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Senior Business Analyst - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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)



The Sr. Business Analyst will partner with various teams across both UHC and Optum Payment Integrity, as well as finance and operations teams to provide analytical and financial support. -We are looking for an inquisitive team member that cares about the details but can also think and act strategically.



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



Primary Responsibilities:


  • Develop, perform, and manage the analyses of business and financial metrics (KPIs) as well as performance measures
  • Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget
  • Work closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans, and processes to improve performance
  • Analyze, review, forecast and trend complex data
  • Present analysis and recommendations for operational and business review/planning
  • Support short- and long-term operational/strategic business activities through analysis
  • Develop, recommend and implement business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes
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    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:


    • 3+ years of experience in business/finance analysis
    • Working knowledge of relational databases, database structures like SQL and Excel
    • Previous experience working with large data sets
    • High level understanding of health care, business, finance, and/or operational knowledge
    • Intermediate level proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint




      Preferred Qualifications:


      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration or related field
      • Leadership experience with the ability to develop others and create a positive team-based work environment
      • Executive presence with solid communication and influencing skills with internal and external stakeholders (ability to translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences)
      • Ability to take large amounts of data and translate it into valuable analytical and decision support results





        To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 UnitedHealthcare. -Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 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)



        Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/ New York City 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 employees working remotely 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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