Financial Analyst | Flexible Hybrid: Virtual and In-Person

Remote - Flexible Hybrid (Remote and In-Person) McMinnville, OR

COVID-19 vaccination required for all YCCO employees except for an approved accommodation for medical or sincerely held religious belief. Please see Additional Information below.

Department:    Finance                                                FLSA Status:               Exempt

Reports To:      Chief Financial Officer (CFO)                Physical Strength:      Light (L)

Summary

This position is responsible for assisting with and developing key financial reporting and analytical functions, providing high quality and cost-effective service to Yamhill Community Care (YCCO) members by performing the following duties.

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Essential Duties

1.   Provides financial analysis for and assists in the expansion of value-based purchasing, inclusive of evaluation of effectiveness, efficiencies, returns on investment, and budgetary impacts.

2.   Supports and completes accurate and timely preparation of financial reports and statements as required by the Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Insurance Division, Internal Revenue Services, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other state and federal regulatory agencies and bodies.

3.   Maintains knowledge of federal, state, and national financial reporting rules and regulations.

Job Duties

  • Knowledgeable in the principles of managed care, value-based purchasing, and payment methodologies.
  • Works with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Board of Directors sub-committees to expand value-based payment methodologies.
  • Actively participates in the annual budgeting process for YCCO and all its subsidiaries.
  • Analyzes and documents variances from the medical, behavioral health, dental, non-emergent transportation, administrative, and capital budgets.
  • Prepares periodic financial forecasts and updates throughout the year.
  • Participates in the State’s Medicaid rate setting process, CMS bid process (if applicable) and prepares detailed documentation and analysis, as needed.
  • Prepares other financial, budget, or analytic reports for internal management on an as needed basis.
  • Actively supports and completes YCCO financial reports.
  • Ensures integration of work between program functional areas and promotes effective communications within YCCO and between external partners and providers.
  • Identifies opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
  • Performs studies to monitor and assess changes in provider billing patterns, charge description masters and other variable reimbursement provisions.
  • Collaborates with other departments to address and resolve relevant operational issues.
  • Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.  
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Respectfully takes direction from Supervisor.
  • Other position specific duties as assigned.

Management & Leadership

  • Ensures program expectations and standards are clearly understood by unit staff.
  • Provides staff with the training, tools, and resources necessary to carry out their work.
  • Analyzes staffing needs and reorganizes work and assignments, as needed.
  • Supervises assigned unit staff in a consistent manner.
  • Evaluates unit employees’ performance both informally and formally and takes corrective action to address areas of opportunity.
  • Performs human resource functions in collaboration with the Supervisor and Human Resources.

Essential Department & Organizational Functions

  • Demonstrates cooperation and teamwork.
  • Demonstrates a professional demeanor.
  • Adheres to established internal control procedures for all contract functions.
  • Proposes and implements process improvements.
  • Meets deadlines for completion of assigned responsibilities and projects.
  • Provides cross-training on specific job responsibilities.
  • Meets identified business goals that contribute to departmental goals.
  • Adheres to YCCO policy and procedures and standards of operations.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Proposes and implements process improvements.
  • Meets deadlines for completion of workload.
  • Maintains agreed upon work schedule.
  • Demonstrates cooperation and teamwork.
  • Provides cross-training on specific job responsibilities.
  • Meets identified business goals that contribute to departmental goals.
  • Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Respectfully takes direction from Supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of health care and CCO financial systems.
  • Ability to independently gather, compile and analyze data using statistical methods.
  • Proficient knowledge of business intelligence software and agile development processes.
  • Ability to query and extract data from databases using various software tools (e.g. SAS, SPSS, SQL).
  • Demonstrates competency in dashboard design and application of data visualization best practices.
  • Demonstrates competency using Tableau Desktop for visualization and analysis of financial data, including complex data filtering and business logic.
  • Ability to learn the organization’s software.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to problem solve, analyze, and provide written documentation of analysis.
  • Ability to communicate project status and issues to manager in a timely manner.
  • Ability to remain flexible, positive, and adaptable.
  • Ability to build productive working relationships, problem solve, and resolve conflicts successfully.
  • Ability to work in a continuously changing environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, facilitation, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team within a Matrix model.
  • Ability to work in an environment with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Possess a high degree of initiative and motivation along with the ability to effectively collaborate and plan with co-workers and others.
  • Ability to work autonomously and with attention to detail.
  • Ability to focus on and comprehend information, learn new skills and abilities, assess a situation, and seek or determine appropriate resolution, accept managerial direction, and feedback, and tolerate and manage stress.
  • Ability to learn and use assorted software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and timelines simultaneously, as well as to perform work with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, when needed, and to use sound judgment, anticipate next steps and be proactive.
  • Excellent computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in all forms of communication.
  • Ability to work in an environment with diverse individuals and groups.

Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education & Experience

Required:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in health care financial analysis.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, mathematics, or statistics.

OR

  • Any combination of education and experience that would qualify candidate for the position.

Preferred:

  • Medicaid managed care experience.

Certificates, Licenses, and/or Registrations

This position does not require any certificates, licenses, or registrations. 

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally need to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

This position operates in a professional office environment and requires frequent use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This position may include occasional required or optional travel outside of the workplace, in which the employee’s personal vehicle, local transit, or other means of transportation may be used.

Additional Information about COVID-19Vaccination Requirements

To safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our members and visitors; and the community at large, YCCO requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation as a qualification of employment.

Job candidates that receive a contingent offer of employment from YCCO must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, along with a completed attestation that the documentation submitted is true and correct to Human Resources Department;

OR

Submit a completed request for accommodation form due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief to the Human Resources Department to begin the interactive accommodation process.