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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:

Accounting/Finance

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Financial Analyst II - Multiple Locations

UHG - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted: 12/13/2018

We don’t just aspire to help people live healthier lives, we have the know-how to help make it a reality for millions. As a Financial Consultant, you’ll work 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. That’s a lot of responsibility, but you will have the support and resources of a Fortune 6 industry leader behind you every step of the way.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop, perform and manage the analyses of business and financial metrics as well as performance measures
  • Develop and maintain detailed financial models in support of forecasting and annual budgeting processes
  • Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget
  • Develop, perform and manage all aspects of financial planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Understand and incorporate industry specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisions
  • Work closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans, and processes to improve profitability and cost efficiencies
You’ll have access to the most comprehensive data in the world. You’ll need every bit of your knowledge and skill to sift through it and find the trends that tell the story.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent work experience
  • 3 or more years of financial and operational management experience
  • Proven experience driving business performance in a high growth environment
  • Prior work experience anticipating accounting, financial reporting, forecasting and operational issues, assessing their implications and developing and implementing an appropriate action plan
  • experience working collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment to drive revenue enhancement and expense management initiatives
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hyperion Essbase, Planning and PeopleSoft Financials
  • SAS or SQL knowledge
  • Relevant experience within managed care, health care, prescription benefit management or -pharmaceutical industry.
  • Excellent data analysis / analytical skills / technical proficiency.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, internal clients and account representatives.
  • Ability to handle high volume of activity in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to track several long-term projects at once and prioritize workload

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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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