Sr M&A Associate - Eden Prairie, MN - Veteran's Welcome

  1. Eden Prairie,MN
  2. Sep 12, 2017
  3. Healthcare : General Healthcare

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
As a member of our Optum Corporate Development team, this position would put you at the forefront of a number of merger and acquisition transactions and Strategic growth initiatives, providing extensive exposure to Executive and Senior Leadership throughout our organization and also to senior management of M&A Targets, Partners, and customers.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • M&A transaction process
  • Assist in Identifying, communicating and validating key strategic rationale and risks
  • M&A Senior Associates prepare and review financial models (DCF, LBO, three statement models, financial bridges) and other complex analyses, as well as actively participate / lead financial and operational due diligence

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate Degree in Business, Mathematics, Economics, Finance or Accounting (with strong grade point average)
  • 3 or more years of comparable work experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Transaction Advisory, or Corporate Development
  • Comprehensive understanding and application of valuation methodologies and financial statement analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comprehensive understanding and application of M&A due diligence
  • Leadership experience
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and financial modeling skills
  • Willingness to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to Travel when needed
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CFA and/or CPA designations
  • MBA
  • Healthcare experience


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.     


UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.   



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