The Financial Consultant will lead or play a major role in significant financial and analytical projects for the Hawaii Region, including but not limited to: Preparation of the Region's Medicare revenue budgets and forecasts; Preparation of the Region's Medicare Bid(s) to CMS; Ongoing review, analysis and recommendations related to Regional Medicare revenue and expense trends; Analysis of regulatory issues and their financial implications to the Region; Development of analytical tools aimed at identifying and/or appropriately improving revenue and expense control opportunities.
The Financial Consultant will communicate findings/results of projects to Regional leadership and National Medicare Finance leaders.
• Provides project, service line or product line management, management consulting, and analytical decision support services or technical expertise for a broad array of financial and operational issues.
• Responsible for more complex multi-faceted projects and analyses across disciplines and functional areas.
• Assists in developing performance monitoring process and coordinating compilation, interpretation and presentation of monitoring information.
• Participates in the planning and development of regional, departmental and/or functional budgets.
• May be responsible for budget system completion, high level reviews and conducting area wide analyses for target development.
• Conducts or participates in complex projects where analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of factors.
• Responsibilities impact the achievement of key functional and/or KP objectives that have direct and significant business impact.
• Contributes to the development of the department's objectives.
• Erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally result in the inability to reach functional objectives and negatively affect expenditures and resources.
• Involves interpreting and analyzing established concepts and trends.
• Exercises considerable judgment to make decisions for less defined and complex issues.
• Requires complex decision-making.
• Develops solutions to a diverse range of complex problems, which require creativity and innovation within broadly defined policies and practices.
• Requires in-depth analysis to identify and recommend new solutions for more complex problems.
• Provides professional/technical guidance to team members.
• Influences others to buy into new concepts and methodologies.
• Engages in matters requiring coordination across functional lines.
• Strong oral and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills and consulting skills.
• Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.
• Work is accomplished without considerable direction.
• Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives and performance requirements have been met.
• May provide guidance to lower level staff.
• Typically eight (8) plus years of financial analysis or related experience.
• Bachelor's degree in finance related field or equivalent experience.
• Regularly contributes to the development of new financial analysis concepts, techniques, and standards.
• Considered expert in field within KP.
• Frequently contributes to the development of new financial analysis theories and methods.
• Expert proficiency in PC based word processing and spreadsheet applications, including advanced functions such as graphics, pivot tables, macros and database management.
• Thorough knowledge of financial analysis policies, practices and systems.
• Extensive knowledge of several or all of the following: general finance theories and methodologies, discounted cash flow analysis, cost/benefit analysis, feasibility studies, large scale business planning, financial modeling and project management.
• Employs expertise as a generalist or specialist.
• Ability to work with both Finance and non-Finance partners in the Medicare Line of Business.
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