Senior Financial Analyst - Multiple locations

UnitedHealth Group - Minnetonka, MN

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.

Primary Responsibilities:
Develop, perform and manage the analyses of business and financial metrics as well as performance measures
Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan
Work closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans, and processes to improve profitability and cost efficiencies
Work closely with management and team members to develop and review financial reports to establish strategies and forecast SG&A savings
Ability to work across different teams within department
Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
Ability to complete data mining with large scale financial data sets
Ability to work on projects to develop a measurements to monitor collectability, write offs and receivables balances on the dual platforms for migration of billing platforms
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 Finance major with minor in Information systems or equivalent field
1-2 years of experience in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent field
Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Access
Collaborates with peers to complete projects
Ability to work in dynamic environment (flexibility)
Demonstrates the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis
Possesses sound business knowledge and strong decision making skills
Communicates in an effective manner both written and oral
Strong data analytical and research skills
Intermediate process improvement skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to problem-solve and research
Accounting and or Finance experience
Ability to work in a team environment
Capable of managing multiple competing priorities to meet tight deadlines
Experience with SQL Server Development Tools a plus

As a Fortune 6 company, UnitedHealth Group has resources like nowhere else. That means we have what it takes to shape the future of health care. Make a difference as we make change happen and do your life's best work.(sm)

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 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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