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UnitedHealth Group

Accountant - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group - Hopkins, MN

Accountant - Minnetonka, MN

Job Description

Position Description

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

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 reviews 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.

Analyze and prepare financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position.

Assist with or lead the month end quarterly end close process for assigned businesses or groups.

Apply knowledge and skills to identify areas and provide recommendations for process improvements.

Support user acceptance testing and implementation of the FDF project (Pharmacy Accounting System).

Performs work in a self-directed manner and works with less structured, more complex issues

Serve as a resource to others.

This position supports the UHC E&I Pharmacy business and allows a full integrated view of all aspects of accounting for this area. You will work closely with the internal business, and with internal and external service providers.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent

Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and financial statements

Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint

Communicates in an effective manner to develop relationships with both local and long-distance business partners

Demonstrates the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis

Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses

Possesses sound business knowledge and strong decision making skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous finance or accounting internship and/or work experience

2 years of finance and/or accounting experience

Previous experience working with Hyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft

Careers with UnitedHealthcare.

Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 14 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.

Keywords: financial analyst, accounting, GAAP, General Ledger, month end close


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8 days 3 hours ago

UnitedHealth Group


Accountant - Minnetonka, MN UnitedHealth Group - Hopkins, MN, United States


Location: Hopkins, MN

Company Profile:
About UnitedHealth Group UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone. We are committed to introducing innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations in local communities. Our core capabilities in clinical care resources, information and technology uniquely enable us to meet the evolving needs of a changing health care environment as millions more Americans enter a structured system of health benefits and we help build a stronger, higher quality health system that is sustainable for the long term