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Financial Analyst - Express Scripts

Company: Cigna
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


The Financial Analysis Advisor is responsible for reviewing forecast assumptions, providing variance analysis and recommending adjustments. This individual will work closely with Finance and Technology teams to analyze and accurately forecast technology expenditures, as well as quantify risks and opportunities. In addition, this position will provide ad hoc analysis and project support an as needed.


  • Manage the reporting, analysis, and forecasting of Technology expenditures. Report and present trends and performance reports to Finance and Technology leadership

  • Support decision makers with tools, financial models, forecasting, reporting and analysis. Forecast performance, analyze trends, provide analysis and develop recommendations for a variety of Finance and Technology strategic projects

  • Communicate results, forecast, and analysis to multiple groups and levels of management including Sr. Directors and Vice Presidents

  • Standardize and automate reporting and analysis to ensure accurate, consistent and up to date information

  • Become a subject matter expert for Technology forecasting and analysis

  • Coordinate and process necessary journal entries during monthly close

  • Lead meetings to analyze variances and identify risks and opportunities with participants from Cigna Finance and Technology teams

  • Provide support for the quarterly forecasting process including essbase data loads as well as preparation of various roll-forwards and waterfalls


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or related field and MBA / CPA desired

  • 3+ years relevant experience

  • Ability to develop financial models

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate financial data and drive action to create additional value

  • Ability to work cross functionally to resolve complex issues

  • Ability to manage timelines and meet tight deadlines

  • Essbase experience preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Keywords: Cigna, St. Louis , Financial Analyst - Express Scripts, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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