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Sr. Accountant

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionUnitedHealth Group is a health care and well-being company that's dedicated to improving the health outcomes of millions around the world. We are comprised of two distinct and complementary businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, working to build a better health system for all. Here, your contributions matter as they will help transform health care for years to come. Make an impact with a diverse team that shares your passion for helping others. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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 journal entries and review accounting classifications, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Perform ad-hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
  • Prepare international holding company financial statements
  • Prepare 401k benefit plan financial statements
  • Support various Corporate Accounting activities, as requested, and accounting related projects, as assignedYou'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
    • 2+ professional accounting experience
    • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel (ex. Pivot tables, vlookups) and Word
    • Proven ability to comprehend and apply generally accepted accounting principles, and research and analyze accounting related issues
    • Proven ability to build and maintain solid working relationships across the organization
    • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneouslyPreferred Qualifications:
      • 2+ public accounting busy seasons of experience
      • Big 4 experience
      • Healthcare experience
      • Experience with Hyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft FinancialsAt UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. 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 , Sr. Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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