The Data Scientist Consultant supports the Finance/Accounting general functions by reporting accurate financial information; performing financial analyses, forecasting, and modeling; and automating internal reporting processes for Finance and other departments. The position also provides management with statistical findings and conclusions; coordinates and communicates data findings and assists in resolving data issues across multiple departments. Primary Responsibilities: Research, retrieve, design, troubleshoot, and deliver organized analytics regarding healthcare, capitation, accounts receivable, utilization data, claims data and financial accounting dataSubject Matter Expert as it relates to healthcare capitation, accounts receivable, utilization, claims, and financial accounting dataAnalyzes and extracts data from the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) to report to internal and external customersServes as a key resource to finance teams by providing data/analytical support, mentoring, guidance and technical expertiseDesigns, develops, tests, documents and maintains database queries for ad hoc reporting used in complex conceptual analysesDevelops systematic reporting processes and procedures to ensure timely delivery of weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reporting to managementManages reporting and analysis elements on all business initiative projects Recommends and implements new or modified reporting methods and procedures to improve report content and completeness of informationAnalyze benchmarking data, reports, processes, and measurements for key managed care indicators to recognize trends and assist in developing forecasts and financial planningDevelops innovative approaches to achieve deliverables and increase efficienciesFunctions as a team lead, oversees the work of others within designated teamsPerforms all other related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or related field required (4 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor's degree)4+ of general healthcare accounting, finance, or operations experience2+ of experience in a reporting and analytical roleProficient in SQL, SQL Reporting Services, MS Access, and MS Excel and/or equivalent data capture/reporting toolsPreferred Qualifications: 2+ years of experience in a managed care environment5+ years of reporting and analytic experienceUnderstanding of the complexity of Member healthcare accounting, claims and revenueCareers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Data Scientist Consultant, healthcare accounting, finance, data analytics, San Antonio, TX, Texas
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