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Executive Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Optum MA - 2229757



Accounting & Finance
Worcester, MA, USA · Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Opportunities with Optum Massachusetts (Atrius Health and Reliant Medical Group), part of the Optum family of businesses. Join a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led organization where you will work with talented peers on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. Here, we focus on delivering the best patient care, rather than volume. Through innovation and superior care management, we support patients and your well-being as a team member. Join a team at the forefront of value-based care and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Under direction of the Chief Financial Officer, Optum Massachusetts (d.b.a., as Atrius Health and Reliant Medical Group), the Executive Director, Financial Planning & Analysis Leader is responsible for leading financial planning and analysis within the alignment of financial goals and targets for Optum MA.

The ideal candidate would work a hybrid schedule in either our Worcester or Boston, Massachusetts offices or we are also open to remote candidates as well in other locations

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Executes quarterly forecast cycles, including Optum deliverables, alignment across the Massachusetts market and market narrative
  • Leads annual operating/ planning budget process with integration with forecast cycles, harmonizing across Optum MA
  • Develops five-year and long-range plans and tie into the forecast cycles
  • Provides FFS and SGA reporting, budgeting, forecasting and analytics
  • In alignment with the Optum market, leverages organizational analytic resources to complete financial reporting, including DMS, BUS, and other applications
  • Manages administration and reporting/analysis of quarterly cycles related to capital process
  • Conducts business and financial analysis’ that advance the strategic directive of Optum Massachusetts
  • Directs implementation of new Axiom modules and process development to create harmonization across market
  • Leads financial systems integration activities with Optum
  • Assists in the strategic transition of Atrius and Reliant finance teams into statewide structure
  • Explores and identifies opportunities for advancing business interests and works with various clinical and non-clinical departments to assess feasibility of potential initiatives and projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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:

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics or Accounting (or equivalent education, training or experience)
  • 8+ years of progressively responsible experience in Finance, at least 3 at the managerial level
  • Microsoft Suite of products proficiency
  • Budgeting process experience
  • Large healthcare organization experience
  • Concepts and methodologies with non-financial staff

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in use of financial forecasting techniques and applications
  • Healthcare experience in use of forecasting
  • Excellent written, verbal , and presentation communication skills, and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Team player, have solid interpersonal skills, and be capable of discussing complex

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, Washington, D.C. Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $122,100 to $234,700 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. 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.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.