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Sr Financial Analyst - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 12/7/2018

This Sr Financial Analyst role in UHC M&R Finance generates forecasts and analyze trends in SG&A fixed / variable PMPMs, Rx claims, customer operations, administration, and other metrics of the Medicare prescription drug business. This role participates in financial planning (forecasts and budget remediation) for pharmacy intersegment SG&A and delivers model support to annual CMS bid requirements for Part D admin costs. The role will collaborate in research of economic benchmarking to assist with the organization's business and financial planning and present findings and recommendations to financial planning and analysis. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop pharmacy subject matter proficiency in GAAP selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expense and/or Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) admin costs and related operating metrics
  • Assists in the creation of executive level management reporting packages on a monthly and quarterly basis for Part D stand alone and intersegment pharmacy SG&A
  • Develop and enhance reporting and analysis for prescription drug plans including business level cost metrics to enable business leaders to make informed decisions around pricing during CMS annual bid process and financial planning
  • Knows where to obtain all relevant data and uses financial reporting software to efficiently meet the reporting needs of management
  • Leverage technology and carry out process improvement activities
  • Resolves CMS bid model input requirements working in conjunction with Medicare finance management, OptumRx finance and Medicare actuary, including related party requirements
  • Delivers intersegment pharmacy cost modeling for finance CMS bid, forecasting, and budget development and actively participates in month end process
  • Participate and oversee month-end close related to OptumRx SG&A results
  • Provides reporting of Pharmacy SG&A productivity metrics and performance against previous periods for earnings release and investor calls
  • Supports business and finance leaders to evaluate investment opportunities and cost savings initiatives to maximize resources and create efficiencies
  • Participate in benchmarking analysis and internal company projects



Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent field
  • 2+ years of progressive professional experience in finance and/or accounting
  • Data modeling and reporting and developing analytics experience
  • Ability to work independently to resolve or execute finance and accounting transactions
  • Ability to clearly communicate across a matrixed organization
  • Intermediate MS Excel
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA in Finance, Accounting, Marketing or Information Systems
  • Hyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft experience
  • Healthcare or Prescription drug background
  • SG&A financial support experience
  • SAS
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Job keywords: Sr financial analyst, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

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