Senior Financial Analyst

UnitedHealth Group
Birmingham, Pennsylvania, us
May 03, 2021
May 05, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Financial Consultant in the revenue team will be responsible for the revenue analysis and accounting activities in the Central Region including responsibilities for membership and revenue reconciliations, mid month and month end revenue and membership calculations, support for monthly financial closings, financial analyses and reporting.

If you are located in Minnetonka, MN, Hartford, CT, Philadelphia, PA areas , you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform and review the monthly financial reconciliations related to various revenue sources for the health plans in the Central region

  • Lead the process to resolve the exceptions coming out of membership and revenue reconciliations in partnership with the health plans and operations team

  • Recommend accounting entries to the general ledger and set up of accruals / reserves based on the monthly reconciliations

  • Perform the monthly billing and accrual process for different revenue sources to ensure accurate financial results within established timeframes

  • Research and evaluate trends and variances in health care revenues and receivables

  • Leverage technology to add controls and eliminate risk from financial processes

  • Prepare reports and analyses as required in support of the monthly financial closing process and ongoing financial activities

  • Implement policies and procedures for the revenue group, in consultation with the management

  • Participate and help in the standardization of revenue analysis and accounting processes across the organization

  • Prepare analyses required to support timely collection of accounts receivable

  • Provide internal service and support to project managers and field finance leads on various revenue related financial issues

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:

  • BS / BA in accounting, finance or equivalent field

  • CPA and / or MBA

  • 2+ years of progressive work experience in finance and accounting

  • Finance experience in a service, consulting or health insurance industry preferred

  • Computer and data management skills including experience with data warehouses, MS Access, relational databases

  • 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 similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medicaid Experience

  • SAS skills for data management

  • Structured query language (SQL)

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Solid process creation and improvement skills

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low- income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. 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.

*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/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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