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Cigna Senior Accountant - Evernorth in St. Louis, Missouri

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Accountant uses specialized expertise to maintain financial and accounting records for the company. This includes accounting and financial reporting responsibilities, such as preparing financial statements, coordinating with internal and external auditors to complete audit requests, researching technical accounting application, developing accounting policies and procedures, performing monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides expert content/professional leadership on complex Accounting/Financial Reporting assignments/projects.

  • Manages general accounting functions and the preparation of reports and statistics reflecting earnings, profits, cash balances, and other financial results.

  • Formulates and administers approved accounting practices throughout the organization to ensure that financial and operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business and provide reliable information necessary to control operations.

  • Responsible for coordinating, conducting, and documenting financial analysis projects or financial reporting.

  • Participates in the complex financial analysis projects and/or reporting.

  • Presents results and recommendations to management.

  • Develops and improves financial analysis and forecasting analytical methodologies.

  • Exercises considerable creativity, foresight, and judgment in conceiving, planning, and delivering initiatives.

  • Uses deep professional knowledge and acumen to advise functional leaders.

  • Focuses on providing thought leadership within Accounting/Financial Reporting but works on broader projects, which require understanding of wider business.

  • Recognized internally as a subject matter expert.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, MBA/CPA preferred.

  • 3+ years relevant experience with Bachelor’s Degree or 1-3 years of relevant experience with Master’s degree.

  • Experience in public accounting desired.

  • Strong attention to detail and exemplary organizational skills are critical.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage a heavy workload.

  • Self-starter and team player.

  • Experience working with cross functional departments to research and resolve issues using innovative solutions.

  • Thorough understanding of business operations and processes required.

  • Focus on quality and service.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

If your niche is in financial reporting and analysis, underwriting, cash management, audit or investor relations, our Finance department may be a perfect fit for you. Our teams within Finance work together to ensure that spending stays on track and that we remain a profitable industry leader. We’re always on the lookout for innovative people who will bring outside-the-box thinking to our team.

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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