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Accountant - Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do - your life's best work.(sm)
**This full-time position will be available starting in January 2022 or immediately**
Primary Responsibilities:
Interest in developing proficiency in SAS and Power BI
Work cross functionally to identify opportunities to automate and improve accounting processes, controls, and reporting
Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports
Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close
Prepare and enter journal entries
Serve as a resource to others

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
Moderate level of proficiency with Excel
Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
Possesses sound business knowledge and solid decision making 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
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in Accounting
Experience working with databases
Experience working with SAS, Power BI, SQL
Communicates in an effective manner
Collaborates with peers to complete projects
Desire to learn and develop new skills
Demonstrates the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. - Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 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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