Accountant

Recruiter
UnitedHealth Group
Location
Burnsville
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
We don't just aspire to help people live healthier lives, we have the know–how to help make it a reality for millions. As a Financial Analyst, you'll work with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who are writing the history of our organization and guiding our success as a global industry leader. That's a lot of responsibility, but you will have the support and resources of a Fortune 7 industry leader behind you every step of the way.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Perform thorough research of monthly revenue and membership fluctuations within the E&I Nat Accts LOB
* Manage monthly accruals by tracking payments and coordinating with Underwriting on any accrual changes
* Review monthly client receivable balances in conjunction with Bad Debt review and DSO calculations
* Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close
* Propose, prepare and upload monthly journal entries in support of monthly GAAP close
* Perform monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliations in accordance with Corporate P&P
* Prepare documentation in support of external and internal SOX audits
* Collaborate with our business matrix partners in Billing Operations. Underwriting and FP&A to resolve complex financial issues
* Support company initiatives for BRMS and upcoming Cirrus project

You'll have access to the most comprehensive data in the world. You'll need every bit of your knowledge and skill to sift through it and find the trends that tell the story.

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
* 0–1 year of professional Accounting/Finance experience
* Sound business knowledge and strong decision–making skills
* Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
* Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
* 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 your symptoms via phone system) or 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

Preferred Qualifications:

* Healthcare industry experience, or large company experience
* Hyperion Essbase, SmartView and PeopleSoft experience
* Strong ability to work collaboratively with internal business matrix partners
* Ability to communicate in an effective manner, in person, via email and in online Webex meetings
* Ability to collaborate with peers to share best practices and complete projects
* Ability to prioritize and organize workload to meet multiple hard deadlines
* Drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near–obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.

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