Sr Financial Analyst - Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group ( Learn More )

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Job Description If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
Primary Responsibilities:

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses (SG and A), management of reporting and analysis

Participate and oversee month-end close

Assist and drive SG and A efficiency initiatives

Develop and enhance SG and A management reporting

Identify and participate in cost cutting initiatives

Assist in developing business level cost metrics to enable business leaders to make informed decisions around pricing and FTE management

Participate and oversee month end process

Assist in the consolidation of SG&A month-end and quarterly forecast analysis

Assist in identifying, measuring, and reporting of SG&A productivity metrics, performance against previous periods

Manage and assist the creation of executive level management reporting packages on a monthly and quarterly basis
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent field  

5+ years of progressive professional experience in finance and/or accounting to include financial planning and analysis experience

Ability to effectively support/train and perform transactional based finance and accounting transactions

Ability to communicate across a matrixed organization and influence through indirect management.

Strong communication skills with all levels within an organization

Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)
Preferred Experience:

Previous consolidation experience

SG&A budgeting and forecasting experience

Hyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft experience

Healthcare background

Direct business and/or segment financial support experience
 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 Analysis, expense analysis
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