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Financial Analyst Tampa FL


Financial Analyst


Tampa, Florida, 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)

The Senior Financial Analyst assists with the development of operational budgets and the operating expense and membership forecast process for OptumCare Florida. Responsibilities include profitability reporting, analysis of financial and operational metrics to evaluate business performance, and effective communication of findings to senior leadership. This position provides financial support across several departments including Operations, IT, and Marketing.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepares forecasts for membership, FTEs and Operating Expense
  • Analyzes workforce and operating cost of various cost centers and clinics
  • Complete standard variance reporting and analysis, research variance drivers and explain cause-effect relationships
  • Provides financial support for month-end close activities including pre-close estimates, metric and results reporting, and variance analysis
  • Monitors and reports key operational and financial metrics on a weekly/monthly basis including FTE tracking
  • Assists in the annual budget process utilizing Planful planning tool and Excel-based models
  • Creates ad-hoc reporting/analyses as necessary

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:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in budget/forecasting and financial statement analytics
  • Advanced skills in Excel (pivot tables, Vlookups, macros)
  • Solid financial, analytical, and business acumen
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff both locally and in other markets
  • Ability to quickly adapt within a dynamic industry and organization
  • Solid interpersonal and team skills in order to work with individuals across multiple departments and regions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hyperion Essbase experience a plus
  • Healthcare, Medicare, or health insurance industry experience a plus
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter able to deal with ambiguity and change while effectively prioritizing to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, high energy, well-organized, detail-oriented, and dependable

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.

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.