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Senior Financial Analyst - Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
UnitedHealthcare (UHC) is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

When you work with UnitedHealthcare, what you do matters. It's that simple---and it's that challenging.

In providing consumer-oriented health benefit plans to millions of people, our goal is to create higher quality care, lower costs and greater access to health care. Join us and you will be empowered to achieve new levels of excellence and make a profound and personal impact as you contribute to new innovations in a vital and complex system.

Primary Responsibilities:
This position within UHC Capital Finance is responsible for managing a portfolio of UHC's capital investments. The Senior Financial Analyst facilitates the planning, intake, execution and closure of capital investments for an assigned area within UnitedHealthcare
Partner with business sponsors, project teams and technology teams to create & analyze, long term capital pipelines, forecasts, asset management and program performance audits
Facilitate the formal capital approval process by reviewing business cases and cost benefit analyses. Then provide guidance to program teams and recommendations to UHC management
Compile, review and present financial and operational information to key senior executives
Analyze financial results, trends, performance metrics and provide variance and root cause analysis to support investment decisions
Demonstrate best practice financial planning & analysis and independently prepare forecasts
Capital process subject matter expert for UHC. Identify inefficient or non-compliant processes and drive elimination or refinement
Reviews work performed by others and provides feedback
May participate on cross-functional teams
May perform standard month-end accounting processes such as booking journal entries, account reconciliations or financial statement analysis

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or related field
2+ years of relevant experience in professional
Experience in financial planning/forecasting & analysis
Experience with month-end accounting and/or fixed-asset accounting responsibilities (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations, depreciation tracking, etc.)
Demonstrated experience presenting to senior leadership and/or business owners
Experience in project management and/or familiarity with the software development life cycle
Experience with Hyperion Essbase development or general database administration
Advanced level of competency in Microsoft Office products; specifically Excel and PowerPoint
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance
Success Factors:
Focus on the customer
Communicate effectively
Make sound, disciplined decisions
Deliver quality results
Support change and innovation

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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: Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analysis, Financial Planning, Forecasting, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

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