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Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting, Commercial Benefits - Telecommute of Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 24, 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)This high profile leadership role will partner with UHC Leadership across the organization. -If you are located in Minnetonka, MN, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. This role may be Minnetonka office based or telecommute.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages a team of more than ten finance professionals and is responsible for reporting to senior leaders on the UnitedHealthcare - Employer & Individual financial results
  • Manages the financial close process including general ledger maintenance and oversight
  • Drives strategic project implementations impacting the segment as it relates to Health Care Reform, new business decisions and other process enhancements
  • Develops strong relationships by proactively meeting with key leaders within finance and across the business
  • Develops and maintains internal control structure and procedures for Financial Reporting, Health Care Reform (specifically, MLR rebates and risk adjustment), and SG&A
  • Provides operational and technical accounting expertise to ensure compliance with GAAP, Company Policies, Health Care Reform rules, regulations and laws
  • Collaborates with other functional areas (e.g. Financial Planning & Analysis, Revenue, Medical Reserving, Actuarial, Regulatory Accounting, and Corporate Accounting teams)
  • Drives business process improvements related to finance processes and financial systems
  • Leads the reserving process for provider settlements and other contingent liabilities, including regularly meeting with leaders within the Litigation, Regional Finance and Settlement Operations teams
  • Manages the cash flow forecasting and analyzes changes in medical payables and premium receivablesYou'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 or equivalent education and experience
    • 8+ years of progressively responsible financial and operational management experience -
    • Advanced knowledge of financial systems, financial statements and management reporting
    • Advanced knowledge of accounting rules (GAAP), ability to anticipate accounting and financial reporting issues, assess their implications, determine their impact, and implement an appropriate action plan
    • Ability to develop and improve business and accounting processesPreferred Qualifications: -
      • CPA and/or MBA
      • Healthcare experience
      • Solid organizational, problem solving, project management and inter-personal skills -
      • Excellent written and verbal communications skills -
      • Advanced analytical and information gathering skills and ability to evaluate and prioritize extensive detailed data
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationTo 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 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)*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.

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