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UnitedHealth Group Financial Analyst - Salt Lake City, UT in Salt Lake City, Utah

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliable. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing yourlife's best work. (sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provider Compensationand Incentive calculations

  • Performmonthly and quarterly calculations of provider productivity and qualityinitiatives that adjust their compensation

  • Developreporting results and present to Sr. Management and operations leadership

  • Presentingand educating physicians on compensation plans and incentives

  • SG&A management

  • Managethe reporting and analysis of SG&A month end close

  • Researchand understand business operations to identify cost cutting initiatives

  • Lead,track, and follow up with Sr. leaders on SG&A efficiency initiatives

  • Overseethe improvement of SG&A management reporting on a detailed and segmentedbasis to ensure cost tracking and containment with Sr. leaders

  • Partnerwith operational Sr. leaders to assist in setting statistical metrics to enhanceawareness of operational performance and decisions around FTE management

  • Forecasting, Budgeting& Monthly Financial Close

  • Partnerswith Sr. and departmental leaders to oversee the budget creation and periodicforecasting

  • Developscost/benefit analyses and staffing needs for key strategies or initiatives

  • Participatesand develops company-wide business plan and strategies

  • Assistsin performing monthly reporting around our financial close and varianceanalysis to budget or forecast

  • Acquisition Analysisand Presentation

  • Performdetailed financial and qualitative analysis on potential acquisitions ofprovider groups and network deals

  • Performvaluation analyses, including multi-year discounted cash flow calculations, andanalyses of tax return information

  • Capital Reporting andAnalysis

  • Participateand oversee month end capital closing process

  • Assistin capital project cost development and ongoing cost tracking

  • Maintainmaster files of capital projects, track capital funding status, and assist inenhancement of management reporting

  • Various strategicanalysis

  • Creationand management of ad hoc requests and reporting from Sr. Management

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 infinance or Accounting

  • 2+ years of progressiveprofessional experience in finance and/or accounting

  • Executive presence withstrong communication and influencing skills with internal and externalstakeholders (ability to translate highly complex concepts in ways that can beunderstood by a variety of audiences)

  • Leadership experiencewith the ability to develop others and create a positive team-based workenvironment

  • Advanced level ofproficiency with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an officesetting, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due tospace limitations.

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using theProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering yoursymptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approvedsymptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order tokeep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and localmasking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building,employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancingcannot be attained.


  • CPA license or MBAdegree

  • Experience in cost andpurchase accounting

  • Healthcare 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)

Diversitycreates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, geneticinformation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealthGroup is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug testbefore beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Forecasting, FP&A, Reporting, Salt Lake City, UT, Utah, West Valley City, West Jordan