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Financial Analyst - Hybrid-Worcester, MA


Financial Analyst


Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group. When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model - integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Here, you’ll contribute to an exceptional patient experience. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life’s best work.(sm)

Reliant Medical Group, part of Optum has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst to join our team. The Financial Analyst will be responsible for supporting and assisting the Manager, Senior Analysts, Director, all levels of management and others in the development and distribution of a variety of routine and strategic financial analyses. Utilizing appropriate financial, operational and statistical data, identifies trends and suggests opportunities to improve financial or operational performance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports the evaluation and analysis of corporate business opportunities and issues as directed by Manager, Senior Analysts, Director and/or Chief Financial Officer. Strives to meet departmental goals & objectives, as well as ad hoc financial analysis
  • Generates analysis, forecasts and financial models; assemble and distributes management reporting packages to be utilized by executive and management teams. Collaborates with management at all levels to drive the preparation and analysis of the operating budget, business planning, and new proposals
  • Assists in cost reduction and profit maximization studies, cost-benefit analyses, projected profitability, and cash flow analysis
  • Completes analysis of existing or new program expansion/contraction, identifying business implications
  • Ensures accuracy and integrity of all financial, operational, and statistical data at all times
  • Independently identifies, researches, and validates significant data ‘outliers’, follow up to resolve issues where necessary
  • Identifies trends and suggests opportunities for improvement in financial or operational performance for senior and middle management
  • Clearly and concisely summarizes financial data using appropriate reporting and format
  • Performs routine financial analysis, as well as completes ad-hoc requests received from management
  • Continuously work to automate processes and eliminate unnecessary reports and redundancy
  • Consistently audits and cross-reference reports to ensure data consistency, accuracy, and integrity

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 or currently enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate program in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Finance or a related field
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles, auditing/reconciliation methodologies, data collection and analysis, financial modeling
  • Basic understanding of Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow components of financial statements
  • Excellent computer skills with a variety of software products such, as Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a hybrid office environment

Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description, may be substituted for the above requirements.

Physical Requirement:

  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position.

Careers at OptumCare. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

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.