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Staff Vice President, CareMore Finance-PS15672

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We are seeking a Staff Vice President, CareMore Finance, who will be responsible for the financial leadership of CareMore Health and will also be a key member of Finance Leadership Team for Anthem’s Diversified Business Group. The ideal candidate will:
  • Partner in formulating the company's future financial direction and supporting tactical initiatives
  • Lead long range planning and annual budgeting & forecast processes
  • Participate as a full partner in the development of business strategy, and monitor and direct implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop performance measures and monitoring systems that support the company's strategic direction to ensure success
  • Build and retain a high-performing team of financial professionals to serve the needs of adjacent business leaders
  • Ensure adjacent financial processes are compliant with applicable Anthem, Inc. policies
This positions reports directly to the CFO of Anthem’s Diversified Business Group.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  1. Develops financial strategies through long range plans, annual plans and forecasts.
  2. Leads annual budget and forecasting cycle for CareMore consolidated entities. Coordinates calendar for deliverables from cost center owners, clinical operations departments and actuarial. Presents consolidated budget and forecast results to senior management. 
  3. Establishes finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
  4. Develops organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement.
  5. Monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
  6. Maximizes return on invested capital by driving performance to financial plan for new business initiatives
  7. Reports financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances; developing improvements.
  8. Develops finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.
  9. Coordinates deliverables from Anthem corporate parent for allocated costs and investments.
  10. Coordinates deliverables to Anthem FP&A including budget loads, balance sheet leads and cash flow input. Ensures all deadlines are met.
  11. Leads bid support process for Clinical Operations, SG&A departments and Provider Risk Share and Incentives accounts. Supports Actuarial team on bid audit questions relating to Clinical Operations and SG&A.
  12. Supports the evaluation of percentage of premium full risk delegation analysis, shared savings, and shared risk settlements.
  13. Manages Forecasting Process to monitor the annual Capital Expenditures Plan. 
  14. Actively involved in contract negotiation and review and assess financial performance from the contract.
  15. Accomplishes finance human resource strategies by determining accountabilities; communicating and enforcing values, policies, and procedures; implementing recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, counseling, disciplinary, and communication programs; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation strategies.
 
CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS
 
Visionary Thinking
  • Establish strategies that create or sustain competitive advantage.  Think broadly and long-term, recognizing the impact of decisions and actions on Anthem’s membership, business and key stakeholders over time.
  • Dynamic approach to top-line and bottom line approach to  new technology and other innovations in the healthcare services space
 
Communication and Influence
  • Ask tough questions, challenge and engage leaders in conversation to ensure the right things happen for the business
  • Help leaders understand business implications of their actions and influence a change in direction
  • Integrate key messages into all communications to ensure people understand how initiatives work together to support business goals
  • Has the executive presence to influence direction and inspire confidence with Anthem’s senior leaders
 
Focus your people
  • Create an environment that enables and focuses people on the company’s mission and vision
  • Inspire superior performance by cultivating ownership and personal commitment to goals and objectives
  • Communicate strategic context to ensure that people understand what we are doing and what drives them
  • Discontinue efforts not focused on critical business priorities
 
Executing for Results
  • Hold oneself to the highest standards of accountability, drive change while maintaining operating effectiveness, integrate and align efforts across functions
  • Monitor results, tackle problems directly and delegate effectively
 
Direct Reports: 10   
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field required. Master’s level degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experience having built financial teams and keeping them running optimally, to include a regular level of recruiting as initially, this team will be working long hours
  • Minimum of 10+ years in a b2b business, ideally healthcare related
  • Experience rolling out new technologies from the financial support side (not sales)
  • Financial leadership experience in healthcare services is a plus
  • Entrepreneurial/startup/early stage experience a plus, particularly in a data rich environment
  • Ability to see the big picture and navigate the team to what will be significant growth
  • Strong business acumen, with the ability to succinctly define ROI and help P&L leaders communicate value
  • Demonstrated history of being an agent of change and team builder, with high integrity
  • Ability to lead multi-functional team while maintaining focus on priorities
  • Demonstrated superior oral, written, and interpersonal communication, persuasion, and negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical ability, strategic planning, organization, project management, and leadership skills
  • Ability to successfully interface at all levels with the customer, industry, and corporate interfaces
  • Experience and understanding of risk management, regulatory compliance, audit and controls
  • Strong leadership, change management, coaching, and staff development skills

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