Our finance professionals at UnitedHealth Group are engaged in the important work of making health care more affordable, simpler and easier for people to access. Now, more than ever we need finance and accounting professionals like you with the financial skills and discipline to help us achieve this goal. As a Senior Financial Analyst you'll impact millions of lives. You will collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who are writing the history of our organization and guiding our success as a global industry leader. Your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else. You'll find that this is place where you can do your life's best work.(sm)In this role, you will:Collaborate with business partners to make sure their Finance-based reporting needs are being met in order to facilitate smart, timely decision-making across the organization. This can be accomplished by:Developing relationships with department leaders to facilitate reviews of current performance and discussions on future expectationsNavigating the organizational matrix to understand the nature and accuracy of cost driversEnsuring that organizational resource demands are understood and managed appropriatelyDesigning creative reporting and analysis to help assess the impacts of business changesWhat you are known for:You understand that even the smallest details are important to the larger pictureYou can think creatively to solve problems and find hidden trendsYou grow strong connections with your teammates and your customersYou persevere through challenges until outcomes are finally reachedYou know where to focus your energy in order to meet your goalsYou are able to communicate complex business concepts clearly and concisely through any method.Primary Responsibilities:Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budgetEnsure the accuracy of operating expenses across the businessForecast and report staffing and related expensesMeet with department leaders to review results and make updates to forecastWork closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans and processes to improve profitability and cost efficienciesDevelop, perform, and manage the analyses of business and financial metrics as well as performance measuresProvide ad-hoc reporting and analysis as requestedPrepare journal entries and enter into PeopleSoft General Ledger
Required Qualifications:Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent work experience4+ years of financial and/or accounting experienceProficiency in Microsoft Office (mainly MS Excel and MS Access)Excellent attention to detailStrong teamwork and relationship-building skillsAbility to prioritize work to meet deadlinesOutstanding written and verbal communicationPreferred Qualifications:MBA or CPAHyperion Essbase, Planning and PeopleSoft FinancialsCareers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement.The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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.
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.