Anthem, Inc Arkansas Health Plan Finance Leader & Advisor - Little Rock, AR Office (PS14058) in Jefferson City, Missouri

Arkansas Health Plan Finance Leader & Advisor - Little Rock, AR Office (PS14058)

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Field: Accounting/Finance/Auditing

Requisition #: PS14058

Post Date: Nov 06, 2018

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care .

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Location: This position will require you to work from our Little Rock, Arkansas office. (Relocation assistance may be offered.)

Join the leadership team of Summit Community Care, a newly launched health plan and partnership between one of the fastest growing businesses at Anthem and the leading behavioral health provider coalition in Arkansas. Summit Community Care is poised to become the leading Medicaid health plan in Arkansas, under an innovative new behavioral health program designed by a forward-thinking state. Summit Community Care supports a new model of organized care that serves Medicaid members who have complex behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disabilities service needs. This position affords the opportunity for the right candidate to build a business from the ground up, while serving some the neediest Arkansans. At Summit Community Care, we do well by doing good.

The GBD Finance Manager is the Finance Leader for the Arkansas Medicaid Health Plan, reports directly to the health plan President, and is responsible overseeing financial reporting, financial operations, and cost and budget management and allocation. This role is responsible for providing financial and medical trend analysis to the Plan and Company leadership ultimately generating cost savings and revenue enhancement ideas for the achievement of financial targets. As a newly launched health plan, this candidate must be excited about launching a new business and building it to scale, including taking on additional responsibilities as required to ensure successful execution. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Works with plan leadership to analyze medical trends and provide decision support analysis.

  • Conducts and documents complex financial and health plan related analyses and research fields including financial and expense performance, medical cost analytics, rate of return, and investment modeling.

  • Leads the health plan cost of care process including identifying opportunities, valuation, ensuring successful execution, and tracking performance.

  • Focuses on business improvement initiatives and leads and directs projects.

  • Manages prioritization and development of reports for business reporting and analysis purposes including ad hoc data analysis and cost of care projects.

  • Communicates with customers about technical issues in non-technical terms.

  • Contributes to the achievement of operating gain targets set in budgets and forecasts.


  • BA/BS in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, or related field; 7+ years of experience in health care analytics, financial reporting, business analysis within health insurance/managed care environment; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • MBA preferred.

  • P & L Management strongly preferred.

  • Prior health plan, provider or other managed care experiencerequired.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.