Senior Financial Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN at United Health Group

Posted in Finance 4 days ago.

Type: Full-time
Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Job Description:
If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Our finance professionals at UnitedHealth Group are engaged in the important work of making health care more affordable, simpler and easier for people to access. And you can join us in achieving these goals as a Senior Financial Data Analyst. You will collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who are writing the history of our organization and guiding our success as a global industry leader. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else while you do your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Apply strategic and quantitative analytical skills to support competitive bids for Pharmacy Benefit Management services
  • Collaborate with Underwriting and Sales to craft financial negotiating positions
  • Operate, maintain and redesign complex financial models in Microsoft Excel, SAS, and SQL
  • Actively contribute to the budgeting and forecasting process. Identify strategies to mitigate financial risk and boost profitability
  • Communicate clearly and persuasively with leaders in Finance and Underwriting organizations
  • Use personal initiative and curiosity to improve existing processes and develop new processes

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skillset with 2+ years of experience in roles focused on quantitative analysis
  • High competency in Microsoft Excel
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with maintaining and designing financial forecasting and reporting models
  • Working knowledge of SAS and SQL

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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