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. In this role, you will:Hold responsibility for the accounting, reporting, and analysis of paid and incurred medical costs and associated claim reserves across multiple product lines. This can be accomplished by:Gaining an understanding of the medical cost drivers of our health insurance productsPartnering with our Actuarial, Accounting, and Regulatory teams to ensure financial accuracy and statutory rules complianceEnsuring that claim system reporting and financial transactions align with data warehousesDesigning and updating reports and analysis to help assess business trends.Primary Responsibilities:Manage and ensure accuracy of general ledger data and other business and financial metricsDevelop and update financial reports to clearly report and communicate actual results, forecasted performance; and variances to plan, forecast and budgetMaintain financial databases that are necessary to meet complex regulatory requirementsYou'll be expected to understand and incorporate industry specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisionWhat 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
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience4+ years of financial and/or accounting experienceProficient in MS Excel, MS Access, and other MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint)Excellent attention to detailStrong teamwork and relationship-building skillsAbility to prioritize work to meet deadlinesOutstanding written and verbal communicationPreferred Qualifications:MBA or CPAExperience with Hyperion Essbase, Planning and PeopleSoft FinancialsExperience with Statutory Accounting Reporting and RulesMicrostrategy and/or SAS query experience Careers 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. Keywords: financial, accounting,MS Excel, MS Access, MBA, CPA, Hyperion Essbase, PeopleSoft Financials, "Statutory Accounting," Microstrategy, SAS
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.