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Career Story: Finance Director For A Healthcare Company

Finance Director For A Healthcare Company

Job Title: Finance Director

Type of Company: Managed Care

Education: BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame •• MBA, Finance and Accounting, Northwestern University

Previous Experience: I forecast hospital and physician costs by market and worked as commercial banker.

Job Tasks: I am responsible for helping my healthcare company save money on medical costs and increase its sales and retention by providing effective analysis and suggestions to its local representatives. I help develop and execute business plans. I work with our finance and production arms to improve channel P&Ls, affordability processes, and product business cases. I help identify, prioritize and drive reporting improvements. I manage third-party studies of product effectiveness. I help develop product bundling strategies.

Best and Worst Parts of the Job: The part of my job I like best is the opportunity it affords me to work with exceptionally bright and creative people.

The worst part? There are too many meetings and too much bureaucracy.

Job Tips:
1.) Work hard .

2.) Network with your fellow employees. This will help you to understand overall business strategy and build relationships that will make you more effective both now and in the future.

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