Analytics Manager
National Accounts
Posted on 3/22/2023
Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's degree or direct and applicable work experience
  • 5+ years of Health care, health insurance, or related experience in a related analytical role - e.g. provider payment/reimbursement, provider compensation, data analytics, finance, etc
  • Intellectually curious and demonstration of strong decision-making skills, as well as business intuition. Must be able to understand the needs of others, ask meaningful questions, and distill large amounts of information into actionable recommendations
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, quantitative, and analytical skills with the ability to recognize inconsistencies, analyze for reasonableness and accuracy, research and come to conclusion in a wide variety of changing analytical situations
  • Experience should include the interpretation of data (e.g., outcomes, trends, assessment of benchmark data) involving large, complex datasets and the ability to consult and distill relevant information into actionable insights
  • Proven ability to continuously improve processes from identification to implementation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop, articulate and deliver complex information and recommendations to varying audiences, including senior leadership
  • Ability to establish key business relationships, influence decision makers, resolve conflict, and solicit cooperation and consensus from stakeholders
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to independently manage competing priorities in a fast-paces environment. Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel with a strong emphasis in formulas, vlookups, and pivot tables
  • About the Role: Reporting to the Director of Key Account Strategy, the National Accounts Analytics Manager is integral to Wellmark's ability to strengthen our market position and maintain a leading edge in our markets. Through collaborative engagement with key stakeholders, you will lead and provide strategic direction and oversight to the organization for Wellmark's UDS submission (plan performance data) and results for continued enhancement and optimization of our submission practices. You will provide expertise on data submission requirements, external consultant methodologies and optimization strategies, while working closely with Actuarial Services, Health Networks, Network Economics, Sales, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and external vendors to evaluate and understand impacts to demonstrate the full value of our networks
  • Ideal Candidates: You are a strong leader, even when not directly leading a team, with a demonstrated history of building and maintaining meaningful relationships, developed through your ability to communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of team members. Learning energizes you: you are naturally curious and seek out opportunities to improve existing practices, to uncover the 'why' and potential impacts, with limited to no direction. Your experience includes the interpretation of large, complex datasets, distilling relevant information into actionable insights through your exceptional consultation skills. You are excited about the idea of having a significant “seat at the table” and driving work critical to the continued success of the organization. If this sounds like you, apply today!

1,001-5,000 employees

Mutual insurance provider
Company Overview
Wellmark’s mission is to provide a broad array of high quality, accessible, affordable, and cost competitive health insurance products and services. The company is committed to delivering affordable and sustainable healthcare options by collaborating with various health-care partners to ultimately deliver a greater quality of health and life to future generations.
  • Medical and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision plan
  • Compensation: comprised of two components: base pay or annual salary, and potential pay from the Performance Incentive Program (PIP), awarded annually when financial and customer measures are successfully achieved.
  • Financial Benefits: competitive financial benefits through a generous 401(k) savings and investment plan.
  • Educational assistance
  • Pathways to Wellness incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Time off
Company Core Values
  • Use your strengths
  • Develop your story
  • Focus your health