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Senior Business Analyst - Finance - San Antonio, TX

UnitedHealth Group

San Antonio, TX
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727714 Business Analyst Finance San Antonio TX

Senior Business Analyst - Finance - San Antonio, TX (727714)

Position Description

The Senior Business Analyst supports the VP, Finance by providing professional assistance, project management, recommendations on business need and performs operational management work covering a broad range of activities. The position is responsible for providing project coordination across multiple business units, analytical assessment of business problems, monitoring organizational performance, and identification of risk to operational plans. Develops various ad hoc reports and status updates to support initiatives.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the development of organizational objectives and short and long term goals

  • Build / maintain functional relationships with business area leadership and staff along with a general understanding of individual workflows

  • Partners with departmental leadership and staff to identify / define performance planning / measures, tracking and reporting objectives

  • Assists in leading and/or contributes to effective operational implementation of "New Payer" agreements

  • Conducts research and analyzes / interprets information on issues, proposals and problems and reviews findings with stakeholders

  • Collaborate cross departmentally to manage risk forecasting / mitigation, project progress and issue resolution efforts

  • Liaison between internal and external teams to help steer work stream communication to ensure response integrity

  • Maintain project and process knowledge bank to support best practice identification and implementation

  • Develop performance, project status, meeting correspondence and ad hoc reports for consumption by various levels of management

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of data analysis / healthcare operations experience

  • 2+ years of finance / financial analysis experience

  • 1+ years of experience in project management

  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's in Health Administration, Finance, Public Health or Business Administration

  • PMP Certification

  • Certification and / or training in a nationally recognized Change Management Methodology

  • Basic understanding of concepts and practices of Six Sigma

  • Proven ability to successfully conceptualize an initiative, develop a plan and execute the plan through implementation

  • Ability to interact one on one and consult with all levels of executive management

  • Possession of strong analytical / statistical skills used in evaluating and analyzing data


Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team 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 analysis, healthcare operations, finance, project management, financial analysis, San Antonio, TX, Texas

Job Details

  • Contest Number727714
  • Job TitleSenior Business Analyst - Finance - San Antonio, TX
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • San Antonio, TX
    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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