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Budget Manager - Operations Performance Management more...
Location:Watertown, MA
Company:Tufts Health Plan
First posted:May 15, 2017
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Job Description

The Budget Manager of Operations Performance Management is responsible for the management of financial performance and operations for the enterprise IS and Operations organization. The position will report to the Director of Operations Performance Management and provides support to the IS and Operations leadership teams.

Budget Management (75%)

- Manage/coordinate the overall budget process (forecasting and annual budget) for IT and Operations

- Oversee the invoicing process for IT

- Manage the IT capital plan

- Manage and coordinate financial initiatives (e.g., cost savings and/ or special projects)

- Establish business partnerships for the enterprise with the Finance and Purchasing organizations

- Standardize the budgeting and reporting tools and methodologies for management

- Analyze and make recommendations to senior management regarding the financial performance of the organization

- Develop financial trend analysis by line of business and cost categories

- Develop the methodology for and oversee the invoicing process and monthly budget re views (i.e. financial performance reporting) for IT, Operations and Enterprise Operations functions

- Provide guidance and direction to Financial Analyst

Asset Management (10%)

Coordinate with the Operations Performance Management -- Asset Manager to help achieve and understand the budget impact for the following:

- Assess the asset management processes (including software license compliance) to ensure accurate accounting and contract compliance

- Assess the possibility of developing an IT charge back allocation methodology

- Develop an enhanced process and methodology to manage IT assets and software license compliance

- Develop and implement an IT charge back allocation methodology (if deemed necessary)

Vendor Management (5%)

Coordinate with the Operations Performance Management -- Project Manager to help achieve and understand the budget impact for the following:

- Manage and execute the existing Operations vendor management program

- Develop and maintain a protocol for the enterprise vendor management program, identifying key opportunities for the enterprise

- Align, develop and coordinate with Finance as they create a vendor management office

- Develop and implement a framework for contract management

- Establish business partnerships for the enterprise with the Finance and Purchasing organizations

Corporate Agenda Projects (5%)

Coordinate with the Operations Performance Management -- Project Manager to help achieve and understand the budget impact for the following:

- Assess the corporate agenda process to develop a methodology to assess projects

- Create a methodology to pre and post validate project estimates and expected returns

- Execute an ongoing process to conduct pre and post validation reviews

Report results to management and utilize results to drive business change

Special Projects (5%)

- Work on special projects as assigned

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: (Minimum education & certifications required)

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business - required
  • Advanced degree preferred (MBA or Masters) - preferred
    • Professional license (e.g., CPA, CIA) - preferred

 

EXPERIENCE: (Years of experience)

  • Healthcare Industry Experience; Preferably Healthcare Insurance experience.
    • Minimum 5 years related business experience with finance, operations and process understanding background required.

 

SKILL REQUIREMENTS: (Include interpersonal s kills)

  • Proficient in budget management and techniques
  • Proficient in using financial systems (e.g., IBM Cognos) and modelling tools
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to manage to deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to assess, build and implement new processes (comfortable working in white space)
  • Analytical Skills: ability to synthesize and organize information for meaningful use and action
    • Proven oral and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building and leadership skills to influence work and collaboratively across all levels of employees, management and cross-functionally
    • Understanding of technology related to Tufts Health Plan systems
    • Strategic thinking skills; ability to draw meaningful insights and identify business implications

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

(include special requirements, e.g., lifting, travel, overtime)

  • Fast paced office environment handling multiple demands.
  • Professional business environment within Tufts Health Plan offices.
    • Minimal activity outside at external sites.
  • Essential functions occur simultaneously, therefore, the employee must be able to appropriately handle each essential function, prioritize them and seek assistance when necessary. These functions need to be performed on a consistent and regular basis, using good judgment. Ability to learn and apply company policies consistently, seeking out guidance when necessary, is required.

CONFIDENTIAL DATA: All information (written, verbal, electronic, etc.) that an employee encounters while working at Tufts Health Plan is considered confidential. Exposed to and required to deal with highly confidential and sensitive material and must adhere to corporate compliance policy, department guidelines/policies and all applicable la s and regulations at all times.

OFCCP Statement [OFCCP]
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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