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Sr Financial Analyst - Telecommute at UnitedHealth Group

Sr Financial Analyst - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group Work From Home Full Time

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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Perform financial analyses including budgeting and forecasting, variance analysis, and financial/data modeling.  Develops recommendations from information and results; considers and conducts additional analyses as appropriate.  Coordinates with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, new business planning, trended future requirements, government requirements, and operating forecasts.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, perform, and manage all pieces of program/contract analysis
  • Monitors all aspects general ledger transaction to ensure costs are appropriate and revenue is maximized
  • Perform month end close analysis and reporting as it pertains to program/contracts as well as metrics
  • Lead financial support for programs to include analysis and monitoring of all program costs, revenues, workforce, pricing, and funding
  • Lead special projects using analytical skills and presents findings to senior management.
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Assist in the establishment/monitoring of sound accounting practices, internal controls, and procedure documentation for Finance Department.
  • Produce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a clear, compelling message for their stakeholders
  • Generally work is self-directed, not prescribed, complex, and less structured
  • Work with cross-functional and leadership teams across the enterprise
  • Prioritizes and aligns resources with tasks, benchmarks, timelines and deliverables
  • Monitors and measures progress on getting to high quality results
  • Rebounds quickly in reaction to adversity

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, Accounting, or related field, and equivalent combination of education, experience and/or applicable military experience
  • 2+ years of experience in financial analysis, budgeting/forecasting, project cost accounting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of project cost accounting
  • Program analysis and project management skills
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite and database experience
  • Analysis skills using complex Excel models
  • FP&A Software experience
  • ERP system experience
  • Government contracting experience

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

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. 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.

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.

Job Keywords:  Sr Financial Analyst, financial analyst, program analysis, project management, cost accounting, Excel, Agile, FP&A software, ERP, Government contracting, budgeting, forecasting, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote


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