Senior Financial Analyst - Minnetonka, MN - Veteran's Welcome

  1. Minnetonka,MN
  2. Sep 12, 2017
  3. Healthcare : General Healthcare
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If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Our finance professionals at UnitedHealth Group are engaged in the important work of making health care more affordable, simpler and easier for people to access. And you can join us in achieving these goals as a Financial Consultant. You will collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who are writing the history of our organization and guiding our success as a global industry leader. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else while you do your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, perform and manage the analyses of business and financial metrics as well as performance measures
  • Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget
  • Understand and incorporate industry specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisions
  • Develop, perform and manage all aspects of financial planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Work closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans, and processes to improve profitability and cost efficiencies
  • Produce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a clear, compelling message for their stakeholders
  • Develop, perform, and manage the analyses of business and financial metrics as well as performance measures
  • Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to Plan, Forecast and Budget
  • Understand and incorporate industry specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisions
  • Develop, perform and manage all aspects of financial planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Work closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans and processes to improve profitability and cost efficiencies
  • Produce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a clear, compelling message for their stakeholders
  • Support Forecasting & Budgeting for UHC Operating Expense, helping to insure SG&A accuracy of the Budget, forecasts, and assisting in developing the financial narratives and metrics for both internally and externally constituents
  • Develop, produce and supporting critical models and analysis for UHC Senior Leadership, Underwriting, UHC Finance, and Regulatory groups
  • Partner with multiple business leaders as the finance lead and liaison
  • Assisting in tracking the performance of cost containment initiatives in keeping with the objectives and guidelines established by the senior management
  • Presents findings and recommendations to management
  • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed
  • Works with less structured, more complex issues

 


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting or related
  • 3+ years of finance and/or accounting experience
  • Prior work experience anticipating accounting, financial reporting, forecasting, and operational issues, assessing their implications, and developing and implementing an appropriate action plan
  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment to drive revenue enhancement and expense management initiatives
  • Executive presence, ability to communicate and influence with internal and external stakeholders 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • MBA
  • Essbase experience


Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture- UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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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