We have an opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst to work with the Optum Commercial Payment Integrity team. This role will conduct and manage outcomes of various studies that include analyzing, reviewing, forecasting, trending, and presenting information for operational and business planning. Business Analysis will be a key asset to Commercial Payment Integrity, helping to support operational trends and efficiencies as well as future growth. Each individual will be paired with an operational lead and will be spear-heading the analysis, forecasting and reporting of the key performance indicators and financial impacts for each area. This function acts as the analytical engine to provide operational and financial insights and support optimal business decision making. This role can be based in either Eden Prairie, MN or Franklin, TN. As a key member of the Analyst team, you will be part of UnitedHealth Group's mission of helping people live healthier lives. As a Senior Business Analyst, you will grow and develop as you conduct and manage outcomes of various studies. You will be challenged to analyze, review, and forecast data for operational and business planning. As part of this elite team, you will be empowered to impact the health care system through the analysis and interpretation of data, and presenting recommendations for business solutions. Join us! There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities:Analyze, review, forecast, and trend complex data, both operational and financial Conduct and present variance analyses as required each month following month-end business close explaining all significant variances Support analysis and interpretation of results for operational business reviews and planning Monitor performance, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of major variances Analyze key performance indicator trends for all operational areas including P&L Oversee and manage the operational aspects of budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes Support the Director of Operations Analysis and Reporting in implementing and managing appropriate operational dashboards, including the creation and deployment of effective and consistent reporting templates across all Commercial Payment Integrity businesses Assist in establishing operational scorecards as well as appropriate business and / or client level targets based on analysis Develop and implement effective / strategic business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes Assist business operations owners in sophisticated operations, financial, or accounting analyses designed to improve business performance, efficiency, and / or growth Produce financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives Develop, support, and present ad-hoc client and operational reports
Required Qualifications: 3+ years of experience in Business / Financial analysis 3+ years of experience gathering requirements from the client / business and documenting them in a clear concise manner 3+ years of experience with process improvement, workflow, benchmarking and / or evaluation of business processes Ability to effectively and accurately manage a complex system of daily, weekly, monthly quarterly, and annual reporting deliverables as required by internal stakeholders and external business customers Intermediate or greater level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) Demonstrated experience in managing complex financial and accounting analyses, both at a business and individual client level Excellent ability to communicate analyses including trends and opportunities to clients and the business both verbally and in writing Strong leadership skills Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in related areas Advanced Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel, Power Point and Access High standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized Highly motivated and driven individual with the ability to think creatively Demonstrated ability to work with team members in a hands-on capacityCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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, data, reporting, business analyst, business analysis, senior analyst, forecasting, payment integrity, Optum, Franklin, TN, Tennessee, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, financial analyst, analytics
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 t...hey 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.