We don't just aspire to help people live healthier lives, we have the know-how to help make it a reality for millions. As a Financial Consultant, you'll work 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. That's a lot of responsibility, but you will have the support and resources of a Fortune 6 industry leader behind you every step of the way.As a global organization that's making a difference in the lives of millions of people, UnitedHealth Group is used to challenge on a scale like no place else. Go on, reach deep into your skillset and join us to do your life's best work.(sm)Primary Responsibilities:Develop, perform and manage the analyses of business and financial metrics as well as performance measuresDevelop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budgetDevelop, perform and manage all aspects of financial planning, budgeting and forecastingWork closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans, and processes to improve profitability and cost efficienciesYou'll have access to the most comprehensive data in the world. You'll need every bit of your knowledge and skill to sift through it and find the trends that tell the story.
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or related work experience3 or more years of financial and operational management experienceIntermediate level of experience with MS Excel (Pivot Tables & V-Lookups)Preferred Qualifications:Working knowledge of GAAPSoft Skills:Experience driving business performance in a high growth environmentExperience anticipating accounting, financial reporting, forecasting and operational issues, assessing their implications and developing and implementing an appropriate action planExperience working collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment to drive revenue enhancement and expense management initiatives 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: analyst, finance, reporting, analysis, financial, metrics, forecasting, budgeting, Excel, accounting, planning, trends, variances, Schaumburg, IL, Illinois
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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.