Job Description

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is a local, independent Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and a not-for-profit health insurance company headquartered in Phoenix. Founded in 1939, the company has more than 1,400 dedicated employees throughout its Phoenix, Tucson, Chandler and Flagstaff offices. Providing health insurance products, services and networks to more than 1 million Arizonans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona offers various health plans for individuals, families, and small and large businesses. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona also offers Medicare supplement plans to individuals over age 65.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona helps to fulfill its mission of improving the quality of life of Arizonans by delivering a variety of health insurance products and services to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and small and large businesses as well as providing information and tools to help individuals make better health decisions.

Analyze and evaluate data on group business with the goal to maximize enrollment growth and profitability. Specialty tasks include financial reports, technical report writing, maintaining records, analyzing data and developing budget forecasts.

  • Provide and analyze profitability information by sub categories
  • Provide and analyze renewal rate information
  • Provide and analyze bid/RFP rate information
  • Provide projected premium, claim expense, operating expense and gain information
  • Analyze group rating factors
  • Assist group underwriters as needed
  • Demonstrates ability to research, investigate, analyze, reconcile, and evaluate data
  • Demonstrate independent decision making and perform essential functions with minimal supervision
  • Applies knowledge of general business practices, collection procedures, and applicable computer system
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
  • For level II: Demonstrate mastery of requirements above. Generally, this would require at least two years at level I or equivalent experience
  • The position requires a full-time work schedule. Full-time is defined as working at least 40 hours per week, plus any additional hours as requested or as needed to meet business requirements.

BCBSAZ does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected group.

Skills / Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Required Work Experience Level 1 Level 2   3 years 5 years Experience in underwriting, actuarial, statistics, accounting or finance field   Required Education Bachelor's Degree in mathematics, statistics, accounting, business, or related field of study. (Applies to All Levels) Required Licenses N/A Required Certifications N/A   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Preferred Work Experience Level 1 Level 2   5 years   7 years Experience in underwriting, actuarial, statistics, accounting or finance field 1 year 2 years Project management experience 1 year 3 years Experience as a group health underwriter or actuarial analyst 1 year 3 years Experience in a healthcare field   Preferred Education Master’s Degree in accounting, business, mathematics, statistics, or related field of study. (Applies to All Levels) Preferred Licenses Active, current, and unrestricted AZ Department of Insurance Life & Health Insurance License   Preferred Certifications N/A   REQUIRED COMPETENCIES Required Job Skills Intermediate PC proficiency (all levels) Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in Excel, Word, and Access software and programming Intermediate skill in database, spreadsheet, business intelligence, statistical, and data cubing software Required Professional Competencies (Applies to All Levels) Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Flexibility and willingness to adjust to shifting demands/priorities  Recognize strategic opportunities and use data to make timely and sound decisions Superior analytical skills Strong and effective written, verbal and presentation skills with the ability to collaborate with team members and business stakeholders at all levels of the organization Technical ability to resolve complex business issues Required Leadership Experience and Competencies (Applies to All Levels) Act with diplomacy and sensitivity with our customers and internal departments Maintain confidentiality and privacy Establish, contribute and maintain a positive and productive work environment PREFERRED COMPETENCIES Preferred Job Skills (Applies to All Levels) Advanced PC proficiency Advanced proficiency in Excel, Word, and Access software and programming Advanced skill in database, spreadsheet, business intelligence, statistical, and data cubing software Preferred Professional Competencies (Applies to All Levels) Expertise with SAS, Tableau, Business Objects or other graphical business intelligence tools Knowledge of group health care funding arrangements and rating Project management skill needed to create timelines, track deliverables and progress, resolve issues, and communicate project status Preferred Leadership Experience and Competencies (Applies to All Levels) N/A    

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