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Financial Consultant

United States, California, Irvine
March 26, 2023

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

As part of Finance Operations, you will play a critical role in gathering, analyzing, and reporting on the information needed by senior leaders that will enable them to make key decisions during our transformation. Your day-to-day work will support the creation of tools, frameworks, dashboards, and communications, working in a highly collaborative team and across corporate and market-level functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides financial support on performance tracking to help field operators meet growth targets & commitments, manage FTEs and control non-workforce expenses
  • Prepares monthly financial and operating reports with the ability to summarize results and explain variances in a clear and concise manner
  • Generates various reports of financial and operating data as requested by senior leadership
  • Collects and maintains potential synergy and integration initiatives and tracks value impacted
  • Supports forecasting & budgeting process on workforce items and collaborates with field operators to review FTEs / workforce planning
  • Manages the communication, financial analyses and presentations required for real estate capital approval process
  • Support ad-hoc special projects/analyses and produce financial models relating to IPA & Group Operations strategies, Clinician Services, and all other areas with financial impact on staffing and operations
  • Efficiently prepares high-quality PowerPoint and Excel deliverables to support executive reviews and update regional market performance
  • Identifies and recommends process standardization opportunities
  • Willingness to learn; takes initiative
  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate our company's commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care, and concern with each internal and external customer
  • Uses, protects, and discloses our patients' protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
  • Performs additional duties assigned

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 3+ years of experience as a Financial Analyst
  • Knowledge of financial planning and analysis concepts and principles.
  • Intermediate to Advanced skill level with Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in related area or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience within finance in healthcare
  • Experience with Essbase; Anaplan; or Hyperion

Knowledge Skills Abilities:

  • Solid leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to interact with all levels of organization including management
  • Excellent presentation skills

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

California Residents Only: The salary range for California residents is $67,800 to $133,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.