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Company: Kaiser Permanente

Location: Pasadena, CA

Date Posted: July 3, 2014

Source: Kaiser Permanente

Description

Responsible for providing analytical/technical business support for a major project and/or department in a particular KP job family (HR, Finance, Legal, Communications, Facilities, QA, etc.). Under the overall general guidance of a Director and/or Manager, responsible for researching data, performing analyses, presenting results, and making recommendations. Acts as program/policy specialist to assist department and/or cross-divisional groups with assignments/initiatives as required. Collaborates with functional/department subject matter experts in testing and implementing process improvements.

Essential Functions:
• Under general supervision, creates narrative and quantitative reports in response to routine and custom reporting requests to meet informational requirements of KP management and/or external agencies and organizations for critical financial, departmental or operational analyses.
• Assists with identifying requirements for end-user systems applications, developing specifications of data, maintains specialized databases/tables and oversees processes and access to safeguard data integrity.
• Tracks and analyzes monthly national financial reports ...

Description

Responsible for providing analytical/technical business support for a major project and/or department in a particular KP job family (HR, Finance, Legal, Communications, Facilities, QA, etc.). Under the overall general guidance of a Director and/or Manager, responsible for researching data, performing analyses, presenting results, and making recommendations. Acts as program/policy specialist to assist department and/or cross-divisional groups with assignments/initiatives as required. Collaborates with functional/department subject matter experts in testing and implementing process improvements.

Essential Functions:
• Under general supervision, creates narrative and quantitative reports in response to routine and custom reporting requests to meet informational requirements of KP management and/or external agencies and organizations for critical financial, departmental or operational analyses.
• Assists with identifying requirements for end-user systems applications, developing specifications of data, maintains specialized databases/tables and oversees processes and access to safeguard data integrity.
• Tracks and analyzes monthly national financial reports; consolidates and analyzes for trends.
• Participates in various special projects.
• Interacts with KP executives and employees across multiple organizations, as well as external representatives, serving as a liaison for the department/function to discuss complex administrative matters, business processes, and project activities to facilitate department goal attainment.
• Coordinates project work schedules to meet client expectations and raises conflicting deadlines to management's attention.
• Provides complex administrative and project support to the department heads and senior management using intermediate to advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, MS Project and/or PowerPoint).
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
• Minimum five (5) years of administrative and operational support within a specific functional level with increasing scope and discretion.
• Minimum two (2) years of functional analytical experience.
Education
• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
• N/A

Additional Requirements:
• Ability to apply and use thorough knowledge of KP's policies, practices, business processes, techniques, work standards and systems.
• Uses acquired knowledge of industry practices and standards.
• Intermediate knowledge of Excel to compile and create moderately complex spreadsheets and reports.
• Uses intermediate to advanced MS Office skills (Word, MS Project, and or/PowerPoint) to create moderately complex presentation materials with graphs, illustrations, etc.; proofreads content for accuracy and KP established formatting.
• Strong quantitative and analytical skills.

• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree preferred.

Primary Location
: California-Pasadena-S. Los Robles Administration 100 S. Los Robles Scheduled Hours (1-40): 1 Shift: Day Working Days: Mon-Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 6:00 PM

Schedule
: Call-in/On-Call

Job Type
: Standard

Employee Status
: Regular Employee Group: Non-Union, Non-Exempt

Job Level
: Entry Level

Job
: Administration, Clerical and Support Services Public Department Name: Organizational Research

Travel
: Yes, 5 % of the Time Job Eligible for Benefits: No

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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