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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:

United States

Postal Code:

92602

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Financial Consultant - Irvine, CA

UHG - Irvine, California

Posted: 08/27/2018

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)    Primary responsibilities:  

  • Planning, reporting and analysis of a line of business, products and initiatives including:
    • Extract and analyze large data sets from different systems
    • Prepare detailed financial modeling
    • Prepare and participate in all aspects of financial forecasting and monthly variance analysis for line of business and/or products
    • Support business leaders with ad-hoc financial reporting and analysis
    • Seek out and collaborate with business partners and sister divisions to incorporate business changes and interdependencies into forecast projections
    • Team with Accounting to review and analyze monthly results
    • Prepare executive summaries for monthly reporting and ad hoc analysis and assist in presenting to senior leadership
    • Provide / review ongoing list of risks & opportunities
  • Additional responsibilities include:
    • Review/provide guidance on cost benefit analyses for new initiatives
    • Assist in long range plan process
    • Assist in earnings release preparation
    • Assist in benchmark analysis

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 5+ years of progressive professional experience in finance and/or accounting
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS PowerPoint and MS Excel (creating  graphs, pivot tables, VLOOKUP and charts)
  • Prior experience creating dashboards, scoreboards to drive/tell a story and create a vision
  • Experience collaborating with business partners to help support staffing models etc.
  • Based: Irvine, CA 
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or CPA
  • Prior experience supporting Operations
  • Prior experience working on automation projects/initiatives     
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft 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: 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: finance, accounting, excel, analysis, PowerPoint, dashboards, Irvine, CA

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