The University of Missouri System (UM System) serves Missouri as the state's land-grant university and Missouri's only public research and doctoral-level institution. It has a unique mission to advance the opportunities for success and well-being for Missouri, the nation, and the world through transformative teaching, research, innovation, engagement and inclusion.
The UM System consists of system administration and four universities: the University of Missouri-Columbia, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Missouri University of Science and Technology, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and all of their component parts, including MU Health, MU Extension and UM Engagement. It is important that this broad and comprehensive organization uses data-informed approaches to make strategic decisions to achieve excellence.
Performs diverse and complex financial analyses in support of appropriations requests for operations and annual operating budget. May oversee and manage cash, short term funds and financial institution relationships.
Performs assignments and responsibilities of varying degrees of complexity and diversity
Solves routine to complex problems and analyses, taking a new perspective on existing solutions
Exercises judgment based on the analysis of various inputs/sources of information
Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams/areas inside the function/department
Explains difficult or sensitive information
Collaborates with others inside the functional area, and at times outside the functional area
Gather and develop data for UWide Insurance Budgets and Allocation. Monitor budget to actual, examine and explain variances, revise budget forecast, review and address budget errors. Prepare and or present monthly and quarterly reports for management
Perform data reconciliations between FileHandler and PeopleSoft. Maintaining fund income/expenses across the 6 business units for UWide Self Insurance funds.
Collect data and perform ad hoc analysis to support management decisions. Prepare reports and provide claims data for internal and external needs.
Interprets and prepares data for sunshine law requests.
Respond to internal and external audits.
Comply with state and federal reporting requirements for self-insurance programs including annual WC Self Insurance State report, HPL reporting, gathering of Medicare beneficiary date to ensure compliance with reporting triggers.
Serves as co-administrator for claims handling system including problem solving, evaluating process flows, recommending process improvements, setting up and training new users, auditing for data integrity and creating new ad hoc queries as needed for reporting and special requests.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Possesses an in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in the Finance and Business function and begins to acquire knowledge in other related functions
Has knowledge of best practices and concepts in the Finance and Business function and how own area integrates with other functions
Demonstrates organization skills
Demonstrates strong time management skills
Ability to apply laws, regulations and policies
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to analyze situations and make suggestions to solve problems
Proficient-level use of personal computers and spreadsheet software
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
At least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Knowledge of software (Excel and Peoplesoft).
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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