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Arizona Medicaid Market - CFO - Phoenix, AZ

UnitedHealth Group

Phoenix, AZ
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740774 Arizona Medicaid Market CFO Phoenix AZ

Arizona Medicaid Market - CFO - Phoenix, AZ (740774)

Position Description

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
This position is accountable for the day-day development and management of financial models and performance as it relates to the UHC California Medicaid business goals and objectives. This position will work with key health plan, regional and corporate leaders to ensure 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
  • Work side-by side with the Business Team and/or Finance personnel  across other aspects of 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
  • The Arizona  Medicaid Market CFO will generate budgets/forecasts and analyze trends in membership growth, SG&A, provider performance, product line profitability, medical costs, premium yields, and other areas of the business
  • The position researches economic progressions to assist with the organization's financial planning; presents monthly, quarterly, annual operating results with findings and recommendations to internal stakeholders; and prepares health plan budgets and related analysis in conjunction with centralized support areas
  • Responsible for oversight of preparation and filing quarterly/annual NAIC financial statements and state agency specific monthly/quarterly /annual financial statements.
  • Member of the health plan’s senior leadership team
  • Establish and cultivate a strong relationship with the financial leaders in the state (including AHCCCS)
  • Provide comprehensive balanced advice on finance policies
  • Frequently interact with senior leaders, inside and outside the organization, to influence those leaders to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches
  • Manage and thoroughly monitor strategic projects that have an impact inside and outside of finance
  • Entrepreneurial approach to developing innovative solutions to meet customer/business needs
  • Provide 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
  • Develop and execute strategies that span a large business unit
  • Direct 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)
  • Contribute to the development of business strategy
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent field
  • 8+ years broad experience in multiple Finance disciplines
  • 6 + years Healthcare industry experience within Finance/Accounting, Medicaid experience preferred
  • Experience reporting to Executive Leadership in a strategic partnership capacity
  • Ability to complete complex projects and influence change in a complicated, fast paced, matrix environment
  • Strong working knowledge of financial systems, statements and reports
  • Demonstrated success partnering with, leading and influencing multiple teams responsible for complex operations in a matrix environment
  • 3+ years managerial and leadership experience of a broad spectrum of professional finance staff (e.g. accounting, medical analysis, financial analysis, budgeting, actuarial, underwriting, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CPA or MBA
  • Prior AHCCCS and/or medicaid finance experience
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 14 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)


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.


Job Details

  • Contest Number740774
  • Job TitleArizona Medicaid Market - CFO - Phoenix, AZ
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Finance

Job Location Information

  • Phoenix, AZ
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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