If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. 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 while doing your life's best work.(sm) Positions in this function facilitate SG and A forecasts and analyze trends in SG and A, membership, medical costs, and other areas of business. Includes reporting and analysis to business and finance leadership. Researches economic progressions to assist with the organization's financial planning. Presents findings and recommendations to management. Includes responsibility for budget planning and process support. Primary Responsibilities:Interface with business leaders and build relationships in support of financial planning and performance measurement including reporting and analysisPerform monthly close analysis to facilitate understanding of monthly results against the financial planPartner with business leaders to evaluate investment opportunities and cost savings initiatives to maximize resources and create efficienciesCollaborate with cross-functional teams in conjunction with budgeting and forecasting processManage business relationship on behalf of the broader Finance organization and LeadershipLeverage technology and carry out process improvement activities
Required Qualifications:4+ years of relevant financial analysis or accounting experienceBachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalentAdvanced skills in MS Excel, MS Office product suite, and other technology toolsProgressive financial work experienceAbility to work in a matrix environment while positively influencing other functional areas.Strong financial, analytical, and business acumemGenerate innovative approaches and solutions to business opportunitiesExcellent oral and written communication skillsStrong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence othersAbility to build strong relationships at all levels of the organizationPreferred Qualifications:Project management or process improvement experienceMBA or CPAHealthcare experienceHyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft experienceCareers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 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.
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About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.