Financial Pricing Analyst or Senior Financial Pricing Analyst - Remote
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Government/Financial Pricing Analyst

Who We Are

is a leading not-for-profit health insurer in Wisconsin. Our services offer health insurance plans for individuals, families, seniors, and group plans for small to large businesses. We process claims and provide customer service support for beneficiaries of the Medicare program and manage benefits for millions of active-duty and retired military personnel across the U.S. and abroad. In 2021, WPS Health Solutions celebrates of making health insurance easier for those we serve. Proud to be military and veteran ready.

Our Culture

WPS' Performance-Based Culture is where the great work and innovations of our people are seen, fueled, and rewarded. We accomplish this by creating an inclusive, empowering employee experience, focusing on People, Work, and Conditions. This results in people bringing their authentic selves to work every day in an organization that successfully adapts to business changes and new opportunities. We are guided by our Purpose: Together, making health care easier for the people we serve.

In 2021, WPS Health Solutions was recognized for several awards including:

Role Snapshot

This role will reside within the Financial Planning and Analysis team and support activities related to pricing for WPS' new and existing government contracts. This position can be hired as remote or hybrid; however, occasional travel to the Madison offices may be required.

Our team is seeking a highly capable Pricing Analyst who is looking to develop their finance and presentation skills while gaining knowledge in government contracting. The role will be challenging yet fun, and you will gain skills and experience that can be leveraged over the rest of your career.

In this role you will:

  • Work within the FP&A team and collaboratively with operational teams to support WPS' government contracting activities:
    • Build financial pricing models for projected staffing and cost build-ups
    • Support pricing of government directed change orders
    • Assemble various analyses to assist with proposal developments
    • Support leaders during contract negotiations
    • Gather historical data to develop Forward Pricing Rates
    • Analyze WPS' operational wage rates for price adjustments
    • Present results of analyses and provide recommendations to project teams and leadership
  • Strive for efficiencies in data analysis and improving or automating processes
  • Partner with leaders of increasing seniority, including Executive leaders, as well as provide training and guidance as appropriate
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to support executive decision making

How do I know this opportunity is right for me? If you:

  • Are adaptable and eager to learn the financial aspects within government contracting and pricing.
  • Are looking to utilize and strengthen your financial analysis capabilities.
  • Enjoys assembling large data sets into a structured format to analyze.
  • Are curious about our businesses, the various operational functions, and continually developing deeper understanding of the company and industry.
  • Like to take ownership of deliverables, striving to create value-added analysis rather than merely preparing a mechanical update.
  • Exhibit growing decision strength - goes beyond identifying issues or decision points by providing potential options and bringing recommendations with supporting rationale to management.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with a strong attention to detail and quality.
  • Have abilities to manage time and competing priorities to meet strict deadlines.
  • Have an analytical mindset, including the ability to successfully perform independent, in-depth analysis and generate concise conclusions.
  • Exceptional financial modeling skills, including the ability to develop supported assumptions, draw conclusions from financial projections and communicate conclusions to management.
  • Are comfortable in a remote environment with the ability to prioritize and stay productive.
  • Have advanced capabilities and proven proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

What will I gain from this role?

  • Knowledge and experience in financial analysis as well as a foundational understanding of performing business with our government.
  • Establishing direct relationships with key leaders throughout the organization.
  • Presenting and leading discussions on various government proposal activities.
  • Joining a growing FP&A Team that is still quite new which allows for creativity in building out reports and processes...a great entrepreneurial adventure!
  • Playing an integral part in WPS's government contracting growth strategy.
  • Working in an environment that serves our Nation's military, veterans, Guard and Reserves along with their families.

Minimum Qualifications- Pricing Analyst

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent post high school and/or related work experience.
  • Relevant and/or relatable experience in financial analysis.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • COVID-19 vaccination or WPS approval for an accommodation (government contracting mandate).

Minimum Qualifications-Senior Pricing Analyst

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent post high school and/or related work experience
  • 2 or more years of related work experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • COVID-19 vaccination or WPS approval for an accommodation.

We strongly prefer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 2 or more years of related experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of Government Contracting - FAR, CAS.
  • Deltek Cost Accounting system knowledge.

Senior Pricing Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 4 or more years of related experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of BI/Forecasting Tools (Cognos/Power BI/Adaptive Insights).

This role is open to considering 100% remote work for this opportunity in the following approved states:
Approved States: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin.

Benefits

  • Remote and hybrid work options available
  • Performance bonus and/or merit increase opportunities
  • 401(k) with dollar-per-dollar match up to 6% of salary (100% vested immediately)
  • Competitive paid time off
  • Health, dental insurance, Teladoc starts DAY 1
  • Review additional benefits

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities employer.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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