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. Now, more than ever we need finance and accounting professionals like you with the financial skills and discipline to help us achieve this goal. As a Financial Consultant you'll impact millions of lives. 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. Your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else. You'll find that this is place where you can do your life's best work.(sm) This Financial Consultant role supports the UHC E&I UMR business with budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis.Primary Responsibilities:Understand the UnitedHealth Group financial process and become an active participant in the management of its financials. Partner with senior business leaders to collaboratively develop and manage SG&A & WFTE plans, budgets, and forecasts.Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget Forecast staffing needs and partner with project managers, subject matter experts and leadership to develop workforce tools -experience with Activity-Based Costing a plus.Create financial models and perform analysis for business leaders and finance managementCollaborate with segment finance to understand and demonstrate complex concepts in ways that leads to understanding by a variety of audiences.Conduct cost-benefit analysis, calculate cost impact, summarize and present to a larger audience.Work closely with the business to help develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans and processes to improve profitability and cost efficienciesProduce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a clear, compelling message for their stakeholdersUnderstand and incorporate industry specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisions
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent field 2+ years of finance and/or accounting experience Intermediate MS Excel skills – pivot tables, lookups, etc.Strong ability to work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment to drive revenue enhancement and expense management initiatives. Strong executive presence, communication and influencing skills with internal and external stakeholdersPreferred Qualifications:Forecasting and planning experience Hyperion Essbase and/or Smartview PeopleSoft Financials Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 14 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.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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. Keywords: financial analyst, accounting analyst, MS Excel, finance, Wausau, WI, Wisconsin
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About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.