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Senior Associate, UnitedHealth Group M&A

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

UnitedHealth Group 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) A Mergers & Acquisitions Senior Associate joins a team responsible for executing highly strategic acquisitions and investments to support the enterprise's overall mission. The role positions experienced, motivated professionals on dynamic, high-performing teams to develop critical thinking, sophisticated financial modeling, and extensive communication skills within a an exciting and fast-paced work environment. As a key member of our Corporate Development team, you will play an integral role in projects that have the potential to change the healthcare industry while gaining extensive exposure to key executive leaders throughout our organization, as well as to senior management of companies targeted for acquisition. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating active M&A targets to synthesize their business offerings, strategic value, and key drivers of revenues and profits to UnitedHealth Group Senior Executives & Board Members
  • Building and reviewing core financial statement projections, valuation models (DCF, transaction and trading comparables, LBO) and earnings per share accretion/dilution analysis
  • Managing the due diligence process on potential acquisition opportunities to validate the investment thesis and associated risks by coordinating across large internal diligence teams of functional subject matter experts
  • Identifying, researching and evaluating M&A industry trends, potential inorganic growth initiatives, and M&A target companies across healthcare sectors through special projects for executive leaders 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:
    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
    • 4+ years of accounting/finance and M&A experience
    • Due diligence experience, particularly financial due diligence
    • Solid accounting, finance, communication, and analytical skills, as is demonstrated leadership
    • Advanced MS Excel skills
    • Travel and work schedule flexibility Preferred Qualifications:
      • BS/BA degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Math
      • MBA or CPA
      • 5+ years of experience with a public accounting firm, corporate finance, corporate development, investment banking or private equity firm
      • Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) experience
      • Team player with solid attention to detail
      • Proactive approach to learning new skill set and accelerated learning curve
      • Ability to handle multiple, competing priorities To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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 at UnitedHealth Group. 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 select few, 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 we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka , Senior Associate, UnitedHealth Group M&A, Accounting, Auditing , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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