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Financial Accounting Systems Analyst – Columbia, MD or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group, the parent organization of UnitedHealthcare and Optum, is one of the world’s leading diversified health care companies.

UnitedHealthcare is a company that’s on the rise. We’re expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Sure, you could find a career that satisfies you, but what about one that inspires you? We’re in the business of helping make the health care system work better for everyone. That means we need people who know how to bring it every single day. As a Senior Financial Analyst, you’ll collaborate with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who impact decisions that help millions live healthier lives.’

Positions in this function generate forecasts and analyze trends in sales, SG&A, provider performance, product line profitability, membership, medical costs, premium yields, and other areas of business. Researches economic progressions to assist with the organization’s financial planning. Presents findings and recommendations to management. May include responsibility for budget planning and analysis.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Utilize systems and automation to drive and improve accurate general ledger activity and financial reporting
  • Take a leadership role in supporting projects as a Subject Matter Expert including; requirements analysis, writing and execution of test cases, and modification of business processes
  • Operate in an Agile Environment
  • Help create User Stories for User Acceptance Testing and complete UAT testing
  • Drive process improvements including developing innovative approaches for increased efficiency and effectiveness
  • Audit newly implemented plans and contracts for financial reporting impacts; share new policy data with other team members to ensure FTS Tagging is set up appropriately
  • Perform root-cause analysis and collaborate with various departments to resolve group structure and or other underlying issues impacting Financial Tagging
  • Conduct meetings to share information and review status updates for all projects, tagging, and new business configuration, including issue tracking and resolutions
  • Support the integration of financial systems for new acquisitions

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 Business, Accounting, Finance, Health Administration or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in business/finance with analysis and reporting experience
  • Experience with querying large data sets
  • Ideal candidate for this role has accounting experience or education but is interested in utilizing systems and automation to drive and enhance financial reporting
  • High level of proficiency with MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare or insurance industry experience
  • Project experience
  • Understanding of SAS and/or SQL
  • Understanding of data storage structures
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and intellectual curiosity with the ability resolve issues/questions
  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills with attention to detail
  • Solid Time Management, prioritization and organization skills
  • Self-confident with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Energetic and forward-thinking team player
  • High ethical standards
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate with various teams throughout UHC
  • Ability to internalize, interpret and document complex scenarios clearly and concisely
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let’s talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 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)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $54,400 to $97,000. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $60,000 to $106,700. 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.

All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AffirmativSe 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 bylower 48 law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group, the parent organization of UnitedHealthcare and Optum, is one of the world’s leading diversified health care companies.

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