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Financial Analyst - Philadelphia, PA

UnitedHealth Group

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739529 Financial Analyst Philadelphia PA

Financial Analyst - Philadelphia, PA (739529)

Position Description

Our finance professionals at OptumRx are engaged in the important work of making health care more affordable, simpler and easier for people to access. Now, more than ever we need finance and accounting professionals like you with the financial skills and discipline to help us achieve this goal. As a Senior Financial Analyst you'll impact millions of lives. You will collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who are writing the history of our organization and guiding our success as a global industry leader. Your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else. You'll find that this is place where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and perform  the analyses of business and financial metrics as well as performance measures
  • Develop and maintain detailed financial models in support of forecasting and annual budgeting processes
  • Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget
  • Understand and incorporate industry specific metrics into reports to highlight relevant trends and support fact-based business decisions
  • Work closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans and processes to improve profitability and cost efficiencies
  • Produce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a clear, compelling message for their stakeholders
  • Generate client invoices and supporting detail
  • Perform detailed billing reconciliation against client contracts

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent work experience
  • 3 or more years of financial and/or accounting experience
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hyperion Essbase, Planning and PeopleSoft Financials
  • SAS or SQL knowledge
    Relevant experience within managed care, health care, prescription benefit management or pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent data analysis / analytical skills / technical proficiency
Soft Skills:
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, internal clients and account representatives
  • Ability to handle high volume of activity in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to track several long-term projects at once and prioritize workload

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:  Financial Analyst, Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania


Job Details

  • Contest Number739529
  • Job TitleFinancial Analyst - Philadelphia, PA
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentOptum Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Philadelphia, PA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • 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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