UnitedHealth Group: Data Analyst – Global Finance [Minnetonka, MN]

UnitedHealth Group is seeking a Data Analyst - Global Finance in Minnetonka, MN to own the construction, development and maintenance of the analytical datasets that support the UnitedHealthcare Global finance team.

At: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka, MNUnitedHealth Group
Web: www.unitedhealthgroup.com
Position: Data Analyst - Global Finance

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Position Description

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

We are seeking a Data Analyst to own the construction, development and maintenance of the analytical datasets that support the UnitedHealthcare Global finance team.  This role will be instrumental in partnering with the business, finance and IT to identify, aggregate and analyze data to transform it into actionable business decision support reporting.  The role will have visibility to the drivers and business metrics of all of the UnitedHealthcare Global product lines and will be an important asset to the finance team and business leaders.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interface with business leaders and build relationships in support of reporting and analysis
  • Update, modify, and tie out the detailed financial datasets to support the metrics that drive business performance
  • Partner with IT and functional owners to identify necessary data needs and build a plan around aggregation of the data into the financial tools
  • Document the data sources and processes to maintain the datasets
  • Partner with Finance Leadership to define and develop enhanced analytics to answer business questions
  • Provide insight and support in development of best practices of data management and accuracy
  • Collaborating with finance team colleagues and peers to drive business solutions and identify opportunities for innovation
  • Working in a team environment on projects that aim to solve ambiguous business problems, support requirements gathering as well as design and development of the deliverables within the agreed SLAs
  • Gather and analyze business requirements
  • Develop technical specifications and implement solutions that fulfill business needs
  • Develop, enhance, integrate Data Warehouses/Data Marts and Business Intelligence Solutions
  • Test Data Warehouses/Data Marts
  • Deploy and Maintain Data Warehouses/Data Marts
  • Lead maintenance and development efforts around the Medical Loss Ratio Tools
  • Participate in various projects
  • Opportunity to bring an innovative voice to the team, especially regarding new tools and techniques that could benefit the team
  • Organize and present information via presentations to suit the needs and understanding of the audience

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of Data Engineering, Data Mapping, and/or Data Management
  • 3+ years of Professional IT experience in a large enterprise environment
  • Intermediate skill in SQL (Data Aggregation, table joins, CASE, CAST, INSERTS, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Access (setting up a database, writing scripts, connecting to external datasets)
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (macros, pivot tables, complex formulas, conditional formatting etc.)
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Advanced SQL skills (Queries/Data Selection, Complex Queries, Data Definition, Data Modification, and Programming Techniques)
  • Logical, detailed oriented thought process with the ability to breakdown complex problems into individual root causes
  • Financial and/or Accounting background
  • Experience working with financial data sets
  • Hyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft experience
  • Project management experience
  • Healthcare experience

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is 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.