Senior Financial Analyst

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Aug 11, 2021
Mar 04, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.


Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 12 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.


Work Location: In the office, work-at-home or hybrid (in the office 3 or more days per week)

The health and safety of our employees, members, providers, and our community is our highest priority. Therefore, all new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting at UCare, subject to limited exceptions such as for a sincerely held religious belief or for medical reasons.

Position Description

This position is responsible to ensure financial and operational reporting and measurement controls and processes are effective and operating as designed for all activities reported within the Company's Department's control and ownership. Identify and Implement improvements with partnership from Accounting Department and individual department's leadership. Create and manage a monthly department rolling forecast process. Support ad hoc projects as defined by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Controller, and Assistant Controller.

• Support the financial inputs needed for a Company Project impacting applicable department(s). Assist Project Manager, Project Management Office (PMO) and/or project managers, and business owner(s) on decisions related to approved projects. This role will be a key consultative finance partner in identification of operational metrics both for projects, as well as, for core operational tasks and processes owned by individual departments. This role will own ensuring the actual financial metrics can be measured against expected outcomes. This will be accomplished by working collaboratively with various key stakeholders and leveraging data housed in various systems.

• Collaborate with department owner(s) and identified subject matter experts to accumulate and report on the measurable financial cost/benefit analysis of completed projects coming from the Company's Project Portfolio which impact department(s)'s run the business operations. Partnering with Controllership Project Manager and Sr Financial Analyst who owns the input into the Company's project Portfolio from ideation through implementation.

• Development of the annual budgets, including development of the detail department administrative expense budgets. Develop supporting analyses for budget information in support of the final budget presentations which go to the Board of Directors.

• Annual development of administrative pricing rates by product for use in CMS/DHS/Exchange bid proposals. Ensure methodologies used in rate development are sound and meet all federal and state statute guidelines.

• Collaborate with Account Payable to ensure costs and related purchase orders are set up timely, accurately, and at the appropriate level of detail.

• Review month end project activity against general ledger invoices paid and assist controllership function with month end expense accruals.

• Collaborate cross functionally to implement enhancements to current capital approval process, reporting, and measurement.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.

Required Experience

Five years accounting and/or finance experience. PC experience including Microsoft products and advanced spreadsheet abilities. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments and have led leadership financial results driven meetings with proven success.

Preferred Experience

Ability to create financial cost/benefit models, prior healthcare, and Public accounting experience preferred. Project or business case creation and measurement would be ideal.


The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

JOB POST DATE: 08/10/2021

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