UnitedHealth Group FP & A Senior Financial Analyst - Schaumburg, IL in Schaumburg, Illinois

We’re one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you’ll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you’re empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You’ll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There’s no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life’s best work.(sm)

The FP&A Senior Financial Analyst plays a key role within OptumRx, a fast-paced, high growth (both organic and through M&A), exciting organization. This is a “go-to” position that supports strategic initiatives, builds management reporting and provides insight for key business decisions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support monthly Revenue and Gross Margin forecast process which includes performing financial and variance analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and preparing financial reports

  • Improve financial status by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends and recommending actions to management

  • Prepare meaningful, decision enabling financial reports that clearly articulate key drivers and suggest action plans

  • Increase productivity by developing automated procedures that optimize data efficiency and quality

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to enhance decisions and improve profitability

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in conjunction with forecasting and reporting process

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in Finance/Accounting or Business Management or a related field

  • 1+ years of experience performing financial and variance analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and preparing financial reports

  • Proficient in Excel (pivot table, vlookup, sumif)

  • Proven ability to work on and manage multiple projects within tight timelines

  • Analytical, quantitative, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Self-motivated to work independently and also be a team player

  • Demonstrated ability to work with other and communicate effectively (both verbal and written)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft experience

  • PBM Pharmacy or Related Field Experience

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.

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