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Sr. Pharmacy Finance Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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755430 Sr Pharmacy Finance Analyst Eden Prairie MN

Sr. Pharmacy Finance Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN (755430)

Position Description

We're changing the way health care works for the better. That means consulting with our members, partnering with our physicians, and delivering drugs in the most efficient and effective way. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate as an integral team member to:
  • Create financial forecasts and track performance as well as other key metrics for the self-funded book of commercial pharmacy business
  • Refine and re-tool the forecasting process to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Provide insight and identify opportunities for the business based on forecast and performance
  • Identify issues/unusual performance and provide meaningful explanations and insights as well as help develop mitigation plans
  • Analyze/interpret the results of the analysis and develop appropriate conclusions and recommendations
  • Evaluate market events and business issues and quantify the impact on book of business
  • Support Ad Hoc pharmacy cost and utilization analytics
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify and develop business questions for analytic investigation (e.g., utilization analysis)
  • Utilize applicable data/analytical tools to extract and analyze data (e.g., SAS, SQL, Excel, Tableau, Access)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years of business experience with emphasis in financial or actuarial analysis or other analytical functions
  • 2+ years of experience in the Healthcare or Pharmacy field
  • 2+ years of SAS programming experience
  • Analytic expertise to identify relevant and actionable study components
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • BS or BA in Health Economics, Statistics, Actuarial, Healthcare services research, Finance, Business, or related
  • PBM experience 
  • Strong Pharmacy claims experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to organize work effectively and efficiently

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: Actuarial, Financial, Analysis, SAS, Healthcare, Claims, SQL, Access, Tableau, Utilization, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number755430
  • Job TitleSr. Pharmacy Finance Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

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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