Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • La Palma

Description

Position 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 Senior Financial Analyst, you’ll collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who impact decisions that help millions live healthier lives. The Senior Financial 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
2+ years of Financial Data Analysis experience
Intermediate experience MS Excel
Proficient in Word and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:
Strong technical skillset (i.e. intermediate in SQL coupled with a Financial background)
Experience with Hyperion Essbase, Planning and PeopleSoft Financials
Experience with Healthcare, preferably with Managed Care
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)
 

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: Senior Financial Data Analyst Healthcare, La Palma, California, CA, analyst, finance, reporting, data analysis, forecast, budget, Excel, SQL, Hyperion Essbase, Managed Care


Job Details
Requisition Number
792664
Job Title
Senior Financial Data Analyst (Healthcare) - La Palma, CA
Job Family
Finance
Business Segment
OptumCare
Job Location Information

LA PALMA, CA
United States
North America
Additional Job Detail Information

Employee Status
Regular
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level
Individual Contributor
Shift
Day Job
Travel
No
Telecommuter Position
No
Overtime Status
Exempt

About the company

Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

A Fortune 6 company, we're focused on helping people live healthier lives while making the health system work better for everyone. Here, we seek to empower people with the information, guidance and tools to make personal health choices. We work harder and we aim higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And, at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good for more than 85 million people worldwide.

Our biggest point of differentiation is our people - and the collective talent, energy, intelligence and drive our force of 188,000 individuals around the world bring to our mission every single day. So, how do we do it? With our every action, interaction and intention that demonstrates the five fundamental values that guide everything we do:

• Integrity
• Compassion
• Relationships
• Innovation
• Performance

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