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Regional Finance - Vice President Job

Full Job Title: VP, Regional Finance

Job Number: 1703561

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Date Posted: 10-2-2017

Responsible for executive leadership overfinancial activities for the assigned state or region including strategicfinancial and business planning, forecasting and medical trend analysis.Supports corporate and market leaders in the execution of key deliverables.


Reports to: VP, Medicaid CFO

Department: Fin-Field Finance

Location: Phoenix, AZ (Camelback Rd)


Essential Functions:

  • Builds, develops and directs staff capable of carrying out company initiatives
  • Oversees and manages financial functions including driving and oversight for MEI's (Medical Expense Initiatives), planning, budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis in assigned states or region(s).
  • Directs the preparation of annual operating and capital budgets
  • Work closely with the Region President and or lead of each state to insure continuous financial improvement
  • Provides executive project management for implementation of key initiatives (e.g. MEIs) and drives critical projects from conception, through implementation and execution.
  • Builds strong cross-functional relationships with internal (market and corporate) departments to implement financial business strategies and imperatives.
  • Performs strategic planning and annual forecasting activities for assigned region or market. Accountable for assessing market dynamics, competitive position and financial performance.
  • Makes financial presentations at quarterly meetings.
  • Develops and implements key components of business strategy
  • Develops new models and processes to meet future business needs
  • Establishes reporting systems and controls to ensure compliance with company requirements
  • Recommends, develops, and aligns policies and procedures with company objectives
  • Provides problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level
  • Recommends and leads improvement processes and initiatives

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Powerful leadership skills with a vision and understanding of the future and subsequent changes required to meet business needs
  • Educate and mentor staff across assigned states or region(s).

Candidate Education:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a related field is required
  • A Master's Degree in a related field is preferred

Candidate Experience:

  • 10 years of experience in Financial management, strategic planning, or financial analysis is required
  • Managed Care experience is preferred
  • Big four public accounting and/or public company experience is preferred

Candidate Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information
  • Demonstrated written communication skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Powerful leadership skills with a vision and understanding of the future and subsequent changes required to meet business needs
  • Ability to be extremely organized, disciplined, hand's on, and process oriented leader who is not afraid of digging into details
  • Ability to have a "failure is not an option" mentality
  • Demonstrated proactive management style
  • Strong business acumen, intelligence, and capacity; ability to think strategically and implement tactically
  • Problem solves and approaches work from a "return on investment" perspective
  • Ability to work in a matrixed reporting environment
  • Ability to work in a high energy, fast paced, and data driven environment
  • Ability to be highly flexible regarding schedules, priority shifts
  • Ability to think creatively and out of the box
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • In-depth functional knowledge, broad based multi-functional knowledge

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Preferred Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Technical Skills:

  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel is required
  • Advanced knowledge of and/or ability to utilize COGNOS for budgetary decisions or review is required


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Last Updated On: 12/9/2015