Manages the corporate Underwriting analysis function, including cost analysis, utilization analysis, global profitability analysis, and other analyses involving all VSP companies' revenues, expenses, and other business results based on past, present, and future operations. Supports projects and other strategic initiatives across all VSP companies.
Direct research and analysis of business and utilization information at a corporate level, including all VSP companies. Make recommendations and assist in establishing the strategic direction of VSP.
Oversee research, analyses, and reporting of fluctuations in membership, utilization and business results to identify trends and research variances. Make recommendations to improve company performance and resolve issues.
Apply advanced mathematical and statistical concepts and theories to analyze and collect data and construct solutions to business problems. Oversee research, analyses, and reporting of utilization between products, geographies, and any other strategic segmentation to advise management on potential areas of impact. Make recommendations for strategic direction.
Assist in the preparation of corporate financial forecasts for the development of strategic business plans.
Oversee management of retention schedules and internal audit processes to ensure viability of all data being utilized within the underwriting process.
Work collaboratively with the enterprise analytics & information management team to articulate business needs for new/revised data models and views/access to the data.
Develop and maintain the Underwriting Performance Management (Scorecard) methodology for VSP Vision Care. Partner with senior management to identify and measure key performance metrics.
Recommend changes to streamline financial and business systems and processes to ensure maximum efficiency and appropriate utilization of resources.
Prepare dashboards, visualizations, and reports that provide insights into VSP's position in the areas of membership, client revenue, expenses, and earnings to assist in financial decision-making.
Analyze and interpret various internal and external financial reports and statistics. Assist other areas of the company in providing competitive intelligence.
Research and adopt new developments in the field of financial planning and control to ensure VSP utilizes the most effective financial practices.
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience; Minimum of 1 additional year of experience related to functional area
Minimum of 3 years of management experience with responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing performance of direct reports
Demonstrated experience applying advanced statistical modeling, data exploration and analytics on large data sets (beyond the capacity of Excel). Preferably in successfully executing data science projects in one or more of the following domains/business functions: risk modeling, customer behavior prediction, customer journey analytics, marketing analytics, target marketing, churn management, e-commerce platforms, financial risk analytics, logistics/supply chain.
Experience building and deploying predictive models, web scrapping, and scalable data pipelines
Demonstrated ability to conduct various types of analysis, including cost-benefit and alternative analysis, and proficient with financial/analysis systems
Experience creating effective data visualizations/dashboards that intuitively highlight trends and patterns with the ability to monitor business performance against KPIs
Experience using data exploration and analysis platforms such as Cognos Analytics, Tableau, SAS or similar
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational, facilitation, and negotiation skills
Clean credit history as reported by credit report
Ability to regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties.
VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.