Data Reporting Analyst - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Atlanta Georgia

United States

Information Technology
(No Timezone Provided)

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)

Job Purpose:

  • To support the submission of timely, accurate, and complete regulatory reports, associated audits, and responses to regulatory inquiries, including internal and external ad-hoc requests

This individual will:

  • Be responsible for managing the completion and submission of all regulatory financial reports for select Medicaid markets
  • Coordinate the completion of regulatory audits of these financial regulatory reports, working with appropriate state personnel, business unit financial and operational staff
  • Be responsible for fielding regulatory desk review inquiries and any supplemental ad-hoc requests
  • Analyze, design, develop, and implement data and process models related to new Medicaid programs, products, and/or area expansion requirements

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports
  • Perform account reconciliations and analyses and review accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles
  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Review the work of others
  • Support the accurate completion of all required financial regulatory reporting within mandated timelines
  • Ensure that regulatory financial reports are compliant with regulatory requirements
  • Review applicable state Medicaid communications and stay current on multiple state Medicaid financial reporting requirements
  • Coordinate the preparation of written responses to routine inquiries and questions received from state Medicaid regulatory agencies related to the financial regulatory reports
  • Regularly update management as regulatory reporting requirements change
  • Support a wide range of state Medicaid reporting efforts
  • Review and interpret financial statements, including balance sheet, statement of operations, and cash flow
  • Validate and reconcile data received from multiple sources (i.e. claims processing systems, financial data repositories, Microsoft Excel and Access models, general ledger, etc.)
  • Cross-check and complete final data validation of tables and/or exhibits related to the required Medical regulatory filings, including robust data analyses
  • Participate in process improvement and automation initiatives designed to reduce the number of man hours involved with the filing processes and increase accuracy of reported data
  • Work extensively with cross-functional areas (IT, Actuarial, Medical Economics, and Health Plan Accounting), especially during times of business and technological changes. Understand the implications of these changes and be able to operationalize the changes in the least disruptive way

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 mathematics, Statistics, Business Administration, Actuarial Sciences, Finance, or related field
  • 3+ years experience in Data Analytics and/or Financial Reporting.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and Statutory Accounting Principles
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access, Word)
  • Analytical skills, project management skills, and attention to detail
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform effectively in matrix relationships
  • Ability to understand and influence the necessary and appropriate actions to ensure completion and submission of all required regulatory reports and mandated timelines
  • Expertise in data analytics, financial analysis and critical thinking ('outside the box')
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to work with all levels of management across all functional areas as well as local, regional, and corporate entities
  • Leadership skills, including 'change agent' capability, working with management to identify value-added opportunities and develop creative approaches to problem solving related to financial regulatory reporting
  • Demonstrate technical and financial understanding of data repositories, contracts, claim system operations, and the resulting manipulation of data into financial regulatory reporting
  • Knowledge of proficiency of relational databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in preparing financial reporting for regulatory agencies
  • Healthcare Insurance experience
  • Financial and/or Accounting experience handling regulated entities
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financials, SAS/SQL, and Visual Basic, and Microsoft Query

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans wherever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. 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

*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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Data Reporting Analyst - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Atlanta Georgia

United States

Information Technology

(No Timezone Provided)

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)

Job Purpose:

  • To support the submission of timely, accurate, and complete regulatory reports, associated audits, and responses to regulatory inquiries, including internal and external ad-hoc requests

This individual will:

  • Be responsible for managing the completion and submission of all regulatory financial reports for select Medicaid markets
  • Coordinate the completion of regulatory audits of these financial regulatory reports, working with appropriate state personnel, business unit financial and operational staff
  • Be responsible for fielding regulatory desk review inquiries and any supplemental ad-hoc requests
  • Analyze, design, develop, and implement data and process models related to new Medicaid programs, products, and/or area expansion requirements

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports
  • Perform account reconciliations and analyses and review accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles
  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Review the work of others
  • Support the accurate completion of all required financial regulatory reporting within mandated timelines
  • Ensure that regulatory financial reports are compliant with regulatory requirements
  • Review applicable state Medicaid communications and stay current on multiple state Medicaid financial reporting requirements
  • Coordinate the preparation of written responses to routine inquiries and questions received from state Medicaid regulatory agencies related to the financial regulatory reports
  • Regularly update management as regulatory reporting requirements change
  • Support a wide range of state Medicaid reporting efforts
  • Review and interpret financial statements, including balance sheet, statement of operations, and cash flow
  • Validate and reconcile data received from multiple sources (i.e. claims processing systems, financial data repositories, Microsoft Excel and Access models, general ledger, etc.)
  • Cross-check and complete final data validation of tables and/or exhibits related to the required Medical regulatory filings, including robust data analyses
  • Participate in process improvement and automation initiatives designed to reduce the number of man hours involved with the filing processes and increase accuracy of reported data
  • Work extensively with cross-functional areas (IT, Actuarial, Medical Economics, and Health Plan Accounting), especially during times of business and technological changes. Understand the implications of these changes and be able to operationalize the changes in the least disruptive way

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 mathematics, Statistics, Business Administration, Actuarial Sciences, Finance, or related field
  • 3+ years experience in Data Analytics and/or Financial Reporting.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and Statutory Accounting Principles
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access, Word)
  • Analytical skills, project management skills, and attention to detail
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform effectively in matrix relationships
  • Ability to understand and influence the necessary and appropriate actions to ensure completion and submission of all required regulatory reports and mandated timelines
  • Expertise in data analytics, financial analysis and critical thinking ('outside the box')
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to work with all levels of management across all functional areas as well as local, regional, and corporate entities
  • Leadership skills, including 'change agent' capability, working with management to identify value-added opportunities and develop creative approaches to problem solving related to financial regulatory reporting
  • Demonstrate technical and financial understanding of data repositories, contracts, claim system operations, and the resulting manipulation of data into financial regulatory reporting
  • Knowledge of proficiency of relational databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in preparing financial reporting for regulatory agencies
  • Healthcare Insurance experience
  • Financial and/or Accounting experience handling regulated entities
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financials, SAS/SQL, and Visual Basic, and Microsoft Query

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans wherever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. 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

*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.

Job Keywords: Sr. Data Reporting Analyst, SQL, Excel, Finance, Accounting, Large data sets, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Pittsburg, PA, Pennsylvania, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote, Work from home, Work at home