Company Statement

Connecticare is a leading health plan in the state of Connecticut and a subsidiary of EmblemHealth, a health and wellness company that provides insurance plans, primary and specialty care, and wellness solutions.  WellSpark is a digital wellness company and national subsidiary of EmblemHealth that offers a full suite of products and solutions to reward people for healthy behaviors. 

Director, Enterprise Disbursements

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Accounting
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EmblemHealth
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Summary

• Develop, implement, and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the department.  
• Provide leadership over the Accounts Payable Team: ensure the timeliness and accuracy of all Accounts Payable reports and information; ensure compliance with and enhancing internal control procedures; monitor all workflows, processes and system related activities within the department.   
• Proactively work with enterprise‐wide stakeholders as a strategic partner between Accounts Payable and Operations.  
• Leverage leading practices to ensure Accounts Payable (AP) is operating in the best interests of the enterprise.
• Lead all activities for optimizing Accounts Payable through the oversight of the disbursement process in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  
• Provide leadership over the Capitation Team: ensure complete, timely and accurate monthly capitation payments to providers; coach teams in reviewing monthly workbooks and underlying supporting documentation.  Sponsor for all system initiatives related to Capitation, identifying and implementing continuous operational efficiencies where appropriate.

Responsibilities: 

• Direct Accounts Payable operations, processes and strategies as a shared services operation, meeting all deadlines and related responsibilities in support of the enterprise and the strategic vision of leadership while ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of payments. Provide leadership over the Accounts Payable Team, ensuring timely and accurate payments to providers.  
• Direct the day‐to‐day management of process and programs to ensure resources are used effectively and efficiently.  
• Serve as a subject matter expert and provide counsel for projects while developing, implementing, updating and enforcing policies and procedures.  
• Evaluate the workflow and responsibilities within the Accounts Payable department to ensure maximum efficiency.
• Direct and oversee the annual 1099 process.
• Direct and oversee the escheatment process.
• Develop and coordinate departmental policies and procedures for EmblemHealth and ensure all disbursements are made in accordance with these policies. Respond to inquiries from vendors, providers, employees, and management regarding payments, policies, etc.
• Ensure EmblemHealth complies with all regulatory regulations and that Accounts Payable and Capitation are MAR compliant.  Ensure compliance with State and Federal reporting; develop the Accounts Payable budget; coordinate with Treasury on cash flow management; and communicate with external auditors.  Serve as liaison for Emblem with all Internal and External auditors regarding Accounts Payable and Capitation.
• Ensure that Procure to Pay (P2P) processes are consistently applied across the enterprise and manage governance to ensure compliance, understanding and remediate gaps.  
• Work closely with General Ledger, Procurement, and other departments, as required.
• Direct a diverse team to meet deliverables timely and foster a customer centric culture focused on identifying and supporting issues, leadership efforts, strategic initiatives, and development projects in concert with internal leaders and stakeholders.  Provide leadership of the capitation group, ensuring timely and accurate payments to providers on annual disbursements in excess of $1.5 Billion.
• Responsible for the development and implementation of cross‐functional strategies that enhance the value and reputation of Accounts Payable and drives enterprise priorities.
• Partner with enterprise leaders on sensitive or urgent initiatives, leveraging accounts payable best practices and strategies to ensure effective implementation and execution.  
• Direct the coordination of cross‐functional initiatives. Ensure that initiatives and related activities are successfully executed.  Work closely with other areas of the organization including Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, etc.
• Evaluate system performance and procedures; identify problems and opportunities, recommend solutions and implement changes to improve productivity and cost effectiveness.
• Collaborate proactively with Procurement and the Information Technology department to optimize accounting technology through system upgrades and other proven automation practices to build efficiencies and stay ahead of the latest technological trends.
• Perform other related tasks/projects as directed or required.

Qualifications:

• BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.

Relevant Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• 10 – 12+ years of experience in demonstrated progressively responsible accounting / AP / Disbursement leadership roles required
• Accounting experience in a Healthcare company/environment preferred
• Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above required
• Demonstrated experience with accounting software and a comprehensive understanding of GAAP required
• Must possess a strong knowledge of the rules and regulations surrounding disbursement activity as it relates to reporting requirements required
• Solid understanding of capitation required
• Knowledge of Facets preferred
• Leadership skills; ability to develop, engage, manage and motivate staff required
• Ability to identify and resolve issues, and to manage change effectively required
• Must be a self‐starter who is detail‐oriented and proactive with focus on accuracy, in an environment with changing priorities   
and time constraints required
• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal, presentation, influencing) required
• Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook) required
• Track record of consistently meeting deadlines required

Security Disclosure

If you are offered a job from one of the EmblemHealth family of companies that includes ConnectiCare, AdvantageCare Physicians, and WellSpark, the offer confirmation email will come from “HRTalentAcquisition” with the subject line: “Offer of Employment for (job title)” – Please respond online”.  

 

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Pay Disclosure

A good faith estimate of the compensation range for individuals hired to work for the EmblemHealth Family of Companies is provided. This compensation range is specific and considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, internal peer equity, and market and business considerations. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the work is being performed. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range, as compensation decisions depend on each case’s facts and circumstances. Union roles covered by a collective bargaining agreement will compensate in accordance with the union contract.

EEOC Statement

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or related condition, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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