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Business Analyst Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN - 945152

Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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If you're the kind of thinker and leader who wants to bring your contribution to a new level every day, bring yourself over to Optum. You'll discover an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Tough challenges? We know a thing or two about those. When you're on a mission to help people live healthier lives, the stakes couldn't be higher. As a Business Analyst Consultant, you will help rewrite the future of the health care system. You'll analyze data and deliver bold, business-savvy ideas to impact the lives of millions. Along with ground-breaking challenge, you'll have the support and resources of a Fortune 5 company. Join us.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.

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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.

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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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  • Lead and present variance analyses each month following month-end business close, explaining all significant variances
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  • Drive 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 appropriate business and/or client level targets based on analysis
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  • Build new and enhance existing 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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  • Reviews the work of others
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  • Develops innovative approaches
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  • Sought out as expert
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  • Serves as a leader/mentor
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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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  • 3+ years of experience working with relational databases & database structures (such as SQL, Oracle, or Teradata)
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  • 3+ 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 operational support and documenting complex business processes
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  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint)
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  • Experience with using and defining dashboards
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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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  • Sound leadership skills
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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 clinical operations and analysis
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  • Advanced experience with Tableau, Alteryx, or equivalent tool
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  • Fast learner, analytical thinker, very detail oriented
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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, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Posted: 2021-07-20 Expires: 2021-08-19

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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