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Sr Financial Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute


Financial Administrator


Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

This position is to support the Optum Health Enterprise Clinical Services (ECS) organization as a member of the FP&A team and is accountable for both consolidation and management of our Utilization Management operational team. This position will be a key partner of the Operations leaders as well as ECS and Corporate finance teams, to ensure that the business is operating effectively, with sound financial analysis, and with appropriate financial and operating controls in place.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • UM Finance partner in delivering of sound financials and analytics

  • Work in partnership with UM operations leadership, ECS Finance, Workforce Management, UHC and other business partners to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial executive packages

  • Partner closely with Workforce Management to ensure sound FTE forecast for UM teams based on the relevant metrics, projects, initiatives, etc.

  • Develop and maintain monthly and forecast financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget

  • Develop and perform all aspects of financial planning, budgeting and forecasting

  • Understand and incorporate industry specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisions

  • Work closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans and processes to improve profitability and cost efficiencies

  • Produce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a clear, compelling message for their stakeholders

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/or accounting experience
  • Advanced level of proficiency with Excel (experience with pivot tables, database / logic formulas, etc)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerBI, SQL, Tableau, DOMO, or other advanced reporting and analysis tools
  • Knowledge of Hyperion Essbase, Planning and PeopleSoft Financials
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization and with a cross-functional partners
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both verbal and written) at both the working and executive level
  • Solid attention to detail and accuracy

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.