Sr. Financial Analyst in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/25/2021

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Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting - Secaucus, NJ

Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.


Job Summary:

This position will assist in a variety of accounting functions, including monthly close activities, preparation of assigned financial statement schedules and related analyses, internal management reporting and a variety of special projects.  The individual must be able to effectively communicate with others inside and outside of the Finance organization, as well as ensure the accuracy, quality and timely completion of financial information.  The role is located in Secaucus, NJ. 

Specific Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•         Prepare insightful business and financial analytics that provides executive management with insight and perspective as to the Company’s results.

•         Record monthly journal entries with appropriate supporting documentation.

•         Responsible for balance sheet analytics and detailed commentary for inclusion in the monthly management reporting package.

•         Support Benefits Finance in areas such as Self-Insurance reporting, AIP, GHI and payroll analyses.

•         Lead projects that improve overall business processes through the optimization of the functions enabling technology platforms.

•         Collaborate with various Finance functions to automate processes using Robotic Process Automation (RPA) including business case assessment, required documentation, use of automation tools, and coordination with IT.Perform account reconciliations, including appropriate supporting documentation and with              innovative use of technology.

•         Provide assigned schedules for the quarterly Analyst Call Binder that support the preparation of the 10-K/10-Q as well as Audit Fee analysis for quarterly Audit & Finance Committee meetings.

•         Assist with Budget / Actual Restatements processing and management reporting.

•         Develop reports using Peoplesoft and Essbase.

•         Work closely with internal and external auditors to fulfill audit requests.

•         Participate in the annual SOX testing process.

•         Assist with Quest Diagnostics’ integration and divestiture activities from a financial reporting perspective.  Ensure that the general ledger structure for new acquired entities is properly mapped / integrated into the Quest PeopleSoft reporting structure.

•         Provide leadership to other colleagues including field and other Corporate Finance functions with respect to Quest accounting policies and procedures.

•         Attend seminars to stay current on technical accounting requirements and increase accounting knowledge.

Job Requirements: Incumbent should possess the knowledge, skills and experience usually obtained by,

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA or MBA preferred.
  • 3-5 year’s of varied and relevant accounting and finance experience, ideally a mix of large public and private with experience in Corporate Consolidations / Internal Reporting, or External Reporting.
  • Technical accounting and financial reporting acumen.
  • Focus on accuracy, efficiency and continued process improvement.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances and prioritize appropriately.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and presentation skills (to executive levels in the organization).
  • Attention to detail, work independently and can be counted on to follow up on all assignments through completion.
  • Strong computer skills, especially utilizing Microsoft Excel, Power Query/Access, Tableau a plus.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financial Systems and Hyperion Essbase.
  • Business partner focused.

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