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Responsible for overseeing cost/benefit and return on investment analysis as well as developing and maintaining project performance measures for all major initiatives and projects undertaken by Optum. General responsibilities include development of cost/benefit analysis and project measures, recording and reconciling actual project costs to projected costs, recording and reporting of project performance to senior management.


* Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrateOptums commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer.

* Participates in WPI projects as an ad hoc member to develop the necessary understanding of the project.

* Assesses and quantifies all project, capital and ongoing operating costs that will result from the project, as well as all potential benefits to be derived from the project.

* Provides conservative and independent analysis of the viability of the project.

* Prepares presentation of analysis for project team and senior management.

* Monitors and reports on actual costs and benefits as compared to projections.

* Determines appropriate measures for accurately gauging performance of project.

* Develops run-rate for current status of measures where available.

* Develops charts and other reporting tools to depict projected performance.

* Prepares routine and ad hoc schedules, statements, reports and analysis as necessary.

* Manages department performance based on budgets and standards. Participates in annual budget process as well as in the formulation of department policies and procedures and other department standards.

* Maintains department policies and procedures manual as well as department training and development programs.

* Identifies areas for streamlining processes involving staff and systems resources.

* Uses, protects, and discloses Optum patients protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

* Performs additional duties as assigned.


* Bachelors degree from a four-year college and/or a professional certification requiring formal education beyond a two-year college.

* Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.


* Over 3 years and up to and including 5 years of experience


You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations.

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 symptoms via phone system) or a 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.


Supervisory experience preferred



* Computer literate.

* In-depth understanding of finance, management and financial policies, and tax regulations.

* Good communication skills.

* Ability to interface effectively with staff and external customers.

* Ability to work independently and use judgment.

* Ability to supervise and train staff.

Careers with Optum. Heres the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here youll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your lifes best work.(SM)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are 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. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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