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Business Analyst - Cypress, CA On-site

UnitedHealth Group

Cypress, CA
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738106 Business Analyst Cypress CA Onsite

Business Analyst - Cypress, CA On-site (738106)

Position Description

As a Business Analyst, you'll have the opportunity to report and analyze data to support the client relationship. You will provide AdHoc reporting and analysis on client claims utilization, identifying trends, performance, and financial impact. As a key resource, you must maintain a high degree of accuracy along with attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to always meet deadlines. Success in this role will require ability to think analytically, be flexible, dynamic, self-driven, and deliver high quality work!  The question is how effective can you be in interpreting and analyzing large amounts of information from multiple sources and use it to tell a meaningful story?  Sound like your kind of challenge? Join a Fortune 6, industry leader and find out how you can be a part of something life changing for millions.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Intake reporting requests, understand requestor’s needs/intent, and produce informative, meaningful and actionable results
  • Create, analyze, and summarize ad-hoc and/or recurring reports
  • Run reports and build queries in Online Reporting and other business intelligence systems
  • Investigate claims to validate client benefit setup and identify errors
  • Research and analyze data sets to identify patterns and trends such as client performance, drug spend, member utilization, formulary disruptions
  • Assess reporting results through data investigation, analysis, trending, and evaluation
  • Provide analytical explanations, interpretations, and recommendations for data results
  • Assume responsibility for data integrity and ongoing quality control of delivered reports
  • Create and maintain documentation outlining methodologies, analysis process, and findings/conclusions
Core Competencies
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy (specifically focused on calculations, interpretation, and presentation)
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently and prioritize effectively
  • Ability to work in a dynamic setting and work well under pressure is essential
  • Analytical thinker, with ability to quickly grasp complex issues and problem solve
  • Strong organizational skills to track requests and deliverables, and meet deadlines
  • Adaptable to work independently and in a group setting to achieve overall departmental goals
  • Dedication to make continuous improvements in all areas of responsibility
  • Focus on quality and accuracy of own work
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or comparable experience
  • 2+ years of experience with financial and analytical data manipulation
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel: v-lookups, pivot tables, complex conditional formulas, etc.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Access: create tables, run queries, data manipulation, unions/joins
  • Experience with PC-based software programs and automated database management systems (SQL, SAS, Aginity, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Health Administration
  • Knowledge of PBM, pharmacy claims, healthcare, and benefit structure
  • Prior PBM or healthcare experience
At UnitedHealth Group, you'll work with an elite team that has the creativity and passion to stay ahead of constant change. This is a challenging role that creates an opportunity to grow and develop while doing 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: PBM, Analyst. SQL, Cypress, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number738106
  • Job TitleBusiness Analyst - Cypress, CA On-site
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Cypress, CA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

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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