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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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Lead Senior Accountant - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

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:
  • Manage the close responsibilities related to Membership and Revenue
  • Assist in oversight with offshore team members
  • Redesign and document accounting processes to ensure accurate and efficient results
  • Develop and maintain internal control structure and procedures for financial reporting
  • Prepare deliverables to satisfy external audit and regulatory requests
  • Provide operational and technical accounting expertise to ensure compliance with GAAP, company policies, rules, regulation and laws
  • Summarize findings on the monthly, quarterly or annual reports to senior management, auditors and regulators
  • Coordinates and supports the Company's strategic and operational planning
  • Support various special projects as required
Positions in this function maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports. Performs account reconciliations and analyses, prepares journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles. Analyzes and prepares financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position. Involved in the monthly/quarterly 'close' process. Prepares documentation in support of external and internal audits.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 5+ years of demonstrated progression in Accounting
  • Intermediate level of working knowledge of GAAP; ability to effectively use accounting knowledge to collaborate with varying levels of employees and senior management to drive sound business decisions
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Excel
  • Advanced analytical and information gathering skills; ability to evaluate and prioritize extensive detailed data
  • Based in Eden Prairie, MN
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CPA / CMA or other equivalent licensure or certification
  • Excel VBA / Macros or desire to learn
  • SQL or desire to learn
  • SmartView, PeopleSoft or other large ERP system experience
  • Prior intercompany experience
  • Prior experience successfully managing multiple requests, assessing priorities and achieving solutions under deadlines

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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: CPA, SQL, peoplesoft

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