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United States

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Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Accountant- Schaumburg, IL

UHG - Illinois, United States

Posted: 09/4/2018

This team is responsible for all SG&A (Expense) Accounting functions related to the OptumRx (PBM) segment.
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
  • Coordination of workflow for broker fee commissions, including research, tracking, calculation, accrual and payment of broker fee commissions
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
  • Performs work in a self - directed manner and works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Serve as a resource to others
  • Owning and coordinating the monthly cash clearing process for OptumRx
  • Responsible for SG&A monthly accrual and expense reclasses

Required Qualifications:

  • 1 or more years of professional accounting or Internship experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field or related experience
  • Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
  • Assesses and interprets customer needs and requirements
  • Identifies solutions to non - standard requests and problems
  • Solves moderately complex problems and / or conducts moderately complex analyses
  • Proficiency with MS Excel

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