Chief Financial Officer - Optum Serve - Washington, DC or Eden Prairie, MN

UHG Eden Prairie, MN

About the Job

No industry is moving faster than health care, and no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. You'll help improve the health of millions and you'll do your life's best work.

This high profile leadership role will partner with Optum Leadership to drive growth in OptumServe.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead the overall Finance function as a key member of the OptumServe Leadership team in a high growth and rapidly changing business
  • Build relationships, both internal and external, to effectively operate the business in a highly matrix organization while delivering value to customers, enabling high growth and providing profitable returns
  • Proactively manage, and own execution of, the business to meet financial and other commitments while helping transition the business through several growth cycles
  • Partner with business/department owners to deliver on their financial commitments
  • Evolve and build the organization to create a high performing team that can deliver on the demands of OptumServe
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory actions
  • Drive development and evaluation of bids and purchasing contracts, and participate in sales as needed
  • Evaluate and implement appropriate structures and systems to enable the business to pursue a variety of government contracts while enforcing policies and procedures
  • Ensure strong partnership with Optum Corporate on accounting matters and help drive cash management for OptumServe 
  • Ownership of timely and accurate preparation and analysis of budgets, financial forecasts, and trends
  • Reports to OptumHealth CFO with responsibility to OptumServe.  Role has potential succession to other OptumServe leadership roles

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in managing and leading large complex programs in matrix organizations
  • 15 or more years of financial and business management experience
  • 10 or more years of experience in a leadership role
  • Strong business and financial acumen. Ability to anticipate planning, forecasting, and operational issues; determine the impact, and develop and implement an appropriate action plan
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in managing and leading large complex programs in matrix organizations
  • Past experience in a Federal and or government market space

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Significant experience with and leadership in complying with all requirements of government contracting across Optum (FAR, CAS)
  • Past employment by a Federal market

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. 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. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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.