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UnitedHealth Group

Sr SAS Analyst - Financial Data Analytics


Financial Analyst


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)

Joining the Medicare & Retirement Part D Financial Data Analytics team, the Sr Financial Consultant will be accountable for a broad range of reporting, analytics, and data solutions. This position offers the opportunity to join a department that is working to dramatically improve the healthcare experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain existing SAS programs for a production environment
  • Conduct data extraction and research studies that may include analyzing, reviewing, trending, and presenting information, based on provided specifications
  • Analyze health care spend, membership, and pharmacy utilization to identify key trend drivers
  • Continually identify deficiencies in production processes, propose enhancements, and implement those enhancements to increase productivity or reduce manual effort
  • Analyze healthcare claims from different data sources and identify data integrity issues
  • Various ad-hoc analyses and reports as necessary

Candidate Profile:

  • Ability to work collaboratively across a matrix environment to positively influence business partners
  • Be a self-starter and able to work independently; work with a sense of urgency and be comfortable with ambiguity and constant change; approach work in an enthusiastic, positive, and collaborative manner
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple deliverables at once
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be extremely organized
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to be flexible and work with ambiguity

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience using Data Steps and Proc SQL to extract and cleanse data for analyses
  • 3+ years of financial and/or business analytics experience
  • 3+ years querying large databases
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office product suite
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in the healthcare industry
  • SAS Grid Experience
  • Experience with pharmacy claims and Part D
  • Experience building or utilizing dashboards in PowerBI

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 at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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.