Senior Financial Analyst - Minnetonka, MN or Cypress, CA, Denver, CO
January 30, 2018
Here's something you'll learn very quickly about UnitedHealth Group. Behind every ledger, spreadsheet, forecast and report lies a fundamental purpose to help millions of people lead healthier lives and make health care work better for everyone. Here, you can do your life's best work.(sm) Your contributions as a financial professional can rise to a higher purpose and have greater impact here. You'll collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance colleagues who are helping drive the insights and decisions on how we can continue to reshape health care worldwide. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. And that's where you come in. Your strong collaborative and influencing skill will help us improve performance within a complex, matrix environment where change is a constant. 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 This position reports to West Field Finance Analytics team, supporting the AZ/CO CFO as well as the market leadership team Partner closely with CFO and market leadership Assist in creation and execution of market business plan Assist in tactical market financial execution Assist in completion of accurate market forecasts Assist in identifying financial risks & opportunities Support market pricing decisions, including DRIVE recommendations Establish trust via strong relationships across functions within the market and the national Finance team
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field3+ years of financial and operational management experienceFinancial acumen and P&L management skills Intermediate MS Excel experience with pivot tables, v look ups, what-if analysis, scenario modelingProven experience driving business performance in a corporate environment Prior work experience anticipating accounting, financial reporting, forecasting, and operational issues, assessing their implications, and developing and implementing an appropriate action plan. 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 stakeholders. Ability to succeed in a virtual environment Preferred Qualifications:Hyperion EssbaseCareers 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) For more information on our Internal Job Posting Policy, click here.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. Keywords: Sr. Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst, Financial Consultant, Sales Analyst
Internal Number: 742558
About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.