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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM


Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com


Job Category:

Human Capital



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Compensation Analyst - Optum QVC - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

Here, you'll help attract, lead, support and reward our most valuable asset: our high caliber people. Here, you're expected and empowered to be your best, to grow and to develop your skills. Be prepared to move quickly, to engage proactively, and to think strategically. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)


The Compensation Data Analyst will be responsible for supporting Quarterly Variable Compensation program(s) by providing subject matter expertise in data collection, analytics, tracking tools and report generation across multiple functions and other related tasks.
We seek a team player who also works well independently, seeks solutions for obstacles and missing information to ensure deadlines are met or exceeded. Further success traits include being go-getter, not someone who has to be continuously instructed what to do, having solid critical thinking skills, perseverance, and the ability to keep track of many things (not letting things fall through the cracks).
Position Responsibilities:
  • End-to-end responsibility for the timely collection, review and generation of applicable data sets
  • Serve as subject matter expert for identifying format and data logic issues and communicating with program management team and business stakeholders
  • Support the development of tools and platforms that promote the Quarterly Variable Compensation program(s)
  • Support other team initiatives as indicated including training, remediation and compliance audits
  • Identify and implement best/better practices in data management and effective QA processes
  • Understand and adhere to documented Quarterly Variable Compensation program Terms and Conditions and Plan Schedules

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrable data analytics experience
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Excel including filters, manipulating data, sorting, vlookup, formulas, and pivot tables
  • Experience using PowerPoint
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and time management skills
  • Adept at understanding complex concepts and situations presented by the business environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Access

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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