Job Description

Job Title: Lead, Financial Analyst (CHC)
Job ID: 740384
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: CHC Finance
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

UPMC Insurance Services is hiring a full-time Lead Financial Analyst to help support the Community HealthChoices (CHC) Finance team.  CHC is a government product that includes coverage for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) for ongoing support of custodial nursing home residents and nursing home eligible older adults and people with disabilities who receive home and community-based services (HCBS).

 

CHC began operations at UPMC on January 1, 2018, as a result the Lead Financial Analyst will have the opportunity to be a part of launching a new insurance product.  The Lead Financial Analyst will be responsible for managing one to two staff members, creating meaningful financial reports, assisting with the annual budgeting process, forecasting, creating presentations for executive leadership, and completing ad hoc requests.  The candidate will be able to use their analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and report on where CHC stands financially and how the product is working to improve its performance.  The analyst will have the opportunity to interact closely with executive leadership along with all those on the network and operations side of the product. The candidate must be an effective leader who can be counted on to make deadlines and is comfortable working in a rapidly-growing and complex environment.


Responsibilities:
  • Identify trends in expenses, utilization, medical quality, and other areas.
  • Implement and monitor effectiveness of these solutions.
  • Investigate variances and derive solutions to cost increases and quality issues.
  • Meet deadlines and turnaround times set by managers and department director (these deadlines and turnaround times will, at times, require the employee to work until the project is completed, meaning extended daily work hours, extended work weeks, or both).
  • Mentor and supervise day to day responsibilities of a minimum of two finance staff.
  • Must use their knowledge and expert understanding of financial, clinical and other information generated by numerous sources to identify opportunities to improve clinical and financial performance.
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis.
  • Perform statistical analyses, and then be able to explain this analysis to a non-technical audience of both internal and external customers and, at times, senior management.
  • Responsible for the distribution of work assignments for their team as well as workflow management within their team.
  • Serve as a process expert and provide training and support to other Financial Analysts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in finance or related business field is required.
  • Minimum of five years of related work experience is required.
  • CPA/MBA preferred.
  • Experience in the health care industry preferred.
  • Prior experience leading/supervising staff preferred.
  • Microsoft office with emphasis on spreadsheet application required and PeopleSoft General Ledger proficiency preferred. 
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, enthusiasm and initiative on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment a must. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, and forge strong interpersonal relationships within the department, with other departments, and with external audiences.
  • Attention to detail is critical to the success of this position, with demonstrated competency in customer orientation and the ability to deal with ambiguity. 
  • Excellent planning, communication, documentation, organizational, analytical, and problem solving abilities.
  • Advanced mathematical skills. Ability to interpret and summarize results of various analyses in a timely and meaningful way.
  • Ability to effectively approach problem solving. Ability to re-engineer processes to positively impact productivity in terms of timeliness and accuracy.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $29.22 to $49.32 / hour

Union Position: No

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