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UnitedHealth Group

Financial Analyst - $10,000 Sign On Bonus- Telecommute in Denver, CO (111022176)


Financial Analyst



Denver, Colorado, 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)

Reporting to the Optum Colorado CFO, the Financial Consultant is responsible for collaborating with local and regional leaders and finance teammates on completion, management and oversight of projects.

We are currently offering a $10,000 sign on bonus . If you are located in the greater Denver area you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. This role is a hybrid with in office requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for completion of assigned analytical, integration and/or process improvement projects, including product profitability, medical costs, premiums, production, administrative costs, budgets, forecasts, and other areas of business
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting on finance team projects, in collaboration with finance leaders
  • Liaison with other departments for finance team participation in cross-functional projects
  • Develops and/or documents policies, procedures and workflows
  • Participates in various improvement initiatives to maximize efficiency
  • Coordinates with Operations, IT and Health Care Economics business units as needed to resolve complex issues
  • Clearly presents findings and recommendations to management in appropriate level of summarization, with supporting details available
  • Troubleshoots issues and escalates appropriately
  • Self-manages productivity and performance, and develops guidelines for prioritizing work activities, evaluating effectiveness and performance
  • Other duties as applicable to support Optum Colorado

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 analysis experience in Finance and / or Accounting
  • Intermediate proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Health care industry experience
  • 2+ years of project management experience
  • Intermediate proficiency with Access
  • Intermediate proficiency with project management software, such as Project
  • Intermediate proficiency with flowchart software, such as Visio
  • Knowledge of computer systems, including use of spreadsheets and database programs
  • Ability to take direction from senior leadership but also able to work independently with follow-through, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to be proactive, self-directing, and take initiative
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to set priorities and use good judgment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid problem-solving ability and critical thinking skills
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination 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 now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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)

Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. 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 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.

Job Keywords: Finance Consultant, Remote, Telecommute, WFH, Work From Home, WAH, Work At Home