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Financial Consultant - Telecommute - 910455

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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    910455

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than they ever did. That is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doingyour life's best work.(sm)

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If you are located in the Midwest, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Analyze and report on financials and partner with senior leaders to collaboratively manage budgets
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  • Assist with periodic forecast and budget creation for business leadership
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  • Forecast staffing needs and partner with project managers, subject matter experts and leadership to develop workforce tools -experience with Activity-Based costing
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  • Collaborate with segment finance to understand and demonstrate complex concepts in ways that lead to understanding by a variety of audiences
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  • Conduct cost-benefit analysis, calculate cost impact, summarize and present to a larger audience
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  • Understand Government Accounting concepts and practices and translate to Optum financial reporting within a matrix P&L environment with multiple finance and operational relationships
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  • Analyze variances to forecast and Budget
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  • Understand, monitor and analyze the Capital projects including charges from other organizations and Cap Contra and facilitate a methodology for charging the Capitalized SW to government contracts
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  • Coordinate intra-segment charges from multiple sources to retain necessary contract records and detail, and monitor proposed profitability within Costpoint
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  • Take a leadership role in the development and distribution of project and management financial reports
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  • Coordinate and track Government allocations across multiple pillars and organizations and the associated methodologies
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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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  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
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  • 3+ years of financial and operational management experience
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  • 1+ years of experience working in a federal cost accounting environment
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  • Prior work experience anticipating accounting, financial reporting, forecasting, and operational issues, assessing their implications, and developing and implementing an appropriate action plan
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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 a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Strongly preferred to have Costpoint expertise
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  • Power BI, Cognos, Tableau, SQL, Hyperion Essbase, Microsoft Access and PeopleSoft experience
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  • Exceptional financial acumen and P&L management skills
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  • Proven experience driving business performance in a high growth environment
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  • Strong ability to work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment to drive revenue enhancement and expense management initiatives
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  • Strong executive presence, communication and influencing skills with internal and external stakeholders
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"As a global organization that's making a difference in the lives of millions of people, UnitedHealth Group is used to challenge on a scale like no place else. Go on, reach deep into your skillset and join us to do your life's best work.(sm)
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"Optum, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, continues to evolve and make a bigger impact through its extensive expertise in combining technology, data and people to create novel health care solutions and services across the globe. OptumServe is following suit by creating and delivering care that meets the health needs of active duty service members, veterans and their families. We're partnering with federal and state government agencies to meet the readiness and health needs of active duty military members and veterans by providing preventive health screenings and assessments to ensure that troops are ready to answer the call of duty. For those who want to intensify their impact in a career that brings together challenge, learning and growth, OptumServe is the right place to do your life's best work.SM

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy

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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:Financial Consultant, financial, operational management , federal cost accounting , accounting, financial reporting, forecasting, Costpoint, Power BI, Cognos, Tableau, SQL, Hyperion Essbase, Microsoft Access, PeopleSoft, P&L management

Posted: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-03-21

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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