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Financial Consultant - Hybrid in Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

This position is in the Optum Financial business segment, which is the Fintech within Optum that is transforming the health care industry's payment processing.

This position will:

  • Develop and review financial forecasts for multiple business segments and monitor monthly and quarterly performance against plan
  • Develop revenue reporting that identifies volume and rate variances and work with business leads to drive improvement in sales operations
  • Develop and track cost reduction initiatives
  • Oversee Financial Services finance tools and system maintenance, and ensure financial data integrity across the business and product lines

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

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Interface with business leaders and build relationships in support of financial planning and performance measurement including reporting and analysis
    • Perform monthly close analysis to facilitate understanding of monthly results against the financial plan
    • Partner with business leaders to evaluate investment opportunities and cost savings initiatives to maximize resources and create efficiencies
    • Develop presentation materials to communicate annual budget and quarterly forecasts to senior management
    • Manage business relationship on behalf of the broader Finance organization and Leadership
    • Leverage technology and carry out process improvement activities
    • This position will require a combination of strong technical and system skills with good business acumen and communication to senior level management

      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, Finance or related discipline
      • 1+ years of relevant financial analysis or accounting experience
      • Progressive financial work experience
      • Advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Office product suite, and other technology tools
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

        Preferred Qualifcations:

        • PeopleSoft experience
        • Hyperion Essbase
        • Ability to work in a matrix environment while positively influencing other functional areas


          • Solid financial, analytical, and business acumen
          • Generate innovative approaches and solutions to business opportunities
          • Excellent oral and written communication skills
          • Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others
          • Ability to build solid relationships at all levels of the organization

            To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

            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)

            Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Houston , Financial Consultant - Hybrid in Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute, Accounting, Auditing , Houston, Texas

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