Anthem Financial Operations Business Analyst Consultant - PS8180 in Columbia, Missouri

Financial Operations Business Analyst Consultant - PS8180

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Location: United States

Field: Accounting/Finance/Auditing

Requisition #: PS8180

Post Date: 5 days ago

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Location: This position will allow you to work at any Anthem office or remotely

The Financial Operations Business Analyst Consultant serves as the subject matter expert for the organization. Consults with management on solutions to global business issues and organization improvements. Analyzes existing and potential workflows, processes, supporting systems and procedures and identifies improvements and opportunities for standardization. This position has a strong understanding of systems and enterprise wide strategic focus. Typically reports to management who is not tied to the execution process. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Researches financial operations workflow problems and system irregularities.

  • Develops, tests, and presents process improvement solutions for new systems, accounts and workflow improvements.

  • Ensures new processes are in alignment with standardization focus of organization.

  • Ensures that there are standard procedures across business units.

  • Performs complex data analysis and makes recommendations based on the results.

  • Leads various committees or work groups to develop, implement, modify and document new or revised financial operations processes, procedures, systems and tracking mechanisms.

  • Represents Financial Operations organization on strategic projects and initiatives.

  • Represents organization in meetings and relays information to production teams.

  • Works with management in developing regional and corporate financial operations strategy.

  • Creates, develops and implements process improvements with an enterprise wide focus.

  • Counsels and influences other departments to ensure positive outcomes for the Financial Operations department.

  • Counsels and influences Financial Operations management team and helps shape positive outcomes within the department.

  • Uses discretion in making independent decisions.

Requirements

  • Requires a BA/BS degree

  • 8+ years’ experience in business analysis, accounting or finance; prior experience working with automated financial systems and/or data systems; project management experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Strong investigative drive required

  • Must be a self-starter

  • Strong communication skills required

  • Ability to quickly establish and leverage networks required

  • Experience as a Reimbursement Policy expert desired

  • Coding / Billing experience preferred

  • SQL or Query experience desired

  • Experience with health plan operations preferred

  • Network Management experience preferred

  • Contracting experience preferred

  • MBA, CPA, CMA, CFA or applicable professional designation preferred.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.