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Financial Data Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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762036 Financial Data Analyst Eden Prairie MN

Financial Data Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN (762036)

Position Description

Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

The Financial Data Analyst with in the Optum Rx Industry Relations function will contribute to the financial oversight of Client contract management through financial and network price modeling, forecasting and pharmacy data analysis.  The Analyst will pull and organize data, and will conduct various analyses in support of financial contract terms with Optum clients based upon drug utilization and trends. Responsibilities also include; managing complex financial models around drug utilization and trend, establishing ongoing price targets, performance reporting, and associated financial reporting and forecasting.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Management of Client Contract Financial Guarantees
  • Provide detailed analyses at both the Client and book of business levels identifying risk and opportunity to Industry Relations Management
  • Provide ad hoc consultative analyses to internal and external clients
  • Works closely with Industry Relations management to prioritize internal and external analyses
  • Analyze cost trend driven by client utilization patterns and industry dynamics
  • Forecasting client financial performance for budgetary needs
  • Other ad-hoc projects as needed
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, Business Information Systems, Finance, Mathematics, Economics or the like
  • 1+ years of full time experience in a quantitative/analytical role working with large data sets
  • 1+ years of experience in data mining and analysis
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel (formulas, charts, graphs, pivot tables, etc..)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Database experience (SQL, SAS, Access or similar) 
  • PBM or healthcare experience
    Experience using Alteryx and/or Tableau
Required Soft Skills:
  • Ability to communicate and present information to internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively and proactively in a dynamic, fast paced and constantly changing environment
  • Team player and strong ability to work with other disciplines across companies
  • Able to work independently to achieve overall departmental goals
  • Self-starter, demonstrated ability to structure own work, design and drive projects from their inception through to completion
  • Strategic thinker, able to quickly grasp complex issues
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:  data, analytics, date warehouse, data mining, Excel, SAS, SQL, Tableau, Eden Prairie, financial modeling, reporting, risk assessment, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number762036
  • Job TitleFinancial Data Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyNetwork Contracting and Pricing
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    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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