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Financial Consultant - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: September 15, 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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)As a Financial Consultant within our Behavioral Solutions area, you will be responsible for a broad array of duties supporting the Medicaid & Medicare businesses, including supporting 3 Medicaid states in the Midwest and one Medicare market. Responsibilities include routine financial reporting to finance leadership, financial and claims analysis, trend analysis, and presentation of findings and recommendations to management. -You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Specific responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
  • Profitability analysis and management reporting for three Medicaid state programs in the Midwest and one national Medicare client
  • Serves as the Executive Director's primary point of contact for understanding financial performance of the assigned book of business
  • Provides detailed analysis on membership and premium revenue
  • Supports management with thoughtful, actionable analysis related to benefit utilization trends, unit costs, and operational impacts
  • Partners with corporate finance team to establish program specific pricing
  • Perform monthly close analysis to facilitate understanding of monthly results against the financial plan
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in conjunction with budgeting and forecasting process
  • Support leadership in ensuring alignment of State funding with services being contractedYou'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 or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years of relevant financial analysis or claims analysis experience
    • Advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Office product suite, and other technology tools
    • Ability to work in a matrix environment while positively influencing other functional areasPreferred Qualifications:
      • Healthcare Industry experience
      • Project management or process improvement experience
      • Smartview experience -Competencies:
        • Solid financial, analytical, and business acumen
        • Generate innovative approaches and solutions to business opportunities
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills
        • Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others
        • Ability to build solid relationships at all levels of the organizationIf you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional -think of OptumHealth as your calling.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 employmentCareers 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)Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.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, Eden Prairie , Financial Consultant - Telecommute, Accounting, Auditing , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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