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Senior Financial Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN - 940176

Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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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)

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Develop, translate, and report on unit cost measure across Optum, where appropriate, to drive better decision making and reduce overall total cost of care across our business portfolios
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  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the Optum cost structure, in close partnership with business unit finance teams
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  • Partner with business unit FP&A teams to review operating cost metrics and processes, and understand underlying cost drivers""
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    • Understand, examine, and articulate direct, indirect, fixed, and variable cost pools, including chargebacks, controllable and non-controllable costs
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    • Understand what drives costs in each business
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  • Workforce / FTE analytics""
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    • Collaborate with Human Capital Analytics team to define and drive relevant reporting based on needs and data availability
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    • Analyze trends; inform forecasting process and document assumptions
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    • Enhance FTE reporting and insights through a closer partnership with business units during forecast cycles
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    • Analyze and synthesize external contract labor data to identify opportunities, set targets and work with segment finance teams to monitor progress against established goals and targets. Research high dollar contractor lists
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    • Obtain a deeper understanding behind workforce savings commitments and monitor
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    • Requisition governance analysis
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    • Partner with ES&P to analyze travel trends, contract labor and professional fees trends and cost savings opportunities, governance, and reporting cadence
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  • Reporting""
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    • Complete monthly SG&A portrait reporting views
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    • Create and maintain and Optum SG&A monthly scorecard
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    • Track cost savings initiatives
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    • Identify and implement solutions to automate and streamline data collection and reporting
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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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keywords: financial consultant, FP&A, financial planning and analysis, SG&A, corporate finance, cost analysis

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting
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  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Financial Planning & Analysis and/or Cost Management
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  • Experience presenting complex financial data to management
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  • Expert level of proficiency with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)
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UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

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Already Fortune 5, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

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Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

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Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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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: Senior Financial Consultant, Cost Analytics, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Posted: 2021-07-03 Expires: 2021-08-13

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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