Sr. Financial Analyst in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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.

As a Sr. Financial Analyst supporting Information Ventures, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

Basic Purpose:

Finance business partner to the Information Ventures organization with direct interaction with organizational leaders at VP and Director level and others throughout supported organizations.  Main duties include data analytics and financial modeling to support month end close process, business reviews, forecasts, annual budgeting process and other moderate to complex financial analysis projects. Also include support cost responsibilities for the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Business partnering - Engage Senior level staff regularly to influence the business from a financial perspective.  This person will be asked to understand the business needs and the drivers of revenue and cost, and speak to them with senior leaders
  • Financial modeling – develop financial models to understand business impact of decisions and scenarios.  An understanding of and relationship with the business are key to quickly and accurately modeling its performance.  These are needed on an ad hoc basis as well as regularly around month-end, budgets and forecasts.  
  • Month-end reporting - Enhance value-added monthly reporting package, incorporating run rate analyses, for the business leaders that will drive behavior. Provide analysis to Senior leadership team to update on trends, watch-outs, issues, and drive actions to ensure appropriate behavior.
  • Budget/Forecast development – Be engaged and drive certain aspects of annual budgeting cycle and quarterly forecast through business review, analytics, business partering at all levels of the business, etc.
  • Support Cost responsibilities - Perform month-end close activities including close process supporting / understanding JE activity by Corporate Accounting, and preparing monthly reporting packages with value-added insight for Information Ventures.  Ensure controls are in place to appropriately account for and safeguard assets and maintain compliance with Company policy and procedures and enforce compliance.

Supervision Exercised: N/A



Education Preferred:

  • 4-Year College Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or MBA preferred

Work Experience:

• Related Finance Experience a plus.

• Financial analysis and modeling, budgeting/forecasting, month-end reporting, accounting

• Experience with the PeopleSoft Financial Systems and Hyperion Essbase and Hyperion Planning a plus

  • Strong competencies including Problem Solving, Analytics & Customer Focus
  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office products, with emphasis on Excel and Access tools.


Important personal attributes include:

- Outstanding communication skills (both verbal and written)

- Excellent presentation skills to higher level in the Company

- Attention to detail, and exceptional follow-up ability

- Highly motivated, process-driven

- Solid interpersonal skills and leadership qualities

- Proactive, able to influence others and drive change

- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

- Organized, collaborative and ability to prioritize tasks

- High level of integrity and strong ethics

- Strong analytical skills and possess creative ideas and solutions to complex information needs

- Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy, especially under the pressure of month-end close, forecast and budgeting cycles.




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