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Senior Financial Analyst II - SG&A - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 12/13/2018

The FP&A Senior Financial Analyst plays a key role within OptumRx, a fast-paced, high growth (both organic and through M&A), exciting organization.  This is a “go-to” position that supports strategic initiatives, builds senior management reporting and provides insight for key business decisions.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Prepare meaningful, decision enabling senior management financial reports that clearly articulate key drivers and suggest action plans
  • Support monthly forecast process which includes summarization and consolidation of results vs. budget & forecast for executive distribution
  • Maintain allocation model with detail understanding of methodology and business drivers
  • Performing ad-hoc analysis to enhance decisions and improve profitability
  • Continually develop and refine internal financial modeling and process improvements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in conjunction with  forecasting and reporting process

Required Qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree in Finance/Accounting or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience performing financial and variance analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and preparing financial reports
  • Advanced proficiency level working with Excel
  • Analytical, quantitative, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated to work independently and also be a team player
  • Demonstrated ability to work with other and communicate effectively (both verbal and written
  • Ability to problem solve including multiple priorities and research conflicting and/or inaccurate data
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Essbase and/or Smartview experience
  • Large, matrix organization experience
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams

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.


Job Keywords: variance analysis, MBA

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