Senior Financial Consultant (Pricing) - 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)

This role will provide financial support to win large and complex customer deals for Optum.  Success in this role will be dependent on an ability to successfully navigate and influence change across a matrixed organization, quickly adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to clearly articulate business issues with recommended solutions in the context of a fast-paced environment that has a long-term commitment to making health care better for everyone.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze pricing requests and develop recommendations that meet profitability and business goals
  • Seek approval from appropriate level of management for pricing recommendations
  • Maintain knowledge of market trends, competitors, and industry changes to make effective pricing decisions
  • Review financial results to assess price performance related to financial and sales goals, and make adjustments to pricing structure and model to maximize performance
  • Create and maintain cost models based on operations and allocations, tied to the product P&L
  • Work with matrix partners to determine correct solutions, resources, contractual terms, and price and a deal by deal basis

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent
  • 5+ years of progressive professional experience in finance and / or accounting
  • Financial modeling and financial analysis
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Excel
  • Ability to communicate with matrix partners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pricing experience in a corporate setting
  • 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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