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UnitedHealth Group Financial Consultant - Telecommute in Minnetonka, Minnesota

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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

This position has responsibility for CMS Medicare Advantage admin bid modeling and support and Optum Intersegment budget planning and analysis, month and quarter close, and forecast reporting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Owner of bid model design, process, error-check, algorithm integrity, and user interaction for iterative versions of Medicare Advantage Non-Benefit Expense (NBE) annual bid submission. Includes update of consolidated model, integration of sub-models, managing related party model, reporting, timely submissions and bid question responses to Underwriting and Actuary, and analytical support for CMS bid audits

  • Optum (Insight) intersegment, and admin and overhead direct planning and financial analysis, month end close and accruals, budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, and financial reporting. Prepares rollforwards and variance analysis during forecast cycles to clearly articulate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to prior forecast and budget

  • Develops on-going knowledge of intersegment contracts, business relationships, and knowledge of ISA process

  • Support the on-going administrative cost segmentation requests of broader finance reporting via application technologies (e.g. SAS or excel). Reporting includes regional forecast reporting and HPBP cost allocation inputs to market management reporting (MML)

  • Deploy common principles and tactics of critical thinking to financial analyses. Select from multiple right answers. See subtle connections between data points that are not apparent to others. Integrate and synthesize information in unique ways that provide a new perspective. Use of analytical tactics to expose underlying principles or elements and exploring alternate scenarios that could result in more creative solutions

You’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.

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 or related field

  • 3+ years of financial analysis experience

  • Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Financial acumen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase / Smart View

  • Financial planning and analysis experience

  • Entry level SAS skills

  • Proven communication skills at all levels of an organization

  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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.

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