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UnitedHealth Group

Associate Finance Director - Minnetonka, MN (108043705)





Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Associate Director will play a critical role in developing and implementing the strategy. As a member of the finance team, the position will lead key financial administration, business planning, and budgeting associated with operating expense. The Associate Director role will be an advisor, evaluating and assisting with financial plans and economic modeling. The role will also be responsible for overseeing staff and be involved in strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development of employees.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Strategy:
    • As a true business partner the Associate Director will be responsible to, assess various E&I organizations and intersegment partner relationships performance against the annual budget, forecast, and long-term strategy
    • Develop tools and processes to provide critical financial and operational information to Senior Management and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations
    • Engage with internal affiliates, business partners, outside consultants and investment committees
    • Oversee budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with company and segment strategic plan
    • Provide recommendations to Senior Management based on financial analysis and projections
  • Financial and Operational Management:
    • Insuring SG&A accuracy of the Budget, forecasts, and present financial narratives and metrics for both internal and external constituents
    • Partner with multiple business leaders as the finance lead and liaison
    • Negotiate intersegment agreements with internal affiliates which are critical for the segment. This requires knowledge of the business, strong financial skills, finesse in dealing with sensitive matters and the ability to work with a wide range of people with vastly different skills (finance, underwriting, product, operations etc.)
  • Team Management:
    • Mentor and develop team members, managing work allocation, training, problem resolution, performance evaluation, and the building of an effective team dynamic
    • Guide larger, cross-divisional teams outside of direct span of control

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • 6+ years of broad finance experience, comprised of both accounting and financial planning, followed by experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership
  • Experience successfully partnering with multiple professional disciplines to manage critical financial management systems
  • Experience implementing critical activities in ways that both generate operating improvements and efficiencies
  • Experience managing the finance function (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) within a diverse, division-based entity
  • Solid analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for UHG; a hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
  • Mature and proactive, with evidence of having worked as a true business partner to the CFO, VP’s, and Director’s of a multi-divisional organization
  • An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 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.