Senior IT Financials Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN
February 23, 2018
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
UnitedHealth Group 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) Watch this video to learn more about Optum Technology Careers Primary Responsibilities: An outstanding candidate is needed to support multiple PeopleSoft General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Purchasing projects. The candidate will be involved in the end-to-end project life cycle from requirements gathering through testing, implementation and post-production support. Desired mix is 60% functional/40% technical.Candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication and relationship management skillsLeading customer-facing requirements gathering, fit-gap, and system walkthrough sessionsEager to learn process or systems, and drive to solve problems and perform root cause analysis Comfortable developing innovative approaches and charting a course of action in ambiguous situationsComfortable with standard AP and GL batch job functionality and ability to troubleshoot issues and errorsComfortable meeting with business users (in person and remotely) to document requirements, draft process flows, and present findings to a variety of stakeholders Researches new system functions or capabilities within PeopleSoft General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Purchasing, and trains others on key benefits, setup required, and constraints of new functionality Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet deadlines Provides explanations and information to others on topics within area of expertise and acts as a subject matter expert on process/business needs to testers, developers, and peersAct as the liaison between Business and Systems Analysts, Software Developers and project management groups in multiple sites and countriesConfigures the system based on business requirements, tests, and resolves system issues and defects during full project lifecycleAuthors and executes system tests to assure that new modifications/functionality meets requirements and anticipated benefitsInterfaces with offshore test team during testing phasesPositions in this function are involved in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation and/or ongoing support. Responsible for one or more areas of complex ERP projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge. Makes well-thought-out decisions on complex or ambiguous ERP implementation and support issues. Coordinates with users to determine requirements. Ensures that ERP system improvements are successfully implemented and monitored to increase efficiency.Generally work is self-directed and not prescribedWorks with less structured, more complex issuesServes as a resource to others
Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience4+ years of "back office" financial systems experience (Accounting, Payables, Receivables, General Ledger, Purchasing) experience4+ years of funct-technical experience with General Ledger, or Accounts Payable functionality2+ years of experience in leading or helping facilitate User Acceptance TestingIntermediate proficiency with Microsoft ExcelExperience facilitating requirements gathering or leading solution brainstorming sessionsAbility to manage tasks and deliverables utilizing basic Project Management techniques (including but not limited to creating project plans with milestones, tracking deliverables, providing status, managing issues / risks)Preferred Qualifications:Ability to write SQL queries and navigate through code to troubleshoot issuesExperience with payment files and banking interfaces (checks and electronic payments)Experience as a payment or purchasing analystExperience working with test plans and test casesUnderstanding of data gathering/analysis methodsIntermediate level of proficiency with Excel, Access, PowerPoint, VisioKnowledge of the Software (System) Development Life CycleExperience with non-US business customers and team membersExperience with Agile Scrum methodologyExperience with Fluid Navigation functionalityExperience customizing BI Publisher reports (checks, specifically)Prior development experience Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do 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. Keywords: Business analyst, Peoplesoft, back-office peoplesoft, financials, Accounting, Payables, Receivables, General Ledger, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, User Acceptance Testing,excel, Project Management, SQL queries, payment analyst, purchasing analyst, test plans, test cases, Software (System) Development Life Cycle, SDLC, Agile, Scrum, Fluid Navigation, BI Publisher reports, development, Minnesota, eden prairie, MN
Internal Number: 754840
About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.