Sr Financial Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN, or Schaumberg, IL
February 15, 2018
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)The Senior Financial Business Analyst, Industry Relations work closely with various areas within the organization to support internal and external clients in facilitating network margin and client pricing analyses. The Industry Relations Senior Analyst will be responsible for the facilitation and development of complex data analysis and forecasting of client financial performance.Primary Responsibilities:Management of Client Contract Financial Guarantees Provide detailed analyses at both the client and book of business levels identifying risk and opportunity to Industry Relations ManagementProvide ad hoc consultative analyses to internal and external clientsWorks closely with Industry Relations management to prioritize internal and external analysesAnalyze cost trend driven by client utilization patterns and industry dynamicsForecasting client financial performance for budgetary needs Coach, provide feedback, and guide othersAct as a resource for others with less experience Other ad-hoc projects as needed
Required Qualifications:5 or more years of analytical experience 1 or more years of proven experience with data mining and analysis 1 or more years of Database experience (SQL, SAS, Access or similar) Intermediate level of proficiency in MS Excel and Word Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree PBM or healthcare experience Experience using Alteryx and/or Tableau 4 or more years of analytical experience in financial analysis, healthcare pricing, network management, healthcare economics, or related disciplineSoft Skills:Excellent ability to communicate and present information to internal and external customers Demonstrated ability to work productively and proactively in a dynamic, fast paced and constantly changing environment Be a team player and strong ability to work with other disciplines across companies Able to work independently to achieve overall departmental goals Self-starter, demonstrated ability to structure own work, design and drive projects from their inception through to completion Strategic thinker, able to quickly grasp complex issues Strong written and verbal communication skills 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. Job Keywords: data analysis, SQL, SAS, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Schaumberg, IL, Illinois
Internal Number: 742481
About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.