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Financial Data Analyst - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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740906 Financial Data Analyst Minnetonka MN

Financial Data Analyst - Minnetonka, MN (740906)

Position Description

Sure you could find a career that satisfies you, but what about one that inspires you? We're in the business of helping make the health care system work better for everyone. That means we need people who know how to bring it every single day. As a Senior Financial Analyst, you'll collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who impact decisions that help millions live healthier lives. This is where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

This position is part of a team responsible for management and execution of our provider incentive programs known as Additional Compensation Programs (ACP) including system setup and maintenance; incentive reporting, calculation and distribution; and incentive research and reconciliation.  As part of this team, the Sr. Financial Analyst will be the involved in the processes around the reporting, calculation and distribution of incentive payments.  This includes direct involvement and analysis in areas such as provider income statements, month end close process, and payment documentation including preparation and submission of payment requests. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare provider income statements
  • Reconcile, analyze and review network income statements in preparation for month end close
  • Research stakeholder questions and provide solutions
  • Document process changes and procedural documents
  • Coordinate with other teams both internally and externally involved with the process
  • Must be comfortable working with complex Excel spreadsheets, calculations, and pivot tables
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Assist in developing and maintaining clear communication channels with key stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Skilled at problem solving, follow-through and resolution
  • Ensure sufficient documentation is available (and provided) to support audits including current/historical documentation of operational procedures and incentive records
  • Perform analyses of issues, participate in development of potential solutions, and make recommendations to ensure accurate and timely resolution
  • Recommend and drive process improvements
  • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed
  • Serves as a resource to others
  • Experience with financial operations is beneficial
  • Other projects as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in finance (or related field) or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Excel including, Access, Word required; PowerPoint  
  • 1 year of experience
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.  Ability to analyze, interpret and implement incentive plans
  • Ability to learn and understand the interdependencies of computer systems quickly
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills.  Ability to communicate effectively with multiple levels within and outside the company

  • Possesses written communication skills enabling independent handling of correspondence and proofreading of complex legal agreements, letters, reports and other documents

  • Ability to help others work independently, prioritize work and meet deadlines

  • Demonstrated customer service skills in a professional business environment

  • Tact, diplomacy and sensitivity to respect confidential information

  • Work schedule flexibility, including availability for overtime as needed

  • Participation in the development/maintenance of computer systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • VBA, Visio
  • Previous experience with incentive or commission processes and systems
  • Previous experience with Medicare and/or the healthcare insurance industry


Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.


Keywords: financial analyst, accounting, data sets, large data sets, financial statements

Job Details

  • Contest Number740906
  • Job TitleFinancial Data Analyst - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Finance

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, 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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