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Associate Director Finance - Schaumburg, IL

UnitedHealth Group

Schaumburg, IL
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760944 Associate Director Finance Schaumburg IL

Associate Director Finance - Schaumburg, IL (760944)

Position Description

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 ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Finance Director is responsible for various financial functions including business analytics, annual planning and quarterly forecasting, metrics reporting and ad-hoc analysis. This person will also create in-depth financial models and analysis of company financial and operational metrics to evaluate and influence numerous aspects of the company's business performance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generating annual financial plans and quarterly forecasts for individual Medicaid programs
  • Membership analysis and impact on revenue payments and medical trend
  • Monthly analysis of medical expense results, premium yields, identifying trends, variances and potential performance opportunities and/or concerns at the market level
  • Providing finance support around existing contract reviews and new business opportunities
  • Partner with Field-based leaders to understand and control operating expenses
  • Workforce productivity reviews and developing annual / quarterly FTE plans / forecasts
  • Lead development of business / financial case for specific initiatives or capital investments
  • Proactively seek opportunities to improve processes and identify areas of improvement
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects and evaluate new business opportunities

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • 5 or more years of progressive financial planning and analysis experience
  • 5 or more years of supervisory experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with enterprise financial systems such as PeopleSoft / Oracle
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency with Tableau and Alteryx
  • PBM, Healthcare, or insurance experience

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)


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.   


Job Keywords: associate director, finance, Schaumburg, IL, Illinois


Job Details

  • Contest Number760944
  • Job TitleAssociate Director Finance - Schaumburg, IL
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentOptum Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Schaumburg, IL
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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