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Business Analyst Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN - 917960

Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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    917960

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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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Are you up for navigating a complex matrix of business units and teams? We share a near obsessive desire to outperform and outdo our own achievements across our entire global business landscape. It's going to take all you've got to create valuable solutions to improve the health care system. Each individual will be paired with an operational lead and will be spear-heading the analysis, forecasting and reporting of the key performance indicators and financial impacts for each area. This function acts as the analytical engine to provide operational and financial insights and support optimal business decision making.

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Positions in this function conduct and manage outcomes of various studies that include analyzing, reviewing, forecasting, trending, and presenting information for operational and business planning. They support short and long term operational/strategic business activities - by developing, enhancing and maintaining operational information and models. They also develop and implement effective/strategic business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes. They review the work of others. They develop innovative approaches. They are sought out as expert. They serve as a leader/ mentor.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Analyze, review, forecast and trend complex data, reviewing the analysis and interpretation of others' work
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  • Conduct and present variance analyses each month following month-end business close, explaining all significant variances
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  • Support analysis and interpretation of results for operational business reviews and planning
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  • Monitor performance, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of major variances
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  • Analyze key performance indicator trends for all operational areas including P&L
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  • Assist in establishing operational scorecards as well as appropriate business and/or client level targets based on analysis
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  • Develop and implement effective/strategic business solutions through research & analysis of data & business processes
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  • Produce financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
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  • Develop, support, and present ad-hoc client and operational reports
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  • Develops innovative approaches to achieve deliverables
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  • Support short- and long-term operational/strategic business activities through analysis
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  • Develops and documents complex business analysis and reporting requirements
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  • Supports multiple projects simultaneously
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • 5+ years of experience in a Business Analysis role, Data Analyst role, or a Financial Analysis role
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  • 5+ years of experience working with relational databases & database structures (such as SQL, Oracle, or Teradata)
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  • 5+ years of experience developing in Business Intelligence or Visualization software (such as Tableau or Power BI)
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  • Experience in analyzing business processes and workflows, and providing evaluations and benchmarks on those
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  • Experience in documenting business processes and generating creative solutioning
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  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint)
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  • Proficiency with Tableau (at least intermediate - both read & write)
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  • Excellent ability to communicate analyses (including trends and opportunities) to clients and the business
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  • Ability to effectively and accurately manage a complex system of daily, weekly, monthly quarterly, and annual reporting deliverables as required by internal stakeholders and external business customers
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  • Fast learner, analytical thinker, very detail oriented
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  • Strong leadership skills
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Bachelor's Degree
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  • Healthcare industry experience
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  • Experience in Fraud & Abuse operations or analysis
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  • Advanced experience in Tableau, Alteryx, or equivalent tool
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  • Proficiency in MS Access
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"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)

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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"Job Keywords: Business Analyst Consultant, Business Analyst, Business Analysis, Data Analysis, Data Analyst, Financial Analysis, SQL, Oracle, Teradata, Business Intelligence, Tableau, Power BI, MS Office Suite, Healthcare, Fraud & Abuse, Alteryx, MS Access, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Optum

Posted: 2021-04-01 Expires: 2021-05-01

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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