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Financial Analyst, Health Systems Operations - Nashville, TN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Nashville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a 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 reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)Optum Advisory Services is seeking a service-oriented Health System Operations Financial Analyst to facilitate and drive the expansion of operational insights through financial analysis and modeling within client health systems. This role will be responsible for leading efforts to elevate financial analysis and models to improve operations of the healthcare delivery system. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to improve existing financial models and processes to create new insights and capabilities related to operational effectiveness, quality outcomes, performance, and other related areas
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the best practices of financial analysis, ROI modeling and pro forma development for health system operations reporting and analytics
  • Create standardized financial models to be leveraged across multiple client teams and segments of the health system
  • Oversee lower-level team member analyst's workload and progression, including basic project timeline management and client communication
  • Partner with analytics principals to create solutions for the customers that effectively support all known requirements and answer the relevant questions about performance and opportunities for optimization
  • Partner with other subject matter domain leaders to infuse operational insights into the decision-making process for clinical, operational, financial, growth, and other focus areas
  • Develop and ensure effective documentation processesYou'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 (solid performance in accounting, economics, finance or related field preferred)
    • 2+ years of experience with Excel skills
    • 1+ years of experience with creating financial models from scratch and developing ad hoc financial analyses associated with health care system clients
    • 1+ years of experience managing a portfolio of projects or initiatives with minimal guidance
    • Please note that this role does not support Sponsorship, candidates must be authorized to live and work permanently in the United States
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliancePreferred Qualifications:
      • Subject matter expertise in a health care financial area such as payor contracting, provider contracting and compensation arrangements, network adequacy analysis, value-based care, population health, quality measures, regulatory compliance, finance, revenue cycle, provider engagement, etc.
      • Exposure to advanced query writing in VBA, SQL or another platform
      • Experience with tools such as SQL, Qlikview, Power BI and/or Tableau
      • Advanced degrees or certifications in Finance, Analytics, Public Health, Health Administration, Business, Biological Science, or Data Science
      • Experience guiding cross-functional efforts, with proven success in creating standardized financial model templates
      • Experience in the health care ecosystem, including understanding the relationship between payers and providers, and how financial analysis and analytics enables transformation
      • Ability to manage multiple client initiatives or projects simultaneously
      • Ability to communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing
      • Experience and credibility interacting with all levels of leadership
      • Experience managing a portfolio of analytical capabilities
      • Willingness to travel up to 10%To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 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. - - -Job Keywords: -Financial Analyst, Health Systems Operations, Healthcare, Health Care, Financial Analyst, Excel, Optum, OptumInsight, Optum Advisory Services, UHG, UnitedHealth Group, Nashville, TN, Tennessee

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