Manager, Finance Business Partner-Individual Business Unit

<p>With more than 8,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust. Interested in joining us?</p>

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

When you think of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan for health insurance, you can know you&rsquo;re getting much more. We're a company founded on a tradition of affordable, quality health care for everyone, improving the present and investing in the future.<br /><br />We offer:<br />Plans for employers and individuals that meet today&rsquo;s needs, budgets and lifestyle<br />The largest network of doctors and hospitals in the state<br />Lower health care costs Higher quality health care<br />Award-winning diversity practices<br />Grants and programs that promote better health throughout Michigan<br /><strong><br />Mission:&nbsp;</strong>We commit to being our members&rsquo; trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.bcbsm.com/index/about-us/our-company.html" target="_blank"><strong>Click here</strong></a> to learn more about our commitment to our Social Mission, view company updates and reviews, and view our awards &amp; accolades. http://www.bcbsm.com

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Manager

Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: <p><strong>Provide integrated enterprise-wide reporting of financial plans.&nbsp; Analyze, evaluate, and maintain an understanding of client's business model/processes to ensure efficiency across functions and profitability across segments.&nbsp; Influence positive change by providing consultation to clients regarding products, pricing, and financial arrangements.&nbsp; Partner with business units to provide cost performance, profit and loss perspective, facilitate change, and improve financial performance.</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <p>Analyze data to identify opportunities for cost reduction, increased efficiency, and alignment across functions and broader enterprise strategies.&nbsp;Assist clients in the development and implementation of business strategy goals, P and L targets and forecast business needs.&nbsp;Leverage knowledge of the BCBSM business model and key business processes that impact the client to help drive financial strategy, reduce benefit cost trends, increase healthcare value, and capture greater market share and/or product value.&nbsp;Assist in the development of metrics related to new and revised processes for functional areas and segment financial performance; using the data to make recommendations for improvements.&nbsp;Evaluate cost structures and process flows for designated client to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.&nbsp;Educate client on company/industry economic and revenue drivers, research and make recommendations for innovation, and anticipate changes in the financial strategy of the business.&nbsp;Evaluate client's administrative spending against external benchmarks and provide recommendations based on best practices.&nbsp;Provide data analysis and interpretation to assist in the development of client's financial business plan to ensure adherence to budget requirements and corporate capital plan.&nbsp;Provide project/program accounting support.&nbsp;Analyze vendor relationships to ensure accruals are accurate and provide support for re-bids as required.&nbsp;Prepare various financial reports to help drive financial strategy and business unit performance. Other duties may be assigned.</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance related field required.</li> <li>Five (5) to eight (8) years Finance or related experience required.</li> <li>One (1) to three (3) years healthcare or insurance plan experience preferred.</li> <li>Ability to work effectively in team environment and with multiple priorities and certain deadlines.</li> <li>Excellent written and verbal communication skills.</li> <li>Excellent problem solving, interpersonal, and organization skills.</li> <li>Proficient in current industry standard PC applications and systems (e.g., Word, Excel and PowerPoint).</li> <li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</li> <li>Certification (CPA, CMA, CFM) preferred.</li> </ul>