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Senior Financial Consultant (Budgets) - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Financial Consultant supports business operations throughout WellMed Corporate. This role will provide financial analysis and support calculating forecasting principles and tools in order to support business owners financial budget planning. The senior financial consultant will review budget expenses and costs in order to determine influence factors for hiring baselines and ratio calculation methodologies. This person will also support business owners in building dynamic fiscal models for resource costs and multi-year road mapping that multiple business units can leverage. This individual will also create detailed documentation and standard operating procedures for calculation methodologies throughout these areas. This person will also provide leadership and support to the business units and be able to present calculation methodology, validation practices, and principles to senior executives. This person will also create audit processes and reporting for continued refinement and updates to forecasting models. This individual must be able to clearly articulate business issues with recommended solutions in the context of a fast-paced and high-growth $3 billion company. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the comprehensive development and ownership of detailed strategic financial models and assumptions.
  • Responsible for the comprehensive development and ownership of Financial Planning & Analysis reports and tools including Dashboards and Key Performance Indicators.
  • Research applicable accounting and finance standards to ensure compliance with tools being implemented.
  • Makes recommendations to improve current financial processes and tools.
  • Effectively creates report and tool prototypes to be shared with Development Team for implementation.
  • Analyze variances by department using PeopleSoft.
  • Lead recurring meetings with Department Heads to review monthly variances.
  • Train users on new financial reports and tools.
  • Effectively partners with cross functional teams to discuss and replicate best practices.
  • Design and maintain internal controls to prevent inaccuracies in Financial information
  • Timely and accurate loading of financial data into Budget application.
  • Identify, investigate, and analyze potential operational improvements. Make proposals for operational changes (policy, procedures, processes, etc.).
  • Work with other departments when accounting information or skills are needed to support ongoing efforts of the Company.
  • Performs all other related duties as 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 Finance, Accounting or related field.
    • 6+ years of progressively responsible experience with Finance responsibilities within a major company or division of a large corporation.
    • Experience with BI analytic tools for reporting (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau, etc).
    • Solid Financial Modeling and Budgeting/Forecasting skills and experience. Ability to analyze financial data and patterns, and prepare financial statements.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic working environment with many near term and long-term deliverables.
    • Solid ability to work collaboratively and influence across several departments for successful management initiatives.
    • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to perform mathematical computations, and compute ratios/percentages accurately and quickly required.
    • Great communication and management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently under time sensitive deadlines.
    • Exhibits great attention to detail and proven ability to organize data effectively.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
    • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration preferred or equivalent certification (e.g. CPA, CMA).
      • Health care industry knowledge Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 380,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance. 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. Job Keywords: BI analytic, PowerBI, Tableau, Financial Modeling, Budgeting, Forecasting, optum, wellmed, healthcare, San Antonio, TX, Texas, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work from home, Work at home, Remote, Irvine, CA, California, Phoenix, AZ, Arizona, Denver, CO, Colorado, Chicago, IL, Illinois, Baltimore, MD, Maryland

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