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Lead Consultant PFS

Company: 
BCBSA
CIty: 
Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Overview

The Lead Consultant is responsible for researching and analyzing data, formulating reports, making recommendations to senior BCBSA management and Plan management concerning Plan performance and compliance with licensure requirements. Work with Plan professionals to understand and document business results. Make projections of Plans' financial position. Provide financial services to Plan management. Frequently present findings to senior BCBSA management. The Lead Consultant will coach and review the work of junior team members.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitor, review, research and analyze financial and enrollment results. Make projections of financial position.
  • Lead team efforts with Plan constituencies or workgroups and on assigned projects that add value to Plan and BCBSA divisions (Strategic Services, OPR, Legal, etc.) and management.
  • Make recommendations and communicate to BCBSA management, Plan advisory groups and BCBSA governance.
  • Lead interviews and build professional relationships with Licensees' technical staff and with Licensee senior management and BCBSA senior management to gain a detailed understanding of business objectives and critical issues facing Licensees.
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage content of meetings, training programs, conference calls, etc. to facilitate education, communication, discussions and responses to monitoring or value-added activities.
  • Prepare reports and written analysis, and review and revise reports and analysis prepared by junior team members.

Other Job Functions:

  • Work with junior analysts and provide guidance and development of their technical knowledge and skills

Qualifications

Required Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with financial or operational analysis with progressive responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Strong efficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Minimum of 3 years of leading project teams
  • Exposure to health insurance industry or related functions
  • Knowledge of statutory accounting principles and insurance reporting
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills
  • Relationship development skills; maintain effective, highly technical working relationships with Blue Plan and Association accounting, finance and actuarial analysts and executives

Preferred Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of investments or investment accounting
  • CPA
  • Completion of Academy of Healthcare Management certifications

Equal Opportunity Employer

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristics

Make an impact on healthcare in America. A career with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association allows you to be part of the foundation that supports the 35 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies nationwide, while protecting and strengthening the Blue Cross Blue Shield brand. Our work is helping provide greater access to cost-effective healthcare, improve the health of America and build stronger communities. With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we celebrate different cultures, languages, backgrounds and experiences while striving to advance health equity, and we want you to join Team BCBSA.

Accommodations:
Vision Accommodations, Hearing Accommodations, Neurodiversity, Learning, Mental Health, Mobility