FINANCE DIRECTOR - Tacoma or Vancover, WA in Tacoma, WA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

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Job Description


We are currently seeking a dynamic Finance Director to join our team at our office in Washington.  The Finance Director will be reporting to the CFO of the West Region. Position will have direct responsibility, leadership, and oversight of financial analysis and budgeting.

Position Responsibilities:

Budgeting –

  • Manage the annual budget process for the West Region with the AVP of West Region.

  • Perform system updates and loads to “seed” the Hyperion budget system with accurate data.

  • Develop annual targets and assist in developing the overall BHO annual budget target.

Forecasting / Reporting / Analysis –

  • Establish financial goals, strategies, and business models including work on new products or synergies

  • Direct responsibility for client-specific profit/loss analyses and for designing “what-if” scenarios around changes to contracts in West Region.

  • Perform monthly variance reports.

  • Completion of quarterly reports for HCA for all applicable regions.

  • Forecast client and West Region financial results.

  • Working with actuarial and underwriting teams, forecast results in financial terms and make recommendations to improve West financial results.

  • Complete provider payments and track internally for AVP of State and Regional Finance.

     Financial Accounting System –

  • Implement all changes to systems, as needed.

     Monthly/Quarterly Operations Support –

  • Review and/or prepare monthly financial analysis and supporting documentation.

  • Present results of West Region to operating departments, and others.

  • Internal utilization cost management for health plan risk accounts – lead any required research and identify utilization and unit cost trends.  Work directly with General Accounting / oversee risk account medical expense analysis.     

  • Leadership of processes to ensure proper revenue recognition, recording, and billing in accordance with client contracts

    Special Projects –

    Provide analysis to senior management for frequent special projects

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable in Financial, Demographic and Clinical Data

  • MS Office including Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong analytical abilities and coordination/self-direction capabilities.Strong operational understanding and ability to drive change in an organization.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

  • Hyperion / Smart View / Essbase reporting

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

  • Knowledge of call center and / or shared services environment

  • Knowledge of healthcare industry and Managed Care Organizations

Position Requirements:

Education:  A four-year degree in accounting, finance or business is required.

Licenses: MBA or CPA preferred.

Relevant Work Experience:          

  •  Minimum three years Finance / Accounting experience in an analytical role is required; budget experience preferred. Additionally, two years or more healthcare specific experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical abilities and coordination/self-direction capabilities.  Ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively in fast paced environments with changing priorities.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong Information Technology and financial systems experience required, with experience in PC based, AS/400, Oracle, Hyperion and ESSBASE preferred. 


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Beacon Health Strategies, LLC., a Beacon Health Options company, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a Drug Free Work Environment. EOE/M/F/Veterans/Disabled