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Associate Director of Finance - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) - Associate Director will lead key financial administration, business planning, and budgeting associated with Optum Health Solutions. The Associate Director role will be an advisor, evaluating and assisting with financial plans and economic modeling. The role will also be responsible for overseeing staff and be involved in strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development of employees. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. - Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interface with business leaders and build strong relationships in support of financial planning and performance measurement including reporting and analysis; act as a strategic thought partner for the business
  • Collaborate across Optum businesses to provide financial support for Optum Specialty Fusion
  • Coordinate intersegment agreements between Optum and UHC entities along with understanding the financial impacts
  • Participate in and oversee month-end close and the quarterly forecast processes
  • Produce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a clear, compelling message for their stakeholders
  • Mentor and develop team members, managing work allocation, training, problem resolution, performance evaluation, and the building of an effective team dynamic
  • Partner with BU & segment finance to ensure cost management and investments are reasonable and aligned with defined performance targets and financial thresholds
  • Proactively seek opportunities to improve processes and identify areas of improvement
  • Lead development of business / financial case for specific initiatives, capital investments and new business opportunities
  • Analyze and maintain monthly product P&Ls and review results with leadership; able to understand a full risk P&L
  • Partner with business leaders and functional partners in development of risk programs to help accelerate growth for the business 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 Accounting, Finance, or related field
    • 5+ years of progressive financial planning and analysis experience
    • Supervisory experience -
    • Experience prioritizing & managing demanding workloads with concurrent deadlines
    • Knowledge of GAAP, fundamental financial concepts and procedures
    • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP's, Macros)
    • Natural curiosity to learn more, dig into details, understand key drivers of our business -
    • Ability to use proper discretion when dealing with confidential information exhibiting a high level of integrity
    • Ability to manage and synthesize large amounts of data Preferred Qualifications:
      • PeopleSoft Experience, Hyperion SmartView and/or Essbase
      • Excellent interpersonal relationship building and communication (written and verbal) skills
      • Assertive, self-starting personality with a customer service attitude
      • Ability to analyze complex data and make decisions and clearly articulate reasons for making a decision -
      • Ability to work in a matrixed organization and with cross-functional partners
      • 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 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 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) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. *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.

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