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Senior Financial Analyst Level II - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 10/20/2018

The Financial Consultant role supporting Optum Technology Finance provides key partnership to operations and product leaders to create an operating plan for an organization supporting multiple products and businesses. This role operates in a fast-paced and continually evolving culture, allowing the opportunity to help shape the future of health care.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop, perform and manage the analyses of business and financial SG&A, volumes, metrics and FTE trends and performance measures
  • Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate month-end actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget
  • Develop, perform and manage all aspects of financial planning, monthly budgeting / forecasting activities and analysis working closely with the business and financial partners
  • Develop and maintain financial tools, models, and reports to consolidate data from a variety of sources and efficiently meet the reporting needs of management and the business
  • 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
  • Understand and incorporate specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisions
  • Leads the financial development and management of capital, operating expenses and develops benchmarks and analytics to guide the appropriate investment in infrastructure  
  • Make contributions to the team and serve as key resource to others
  • Ad hoc financial analysis and reporting

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 3 or more years of finance or related experience
  • Financial acumen and P&L management skills experience
  • Strong analytical and technical experience 
  • Intermediate level experience with Excel to include ( V-Lookups, SumIFs, Pivot Tables)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience driving business performance in a high growth environment
  • Financial planning and analysis experience  
  • MPWR, Smart View or other planning tool 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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