Financial Consultant - Falls Church, VA, potential remote
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)
Optum Serve is focused on delivering healthcare solutions to the federal government, agencies, and citizens those agencies serve. The Optum Serve finance team is looking for a candidate to help provide financial analysis and forecasts to the leaders across the organization.
If you are located in Falls Church, VA,, you will have the flexibility to work remotely* as you take on some tough challenges. Open to remote in other locations
- Partner with corporate finance to understand chargeback costs and the method of allocation
- Assist with preparing the annual budget and forecasts for departments
- Develop schedules for financial management briefings
- Consolidate business unit financial results and prepare corporate reports
- Conduct variance analysis to help explain differences from budget or forecast
- Work with business partners and stakeholders to monitor costs within departments and cost centers; develop action plans to address concerns/issues
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.
- Undergraduate business, finance, or accounting degree
- 4+ years of financial and operational management experience
- 1+ years of experience working in a federal cost accounting environment
- Demonstrate competency at leading analysis of projects that deliver key insights for making critical business decisions
- 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
- Experience with Deltek Costpoint or other cost accounting system
- Experience with forecasting software such as Anaplan, Acterys, or Workday Adaptive Planning
- Power BI, Cognos, Tableau, SQL, Hyperion Essbase, Microsoft Access, and PeopleSoft experience
- Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
- Managing indirect cost pools and allocation methodologies
- Ability to work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment to drive revenue enhancement and expense management initiatives
- Able to find creative solutions to complex topics
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 employees working remotely 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.