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Medicaid Market CFO - 2226590

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

Accounting & Finance
New Orleans, LA, USA · Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

This position is accountable for the day-day development and management of financial models and performance as it relates to business goals and objectives in the New Mexico Community & State health plan. This position will work with key leaders to ensure that the business is operating effectively, with sound financial analysis, and with appropriate financial and operating controls in place.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide monthly financial reporting of key business initiatives
  • Provide ongoing financial analysis of development and operational results against the budget and forecasts
  • Work side-by side with the Business Team and/or Finance personnel across UnitedHealth Group, to fully understand the business and support the financial goals and objectives
  • Develop and implement controls to support these goals/objectives as needed
  • Provide analysis and support for developing ideas, programs, and projects
  • Develop systems for key financial and operating initiatives, as needed, as business growth occurs and matures
  • Directly supervise key financial operating personnel as required; effectively support and promote the development of staff as required
  • Generate forecasts and analyze trends in sales, SG&A, provider performance, product line profitability, membership, medical costs, premium yields, and other areas of the business
  • Present monthly, quarterly, and annual operating results with findings and recommendations to internal stakeholders; and prepares health plan budgets and related analysis in conjunction with centralized support areas
  • Member of the health plan’s senior leadership team
  • Establishes and cultivates a strong relationship with the financial leaders in the state
  • Provides comprehensive balanced advice on finance policies
  • Frequently interacts with senior leaders, inside and outside the organization, to influence those leaders to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches
  • Manages and thoroughly monitors strategic projects that have an impact inside and outside of finance
  • Develop innovative solutions to meet customer/business needs
  • Provides leadership to and is accountable for the performance and direction through multiple layers of management and senior level professional staff; work most often impacts a large business unit, or multiple markets/sites
  • Develops and executes strategies that span a large business unit
  • Directs others to resolve business problems that affect multiple functions or disciplines
  • Product, service, or process decisions are most likely to impact multiple functions and/or customer accounts (internal or external)
  • Contributes to the development of business strategy

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent field
  • 8+ years of broad experience in multiple Finance disciplines
  • Experience reporting to Executive Leadership in a strategic partnership capacity
  • Advanced knowledge of Health Care industry (2+ years minimum of healthcare finance experience)
  • Solid working knowledge of financial systems, statements and reports

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or CPA
  • 3+ years of managerial and leadership experience of a broad spectrum of professional finance staff (e.g. accounting, medical analysis, financial analysis, budgeting, actuarial, underwriting, etc.)
  • Medicaid and/or Medicare experience
  • Proven ability to complete complex projects and influence change in complicated, fast paced, matrix environment
  • Demonstrated success partnering with leading and influencing multiple teams responsible for complex operations

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug – free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.