Director, Finance

UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN

Full-time | Custom_1
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)

The Specialty Business at Optum RX is looking for a dynamic, capable leader to be the head of FP&A and predictive analytics for this dynamic, high growth business.

This candidate should be a strong leader of people, with a focus on developing talent. This individual will need to be a strong decision maker, and be comfortable working autonomously. This role will have exposure to Senior Leadership at OptumRX, so comfort in delivering content, executive presence and communication skills will be key. This individual will need to work across the matrix to ensure the best outcomes for the Company.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
Strong FP&A skills, be comfortable collaborating with data science teams and be able to work strategically across the business. There is an opportunity to build better proactive metrics for decision making in a dynamic business.
Accountable for managing and consolidating the financial activities for OptumRX Specialty, building models and helping drive performance for the OptumRX Specialty business while leading a diverse and capable Team.
Work with key leaders to ensure that the business is operating effectively, with sound financial analysis, and with appropriate financial and operating controls in place.

Key activities include:
Coordinating analysis and deliverables for all of the financial and business review cycles
Managing a Team of coordinated FP&A experts
Collaborating with the Accounting Revenue Cycle and Data Science experts in the Team to provide enhanced reporting and analysis
Communicating to Senior Leaders on business changes and decisions
Helping provide guidance and leadership for financial decisions across the business

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:
Executive level presentation capabilities in Microsoft Suite
Degree in finance or accounting
8+ years of leadership in a financial role
Understanding of reporting and business performance indicator management
Strong leader of talent

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree
Strong acumen in data analytics

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)

  • All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.
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.