility and underwriting guidelines.

Benefits and perks:


  • 12 days starting vacation plus 12 holidays and your birthday off!

  • Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low cost premiums

  • 100% paid dental insurance

  • 100% paid vision insurance

  • Employee well-being program

  • Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills

  • Career growth: we love promoting from within

  • Strong commitment to work/life balance

  • Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities

Due to COVID-19, there is an even greater demand for flexibility and change. Due to the pandemic, the expectation around work location for certain roles may be remote until a future date, determined by Delta Dental Management. Should the position you seek be determined by Delta Dental Management as "remote," the position may require you to have access to remote internet in order to meet the expectations outlined in the job duties.
Please note, Delta Dental will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.
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At Delta Dental we:Promote accountability, integrity and collaboration: Our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethical. It is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitments.Foster professional development: Our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunities.Value customers and cultivate positive experiences: Our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes.
If you think this sounds like you, let's chat. We would love to tell you more!
To see some of the smiling faces behind Delta Dental and to learn more about what our values and culture look like in action, connect with us on social media: @lifeatddins on Facebook and Instagram, @deltadentalins on Twitter, and Delta Dental Ins. on LinkedIn. ABOUT Delta DentalDelta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider. Our vision is to motivate and empower every employee so we're all inspired to take exceptional care of our customers, providers and each other. Our Enterprise Strategy focuses on pillars of Growth and Diversification, supported by the platforms of Culture and People, Process and Technology. Our employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of Trust, Service, Excellence and Innovation. We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation's largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country.Delta Dental provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other classification protected by federal or state law. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be provided if selected for hire.