UnitedHealth Group Senior Financial Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Sure you could find a career that satisfies you, but what about one that inspires you? We’re in the business of helping make the health care system work better for everyone. That means we need people who know how to bring it every single day. As a Senior Financial Analyst, you’ll collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who impact decisions that help millions live healthier lives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the business to develop forecast and review results

  • Develop and maintain financial reports

  • Working with peers to improve financial processes

This position will support Optum Behavioral Health Operations. Successful candidates will need a strong curiosity of understand how things work. You will be able to identify patterns and trends in financial data, and articulate the relevance of those trends to peers, and business partners.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience

  • 1.5 or more years of financial and/or accounting experience

  • Proficient in MS Excel and other MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or CPA

  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase, Planning and PeopleSoft Financials

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)

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.

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