Overview

Financial Analyst II Job at North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services – in Raleigh, NC

**This position is exempt from the State Human Resources Act**

This posting is only open to permanent and time-limited Division of Health Benefits (DHB) employees.

Position Summary

This position will support the Finance & Accounting Section of DHB with primary responsibilities of administering accounts receivable and accounts payables. These duties include provider hardships and extended repayment plans, reviews of financial activities of the DHB Fiscal Agent, administering a set of financial transactions to support Medicaid Managed Care, and working directly with the provider community on financial inquiries. This position reports to the Accounting Manager while also supporting other Finance unit personnel. Financial Analysts are generally assigned certain primary responsibility functions and also provide assistance to teammates to help the Finance team achieve overall program objectives. As an analyst, guidance and direction will be provided by management; however, it is expected that individuals will be able to independently perform the required tasks while keeping management informed of progress.

Job Specific Responsibilities

Serve as liaison between DHB Finance, Providers, Fiscal Agent, and other DHB business units to gather relevant information to recommend action on provider hardship requests

Communicate data needs, decisions, and necessary actions to the requesting providers

Ensure timely review and processing of financial transactions through NCTracks to support various key financial elements of Medicaid Managed Care

Ensure a schedule of reoccurring monthly payments to external entities are timely executed

Foster fiscal accountability and compliance within the program areas to ensure proper records are memorialized for future audits and reviews of DHB Finance

Receive hardship requests and recommend action to DHB Finance

Execute repayment agreements and facilitate the issuance of advances

Ensure receivables and repayment plans are established, and track the satisfaction of the provider repayment obligations

Access DHB financial data using NCAS system and XTND application to prepare weekly report of vendor payables on hold status, including the determination of federal shares to be drawn by grant source

Review for non-performing accounts receivables and recommend referral to the DHHS Office of the Controller

Prepare and present on findings of data analysis and reviews, including supporting management in addressing both formal and informal data request and inquiries

Salary Grade: GN14; Position #: 60042641

Recruitment Range: $51,895 to $72,000

Employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest, regardless of their current grade level and job classification. A pay increase may or may not result. Salary decisions are based on relevant education and experience, budget, and internal equity.

About the NC Medicaid (Division of Health Benefits)

NC Medicaid (Division of Health Benefits) is dedicated to providing access to physical and behavioral health care and services to improve the health and well-being of over 2.1 million North Carolinians on behalf of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. NC Medicaid manages the state’s Medicaid and NC Health Choice health care programs, pharmacy benefits, and behavioral health services.

On Sept. 23, 2015, the North Carolina General Assembly passed Session Law 2015-245, as amended, directing NCDHHS and DHB to lead the transformation of the Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs from a predominantly fee-for-service delivery system to managed care.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following:

Strong knowledge of accounting theories and principles

Demonstrated skills to perform complex financial data analysis

Working knowledge of financial controls and overall quality control with an ability to quickly identify potential issues

Demonstrated ability to plan and organize work, and to be adaptable to continually changing priorities

Demonstrated talent for organization and detail-oriented skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint

Management Preferences:
Government accounting practices as applied in North Carolina

Experience with North Carolina systems (e.g. NCAS, XTND, etc.)

Medicaid, Medicare and/or health insurance industry experience

CPA or MBA

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, banking, finance, business administration, economics, or related discipline from an accredited institution and 1 year of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.

About the Company

Company: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services –

Company Location:  Raleigh, NC

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