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UnitedHealth Group Sr. Network Pricing Consultant - Telecommute in EST or CST in Greensboro, North Carolina

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

It's a big step forward when you realize that you've earned the trust to lead a team. Now, let's determine just how big that step can be. Take on this managerial role with UnitedHealth Group and you'll be part of a team that's out to strike the balance between health care costs and resources. Managing a team responsible for performing unit cost and contract valuation analysis, you'll ensure that health care contracts are priced accurately and fairly for all involved. As you do, you'll discover the impact you want and the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 7 leader.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, organizing, producing analyses and reporting that will support the Individual Exchange (IEX) initiative. Through strategic partnership, this role will leverage internal and external assets to build and maintain actionable financial models to inform business decisions related to the long-term sustainability of IEX business.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the Eastern or Central Timezones as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

Financial Modeling and Strategic Analysis:

  • Financial modeling to support actuarial, financial and utilization analyses related to product and pricing initiatives

  • Perform various ad hoc projects in a timely and accurate manner

  • Identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems

  • Critically evaluate information obtained from multiple sources and reconcile discrepancies

  • Ensure strong data and process transparency to support methodology integrity and delegation of tasks and responsibilities for department learning opportunities and growth

Business Partnership:

  • Demonstrate a customer service mindset

  • Partner with Healthcare Economics Teams, Network Contracting and various stakeholders to understand and distinguish requests from the underlying true need

  • Proactively anticipate business needs and develop solutions to meet them

  • Effectively summarize information while providing supporting data to a variety of audiences

  • Support operational and product partners with strategic insights into financial metrics

Innovation and Process Improvement:

  • Seek opportunities to improve processes and identify areas of improvement specifically related to data reliability, efficiency and quality (Implement and scale best practices)

  • Assist in building, supporting, enhancing and maintaining reports, models and dashboards

  • Successfully deploy new processes, tools and models to include construing and change management

  • Establish quality control measures to ensure accuracy and integrity of data used to feed forecasts and metrics to support internal and external stakeholders

  • Create and maintain applicable project documentation for assigned initiatives

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

  • 4+ years of experience in a financial, business or similar data analyst role with an emphasis on forecasting and analytics of large data sets

  • 4+ years of experience related to process improvement, benchmarking, and evaluation of business processes

  • 4+ years of experience assisting in the preparation of financial and/or executive dashboards and presentations

  • Demonstrated progression of technical expertise related to acquisition of new tools and methodologies

  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office based software (Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

  • Experience successfully managing expectations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Intermediate knowledge of SQL and VBA in Microsoft Office Products

  • PowerBi or Tableau experience

  • Visio experience

  • Excellent communication, time / project management, problem solving and organization skills

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)

*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. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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: pricing, finance, network, Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home

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