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Senior Financial Analyst - Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 3, 2021

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)

We don't just aspire to help people live healthier lives, we have the know-how to help make it a reality for millions. As a Financial Analyst, you'll work with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who are writing the history of our organization and guiding our success as a global industry leader. That's a lot of responsibility, but you will have the support and resources of a Fortune 7 industry leader behind you every step of the way.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understand the UnitedHealth Group financial process and become an active participant in the management of its financials
  • Analyze and report on financials and partner with senior leaders to collaboratively manage budgets
  • Assist with periodic forecast and budget creation for business leadership
  • Forecast staffing needs and partner with project managers, subject matter experts and leadership to develop workforce tools
  • Collaborate with segment finance to understand and demonstrate complex concepts in ways that lead to understanding by a variety of audiences
  • Conduct cost-benefit analysis, calculate cost impact, summarize and present to a larger audience
  • Act as finance liaison for the delivery of SG&A budget and forecast
  • Assist with identifying, analyzing and driving cost savings into the organization
  • Assist with monthly close research and analysis
  • Manage independent projects and working directly with Sr. Management throughout Finance and UHG
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for process improvements
  • Various ad hoc analyses and reports as necessary

You'll have access to the most comprehensive data in the world. You'll need every bit of your knowledge and skill to sift through it and find the trends that tell the story.

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 Finance or related field
  • Experience with accounting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize workload to meet multiple hard deadlines
  • Demonstrate the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis
  • Possess sound business knowledge and strong decision-making skills
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare industry experience, or large company experience
  • Hyperion Essbase, SmartView and PeopleSoft experience
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment to drive revenue enhancement and expense management initiatives
  • Strong executive presence, communication and influencing skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Communicate in an effective manner, in person, via email and in online Webex meetings
  • Collaborate with peers to share best practices and complete projects

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 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: Financial Analyst, Reporting, Modeling, Excel, Financial Statements, Data Analysis, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Minnetonka , Senior Financial Analyst - Minnetonka, MN, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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