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Accounting Consultant - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: November 22, 2022

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)The Accounting Consultant for Specialty Benefits Compliance and Government Reporting Team is a meticulous and diligent professional. -You are organized, deadline driven, and able to manage and fulfill audit requests and regulatory filings accurately and on time. -You will also be responsible for the preparation and analysis of financial statements, including balance sheets and income statements, based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other reporting based on government regulatory and contractual requirements. -Presentation and professional writing skills are also necessary for success in this role. -Must be able to handle multiple and competing priorities.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as liaison between internal accounting teams and external auditors
  • Lead and support external and internal audit
  • Prepares and review MLR and other regulatory analytics for regulated entities
  • Prepares, reviews, and presents quarterly legal entity financial packages
  • Lead, collaborate, and coordinate resources and internal stakeholders in preparation of various government reporting including TPA Filings and other financial reports
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and proposing solutions
  • Participate in monthly and quarterly close activities
  • Prepare journal entries as needed
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations
  • Participate on working groups to develop and communicate innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectivenessYou'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, Finance, or related discipline
    • CPA
    • 2+ years accounting experience including month end closing, preparation of financial statements, financial and variance analysis, and preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations
    • Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Intermediate to advanced use of Excel
    • Functional knowledge of SQL/SAS a solid assetPreferred Qualifications:
      • Ability to read and comprehend complex contract and technical documents
      • Well-developed communication abilities with strong written and presentation skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skillsTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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 employmentCareers 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)Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.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: UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka , Accounting Consultant - Telecommute, Accounting, Auditing , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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