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UHG M&A Analyst (Full-Time Summer 2024)

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

**This early careers full-time finance position with mergers and acquisitons will be available starting in June 2024**--**UnitedHealth Group is not able to offer visa sponsorship now or in the future for this position**UnitedHealth Group is a health care and well-being company that's dedicated to improving the health outcomes of millions around the world. We are comprised of two distinct and complementary businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, working to build a better health system for all. Here, your contributions matter as they will help transform health care for years to come. Make an impact with a diverse team that shares your passion for helping others and start doing your life's best work.(sm)UHG Overview:UnitedHealth Group ("UHG") is a Fortune 5 diversified health care company that generates over $300 billion in revenue and employs -400,000 diverse team members. UHG is comprised of two distinct, but strategically aligned businesses: UnitedHealthcare and Optum. UnitedHealthcare is the largest U.S. health insurer, serving over 50 million members and enables better health outcomes for its members. Optum is UHG's health services platform and provides health care administrative support and employs more physicians than any other medical group in the country. Optum serves nearly 130 million Americans.UHG M&A Overview:UHG M&A is the largest and most active buy-side M&A health care team in the country. The team consists of approximately 40 experienced Mergers & Acquisitions ("M&A") professionals with backgrounds in private equity, investment banking, venture capital or health care operations. The UHG M&A team is the engine of UnitedHealth Group's deal strategy and execution and leads all inorganic growth initiatives on behalf of UHC and Optum. This includes, but is not limited to, acquisitions, partnerships, joint-ventures and minority investments. The group is an enterprise talent incubator that develops critical thinking and analytical skills, effective communication and industry-wide perspectives through a culture of excellence. This high-performing team is a trusted advisor that enables the realization of UnitedHealth Group's broader mission. UHG M&A annually evaluates more than 500 transactions and in 2022 deployed -$25 billion of capital.UHG M&A Analyst Role Overview:The UHG M&A Analyst role puts motivated young professionals on deal teams positioned at the forefront of the most active buy-side M&A health care group in the country. Analysts should expect to learn financial forecasting and business valuation expertise, develop tactical transaction management skills by driving the day-to-day M&A process and interact with senior UnitedHealth Group leadership all while being given significant responsibility and development opportunities from the first day on the job. As a key member of the UHG M&A team, you will play an integral role in projects that have the potential to make a significant impact on the health care ecosystem.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Building financial models, including but not limited to, projecting a target's future financial performance
  • Deploying different valuation methodologies (DCF, precedent transactions, trading comparables and LBO) and performing various return metric calculations (EPS accretion / dilution analysis and IRR)
  • Preparing executive-level communication / summaries that help inform and educate UnitedHealth Group Senior Executives & Board Members regarding ongoing M&A opportunities and performance
  • Conducting financial due diligence and preliminary integration planning on potential acquisition opportunities
  • Leading large internal diligence teams comprised of operational and legal subject matter experts
  • Critically thinking to evaluate strategic rationale for a potential acquisition and how the target may create synergies with UHG's existing capabilities
  • Providing support for special projects (e.g., new industry research, strategic financial analysis and new business initiatives, among others)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:
    • Currently in final year of obtaining a bachelor's degree from an accredited college / university or obtained degree within the last 24 months; coursework to obtain degree must be completed prior to start of employment
    • Basic knowledge of financial modeling and valuation techniquesPreferred Qualification:
      • Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
      • High degree of commitment to the team and prioritizes team-based success as opposed to individual-based accomplishment
      • Proven ability to quickly adapt to new information and understand its impact, if any, to the evaluation of a target--
      • Proven ability to be comfortable working with imperfect information with an ability to continue progressing towards a stated goal at an accelerated paceCareers with UnitedHealth Group.--Discover rewarding opportunities as we help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. Join a team of people who are talented, compassionate and driven. We will support you with the global outreach, resources and inclusive culture we're proud to foster as a Fortune 5 company. We encourage you to grow as we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance.At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.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.

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