Senior Financial Analyst (Augusta, Maine)

State of Maine
12 Jan 2018
26 Jan 2018
Contract type
Full time
Senior Financial Analyst

(Public Service Coordinator II)

CODE: CA 30RANGE: 30 (Confidential) SALARY: $55,702.40 – $73, 507.20

Value of State–paid Health & Dental Insurance: $397.94 biweekly (90% State contribution).

Value of States share of employees retirement: 19.92% of pay.

OPENING DATE: January 12, 2018CONTACT: Ashley Vigue


Agency Information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that safeguard the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs.

The Office of Financial Management within the Commissioners Office is responsible for the oversight and management of a $3.5 billion budget; MaineCare represents approximately $2.5 billion. This position is located in Augusta.

Job Duties:

As the Senior Financial Analyst with primary responsibility for MaineCare data analysis, you will:

* Apply your professional financial, statistical and programmatic knowledge and analytical skills to a wide variety of Office of MaineCare Services (OMS) and other DHHS office analytic/financial initiatives.

* Interpret policy, operational, clinical and financial analytic/reporting.

* Translate outcomes into supporting analysis for fiscal impact forecasts, budgets, utilization and/or actual fiscal outcomes.

* Function as a key team member in the MaineCare forecasting effort utilizing multiple forecasting methods.

* Work both individually and as part of multi–discipline teams on projects varying in size and scope from short–term ad–hoc requests to long–term strategic initiatives to validation of application system upgrades, updates and conversions while collaborating with other Departments within the OMS, other DHHS offices and the Department of Administrative and Financial Services.

* Collect and analyze financial, utilization, health care and quality data; preparing reports, analyses, and forecasts in support of clinical, operational and budgetary initiatives; and general ledger and transactional claims reconciliations.

* Assist in validating and maintaining integrity of data within and extracted from our data warehouses, decision support, and claims processing systems.


In order to qualify, you must have an eight (8) year combination of education and/or experience which includes a Degree* in Business Administration, Statistics, Mathematics or a closely related field –AND– four (4) years of responsible experience in accounting, cost, budget and/or financial analysis. Directly related professional experience may be substituted for education on a year–for–year basis. Prior experience in analyzing Medicaid financial or program data is preferred. The background of well–qualified candidates will demonstrate the following competencies:

1. A demonstrated ability to obtain, synthesize and integrate a broad range of data (financial and/or programmatic) from multiple sources for use in analytic/financial reporting initiatives.

2. Knowledge of government finance and/or health care claims processing operational business process.

3. A history of utilizing data and statistical analysis to test, challenge and defend assumptions. Experience with large scale ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and/or health claims process applications and data warehouses is preferred.

4. Advanced technical skills in the use of spreadsheets (pivot tables, functions, macros/VB script, etc.), database query/reporting methodologies and statistical analysis skill sets.

5. Prior experience with Business Intelligence and/or Analytic software suite is preferred (i.e. SQL Server SSRS/SSAS, Cognos BI, Business Object, SAS, SPSS, etc.).

*Only post–secondary degrees from a College or University whose accreditation has been granted from a nationally recognized accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education will satisfy educational requirements. Information can be obtained at Foreign degrees must be evaluated by the World Education Services for authentication and U.S. equivalency.


For additional information about this position, please e–mail .

To apply, please forward a State of Maine direct hire application form, current resume, cover letter addressing each of the five competency areas identified in the Requirements Section, and copies of post–secondary transcripts postmarked on or before the closing date to:

Ashley Vigue

DHHS Human Resources Division

#11 State House Station, 32 Blossom Lane

Augusta, ME 04333

Direct hire applications are available at

The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.