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Associate, Corporate Business Development - Minnetonka, MN more...
Location:Minnetonka Beach, MN
First posted:March 31, 2017

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)

Positions in this function define, analyze, perform due diligence, negotiate and implement external relationships such as partnerships, joint ventures and alliances, and perform special projects at the direction of UnitedHealth Group executive management. This function will work with executive and senior business segment leadership on all phases of process to implement growth oriented initiatives. Positions will work collaboratively with executive and senior business segment management and support functions to (1) define relationship objectives and actionable initiatives, (2) prepare financial and economic analyses, (3) identify pros, cons and other strategic considerations, (4) structure collaboration from legal, tax, accounting and economic standpoint, (5) perform due diligence, (6) negotiate definitive agreements, (7) monitor competitive actions and responses, and, (8) advance specific value creating initiatives. Positions will provide executive management with confidence that material strategic initiatives are rigorously assessed and appropriately structured to achieve acceptable financial returns and risk.

The Associate, Corporate Business Development is an emerging leader with extensive experience in financial modeling and financial analysis. This person is a creative, strategic thinker who applies broader concepts and historical context to todays challenges. The Associate, Corporate Business Development is an integral member of the team responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction and decision making rigor to external growth initiatives. This person must earn the trust of UnitedHealth Group leaders and will act as a subject matter expert on disciplined processes to evaluate growth related opportunities.

The Associate, Corporate Business Development will conduct high-level research and develop financial models and analysis to support executive decision making. This individual will participate in the management of specific enterprise-wide relationships. In addition, the Associate, Corporate Business Development, will support large teams of functional experts in the performance of due diligence to evaluate and assess opportunities.

As a key member of our fast-paced Corporate Business Development team, this position would put you at the forefront of significant growth initiatives, providing extensive exposure to executive and senior leadership throughout our organization and an opportunity to transform health care.

Primary Responsibilities:

Conduct high-level research and assessments using publicly available resources such as research reports, SEC filings, industry information, etc.

Develop financial models with appropriate underlying assumptions

Perform specific financial and valuation analysis

Analyze industry trends, competitive threats and expansion opportunities

Work with UnitedHealth Group executives and senior business segment leadership to develop strategic rationale and initiatives to advance external growth

Support large cross-functional teams working on complex growth-related strategic initiatives across UnitedHealth Group

Participate in the planning, design, development and implementation of major business initiatives

Act as subject matter expert for senior leaders across UnitedHealth Group related to our disciplined process to evaluate growth related opportunities

Maintain effective communications with all levels of management that foster a collaborative atmosphere

Negotiate with counterparties and intermediaries

Required Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years of experience within investment banking, strategy consulting on business partnerships (though a firm), or transaction advisory services
BS/BA degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics (with strong academic track record)
Strong Excel, financial modeling and financial statement analysis skills
Demonstrated creativity and initiative
Strong planning, organization, analytical and problem-solving skills
Effective communications skills and proven team commitment
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and build effective business partnerships at senior levels
High energy, detail oriented and creative individual

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree (MBA, Masters degree)

Healthcare industry knowledge
UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for (please use the apply button below)e to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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: finance, economics, Excel, investment banking, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

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