Associate Director, Business Analyst - Telecommute

United Health Group Inc.
Irvine, California, United States
USD 94,500.00 - 171,700.00 per year
16 Apr 2021
28 Apr 2021
Experience level
The continuous growth and success of our organization has led to this search for an Associate Director to join our team. The successful candidate will be involved in the pricing activities of RFPs (Requests For Proposals) and will acquire a breadth of knowledge in all financial/operational aspects of our business. This is an opportunity to have an impact on further business growth while enjoying the benefits of working for a Fortune 50 company, so take the next step and apply today.

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of highly motivated Financial Analysts in the activities listed below
  • Determine Pharmaceutical Rebate Pricing for the various products and services we offer, customized for each individual case using a variety of forecast models
  • Leverage business knowledge to propose solutions to business problems regularly in a dynamic work environment
  • Build and maintain financial models to assist in the economic analysis of market conditions
  • Gather, summarize and analyze detailed data. Strong aptitude for technical skills is required
  • Consult and recommend alternative pricing options and plan design changes based on economic analyses and trends
  • Assess the risk of pricing guarantees offered
  • Collaborate with the Underwriting, Sales, Proposals and Legal teams to project pricing and profit for a range of services and products the company offers
  • Create best practices to maximize efficiency and process workflow for projects with compressed timelines
  • Strategize and problem solve creatively to win new business
  • Evaluate client performance and compare forecasts with actuals
  • Audit forecasting tools for accuracy and troubleshoot variances in modeling
  • Review and complete Request for Proposals' questions and answers
  • Work on large cases and present pricing recommendations to executive management
  • Development and training of team members to reach maximum potential

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, Math or equivalent
  • 5+ years of financial analysis and financial modeling skills
  • 1+ year of management experience
  • Strong MS Excel and database querying skills
  • 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:
  • MBA, equivalent graduate degree, CPA or CFA
  • Healthcare or pharmaceutical background
  • Financial consulting or auditing experience
  • PBM and rebate expertise

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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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