Senior Financial Consultant - Minnetonka, MN

    • Minnetonka, MN

Position Description

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)

Reporting to and partnering with the M&R Medical FP&A Director, the M&R Senior Financial Consultant will play a critical role in planning and reporting M&R and UHC Medical costs. As a member of the finance team, the position will manage key financial deliverables related to business planning and budgeting associated with operating expenses.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, develop, and report on financial forecasts and modeling; and partner with senior leaders to collaboratively manage and communicate forecasts for Medicare & Retirement
  • Develop or improve upon existing financial reporting tools to continuously improve insights on Medical cost trends to business partners
  • Understand the UnitedHealth Group financial process and become an active participant in the management of its financials
  • Utilize forecast knowledge to understand and measure Affordability programs
  • Partner with multiple business leaders as the finance lead and liaison, and maintain a strong working relationship
  • Work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment
  • Assist with identifying, analyzing, and driving Medical cost savings into the organization
  • Assist with monthly close research and analysis
  • Various ad-hoc analyses and reports as necessary

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of progressive financial experience
  • Prior work experience anticipating issues, assessing their implications, and developing and implementing an appropriate action plan
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office product suite
  • Strong financial, analytical, and business acumen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management or process improvement experience
  • Prior healthcare experience
  • Essbase and PeopleSoft experience
  • SAS experience
  • Ability to generate innovative approaches and solutions to business opportunities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially with senior leaders
  • Ability to build strong relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others
  • Strong executive presence, communication, and influencing skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively across a matrix environment to positively influence business partners

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 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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