Government Healthcare Financial Consultant

Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Consultancy

Job Info

Mercer's Government Human Services Consulting (GHSC) practice focuses on the unique and challenging needs of the public health care sector, providing a wide array of consulting services to local, state, and federal government agencies across the country. GHSC helps clients achieve better outcomes, develop and deploy defensible strategies, and reshape the delivery of health care. We deliver an individualized focus, powered by industry-leading experience, integrated capabilities and passionate people. GHSC has been partnering with states and other stakeholder organizations for over 35 years to face the demands and pace of change with data driven pricing, clinically-informed policy and trusted, reliable strategies to manage and deliver care.

Mercer is currently recruiting for a Government Healthcare Financial Consultant to work in one of the following offices: Phoenix, Atlanta, Washington DC or Minneapolis.

Government Healthcare Financial Consultant

What can you expect?

  • The Health Care Financial Consultant will contribute to ongoing consulting work for our California Medi-Cal client. This involves the review and analysis of California Medi-Cal health plan reported performance.
  • This role will also use expertise to provide the technical review of data, manage tasks and deadlines and is a resource for the California Medi-Cal client.

What is in it for you?
  • Work for a global company with excellent benefits and a dynamic culture
  • Excellent growth/advancement
  • Opportunity to receive mentorship from experienced consultants with years of experience in the public health industry

We will count on you to:
  • Review financial and other reports submitted by California Medi-Cal health plans
  • Perform procedures to validate operational performance metrics and accuracy of financial data
  • Prepare analyses related to the financial and operational performance of California Medi-Cal health plans
  • Share knowledge with more junior staff and provide training as needed to complete project tasks
  • Project manage multiple tasks on different projects simultaneously to include the following: organize project work flow and delegate project tasks to more junior staff; manage the quality and timeliness of project deliverables; ensure client deliverables are client-ready
  • Create client call agendas, coordinate calls with client and project team and actively participate in client calls and meetings
  • Participate on interviewing teams and/or act as a mentor for more junior staff

What you need to have:
  • BA/BS degree
  • Minimum three years of health plan/ managed care industry experience required
  • Thorough understanding of general health care concepts, government health and welfare field preferred
  • Thorough understanding of claims liabilities, including incurred but not reported claims
  • Knowledge of MS Office Tools. Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel. Intermediate skills in Access. Intermediate skills in PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills

What makes you stand out:
  • Experience related to the California Medi-Cal data or program, health plan analysis or capitated rate development is preferred, but not required, Health plan financials reporting and monitoring experience is a plus
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment
  • Ability to partner and lead small teams to deliver project objectives
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer's more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

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