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UnitedHealth Group

Financial Consultant Telecommute in CA OR MN


Financial Administrator


Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

If you are located in CA or MN, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform UnitedHealth Group Business Reviews
  • Identify business partner needs for conducting analyses
  • Identify the appropriate internal resources to conduct business reviews
  • Collaborate with business partners to assess applicable issues
  • Track mergers and acquisition transactions (stand alone, consolidation, tuck ins) managing multiple acquisitions at once
  • Conduct Valuation and Strategic Screening to Support M&A Activity
  • Compiling of financial statements, audit reports and tax returns for proper review and submission
  • Partner and collaborate with other key functional areas such as Treasury, Operations, Accounts Payable, IT, UHG and Optum Corp teams
  • Identify outliers or exceptions throughout the due diligence process and communicate back to leaders
  • Perform Due Diligence in Support of M&A Execution
  • Provide support to Accounting in developing opening balance sheet and purchase accounting analyses
  • Ensure steps, timeframe, accountabilities and framework are in alignment with UHG goals
  • Jointly work alongside the Corp Dev team to ensure a successful onboarding experience for each acquisition within the PacWest region
  • Ability to work within a matrix organization
  • Perform cash to accrual conversion of acquired companies’ financial statements
  • Map acquired companies’ financial statements to Optum COA of accounts
  • Develop and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Assist with filings required for acquisition close
  • Assist with net working capital and purchase price calculations, as applicable
  • Other duties as assigned

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:

  • 5+ years of financial and operational management experience
  • Proven experience driving business performance in a high growth environment
  • Work experience anticipating accounting, financial reporting, forecasting and operational issues, assessing their implications and developing and implementing an appropriate action plan
  • Experience working collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment
  • Ability to work on PST hours

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Experience working in Mergers and Acquisitions and/or corporate development
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function 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. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

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 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.

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.