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Associate Director Accounting - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare 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). As the Associate Accounting Director within our Accounting and Reporting area, you will be responsible for overseeing a team of 3-4 U.S-based employees and may also include dotted reporting relationships for limited Optum Global Solutions staff in India. You and your staff will primarily be responsible for the accounting and issue resolution of multiple Medicaid health plans. Responsibilities also include maintaining general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports. You will review journal entries, account reconciliations, account classifications, and various financial analyses in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.. Primary Responsibilities:. Liaise with C&S Finance and health plan executive management, as needed. Collaborate with other functional areas within C&S Finance / C&S Controllership (e.g., FP&A, Revenue Team, Reserving, Financial Data Management, State Medicaid Reporting). Collaborate with other functional areas within the broader UHG organization (e.g., Legal, Corporate Accounting, Capital Planning, Regulatory Reporting, Regulatory FP&A), as necessary. Collaborate with external audit teams during peak audit season and quarterly reviews, and as needed throughout the year. Manage your team's monthly close process, including pre-close reporting and subsequent daily updates. Monitor balance sheet accounts for accuracy and completeness via the account reconciliation process. Monitor and proactively track risks and opportunities associated with assigned health plans, as needed. Provide appropriate financial statement and / or audit oversight for assigned health plans. Provide operational and technical accounting expertise to ensure compliance with GAAP, Company policies, and various applicable rules and regulations. Support the statutory reporting process, providing related audit support and issue resolution as needed. Support the Company's strategic and operational planning initiatives, as applicable. Assist staff in driving known issues in assigned health plans to resolution. Monitor membership and reserving processes. Ad hoc and special project ownership. 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 Accounting or Finance. 6+ years of progressive work experience in accounting. 2+ years management / supervisory experience. Solid technical knowledge of GAAP; ability to effectively use accounting knowledge to collaborate with varying levels of employees and senior management to drive sound business decisions. Demonstrates proficiency in the importance and application of financial internal control skills. Experience in the financial close process and general understanding of underlying complexities that sometimes exist. Ability to effectively summarize and articulate financial results. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet tight deadlines. Excellent PC experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other financial reporting tools. Advanced analytical and information gathering skills; ability to evaluate and prioritize extensive detailed data. Preferred Qualifications:. CPA / CMA or other equivalent licensure or certification. Healthcare industry experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance. UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm). *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.. Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only : The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.. 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.. Job Keywords: Associate Director Accounting , Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote. Thousands of employers search for candidates on Indeed. Yes. -. I plan to apply. -. No, I don't intend to applyAssociate Director Accounting - TelecommuteUnitedHealth Group. 3.6 - Minnetonka, MN 55345

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