Financial Data Analyst (Managed Care) - La Palma, CA at United Health Group

Posted in Finance 6 days ago.

Type: Full-time
Location: La Palma, California

Job Description:
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 Financial Data Analyst, you'll collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who impact decisions that help millions live healthier lives. The Financial Data Analyst is responsible for assist leaders in making strategic and operational data-based decisions by delivering timely, accurate and relevant financial information.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze eligibility, claims and authorization data analysis to identify cost saving opportunities
  • Responsible for Ad-hoc analysis and reporting for clinical affordability initiatives
  • Reviewing Medical cost budget and forecast.
  • 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, forecast and budget
  • Work closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans and processes to improve profitability and cost efficiencies

You'll need to eat, sleep and breathe financial data so you'll be able to tell the stories that need to be told. You'll be expected to understand and incorporate industry specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisions. Your recommendations will go to all levels of leadership so the spotlight is firmly on you and your financial skills.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience
  • 1+ years of Financial Data Analysis experience
  • Intermediate experience MS Excel
  • Proficient in Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Healthcare, preferably in Managed Care highly preferred
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft Financials

At UnitedHealth Group, we're making a difference in the lives of millions of people. That's a lot of responsibility and a chance to do your life's best work.(sm)

AppleCare Medical Group
was formed in Lynwood, California in 1996 with the goal of making quality care available locally to the community. Today, AppleCare Medical Group is comprised of hundreds of board-certified private-practice, independent physicians. These physicians provide medical expertise and passion to improving the health of communities in the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County.

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

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