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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Accounting/Finance

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Accountant - Carlsbad, CA

UHG - Carlsbad, California

Posted: 11/15/2018

What's the secret to strengthening and growing a better health care system? Sitting at the table with the right players. As an Accountant with UnitedHealth Group, you'll be responsible for making order out of the complex workings of a global leader. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. This is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else.


 

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
  • Perform work in a self-directed manner and works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Serve as a resource to others
  • Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
  • Identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Solve moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analyses
  • Although this person will not have direct reports, leadership and oral and written communication skills are a must

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • 1+ years of professional accounting experience
  • Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, V-Lookups)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Oracle or other ERP experience

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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.

 

Job Keywords: Accounting degree, journal entries

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