The Financial Analysis Specialist will be responsible for all pricing activities in supporting Sales and Account Management (SAM) for renewing and new sales clients. Pricing Manager will develop client-specific pricing strategies with competitive offers in the marketplace for all requests. These requests may include Request for Proposals (RFPs), Direct Renewals and Market Checks. The expectation is that this role will lead more strategic and complex pricing activities as well as provide training and support to Pricing Analysts and Senior Pricing Analysts for their activities. The Financial Analysis Specialist will also provide pricing support for all ad hoc analyses (i.e. evaluating a change in formulary request, evaluating a change in retail network or retail arrangement request retail requests, evaluating a change in specialty arrangement request, etc.) with a potential financial impact. The Pricing Manager will be required to gain in-depth knowledge of the PBM Industry and ESI-specific pricing methods. This role will be required to follow the Pricing Guidelines provided by ESI's Pricing Governance Team.
Provide pricing support to SAM for renewing and new sales clients by developing client-specific pricing strategies with competitive offers in the marketplace for RFPs, Direct Renewal and Market Checks
Provide pricing support to SAM for all ad hoc analyses which have a potential financial impact
Provide support related to contracting process and install process for Commercial Division renewing and new sales clients
Work collaboratively with internal partners to ensure we are proposing financial offers in alignment with Pricing Guidelines
Ensure consistent approach to market and BA's
Support Strat Plan, Budget, and Forecast development of Rate Relief, Pass-Through Shortfall, and Gross Margin
Provide training and support to Pricing Analysts and Senior Pricing Analysts for their activities
Bachelor's degree in Healthcare/Business/Finance/Info Systems/Computer Science
8 12 years of experience
Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
Experience with SQL/SAS/Access a plus
Develop Excel models to analyze and explain cost trends
Present in front of both small and large groups
Create and run queries against Express Scripts database
Create PowerPoint presentations that detail financial performance
Demonstrate initiative with commitment and ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Knowledge of PBM or Healthcare industry preferred
Demonstrated modeling, trending and forecasting skills
Strong business, organizational and communication skills
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
If your niche is in financial reporting and analysis, underwriting, cash management, audit, or investor relations, our Finance department may be a perfect fit for you. Our teams within Finance work together to ensure our spending stays on track, and that we remain a profitable industry leader. We're always on the lookout for innovative people who think outside the box to join our team.
ABOUT EXPRESS SCRIPTS
Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.
Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the "Most Admired Companies" in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.
Express Scripts is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran