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Senior Finance Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 13, 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)If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of healthcare. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives.This role is responsible for all aspects of financial analytics, planning, and reporting in support of our Account Management teams and the clients they manage.Responsibilities include reporting and analysis to business and finance leadership with a dotted line support to Account management leadership; presents findings and recommendations to management. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary financial support for one OptumRx business division and its leaders
  • Create and maintain a tight alignment with the pricing team and become active participants in understanding client renewal cycles and the overall financial drivers and implications to their renewals or market checks
  • Understand and influence ability to manage client discount guarantee performance, and seek to make timely changes with the contract management team
  • Participate in client strategy discussions to seek opportunities for increased performance
  • Develop deep knowledge of the client's unique plan designs and analyze volume, revenue, and margin across all OptumRx channels (retail, home delivery, Specialty). Anticipate profitability changes as client plan designs change, and react quickly to unusual trends
  • Develop understanding of monthly trends for margin channels to the extent that fluctuations impacted specific client financials
  • Interface with business leaders and build relationships in support of financial planning and performance measurement including reporting and analysis
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in conjunction with budgeting and forecasting process
  • Assist in managing business relationships on behalf of the broader Finance organization and leadership
  • Leverage technology and carry out process improvement activitiesYou'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 Accounting, Finance, or related field (economics, poly-sci)
    • 3 + years of relevant financial analysis or accounting experience
    • Advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Office product suite, and other technology tools
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all -federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliancePreferred Qualifcations:
      • PBM experience
      • Project management or process improvement experience
      • Healthcare experience
      • Progressive financial work experience
      • Hyperion Essbase and/or Power BI
      • CRM experience (Salesforce, etc.)
      • Solid curiosity - our solid and best are full of business curiosity
      • Solid attention to detail and accuracy
      • Ability to work in a matrix environment while positively influencing other functional areasTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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)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: Finance Manager, Finance, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota -

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