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Sr Financial Analyst - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) -Sure you could find a career that satisfies you, but what about one that inspires you? We're in the business of helping make the health care system work better for everyone. That means we need people who know how to bring it every single day. As a Senior Financial Analyst, you'll collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who impact decisions that help millions live healthier lives. -This Senior Financial Analyst position is a key member of the Optum Insight Innovation Finance team, responsible for analysis supporting breakthrough growth ideas and managing a portfolio of innovation at various stages in the development lifecycle. The ideal candidate is a curious individual, looking to learn and quickly contribute in a fast-paced, results-driven business environment. - - -You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with Optum Insight innovation leaders to deliver scalable innovation targeting difficult problems in health care
  • Create financial models that capture the opportunities and risks associated with innovation projects, based on in-depth of market need and new product benefits
  • Partner with centralized Finance resources to facilitate capital approvals, monitor ongoing project performance and manage financial forecasting of the portfolio
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to support commercialization execution
  • Develop and maintain reporting to clearly communicate innovation portfolio composition, project status, forecasted performance and variances to planContinuously improve efficiency and effectiveness of processes used to manage innovation processes and associated capital allocation -You'll need to eat, sleep and breathe data so you'll be able to tell the stories that need to be told. You'll be expected to understand and incorporate industry specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisions. Your recommendations will go to all levels of leadership so the spotlight is firmly on you and your financial skills. -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:
    • BA/BS Degree in relevant field (Accounting, Finance, Economics)
    • 2+ years of financial and/or accounting experience
    • Financial analysis and planning experience
    • Proficient in MS Excel and other MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint)
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance -Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience anticipating accounting, financial reporting, forecasting, and operational issues, assessing their implications, and developing and implementing an appropriate action plan.
      • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment to drive revenue growth.
      • Executive presence, communication and influencing skills with internal stakeholders. -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 with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) -*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. -Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $54,400 to $97,000. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $60,000 to $106,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. - - - -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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