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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:

United States

Postal Code:

92602

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Accounting Manager - Irvine or Carlsbad, CA

UHG - Irvine, California

Posted: 08/25/2018

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)


 

This position performs business functions for the growing OptumRx team segment of UHG. Specifically, this role supports accounting functions for our 22 national Home Delivery and Specialty pharmacy businesses.   Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports for complex groups
  • Perform higher level accounting functions such as Intercompany and eliminations
  • Analyze business data and interact with Operational and business team members
  • Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close
  • Prepare journal entries and review 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 and mentor other staff
  • Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
  • Provide leadership on projects and initiatives to improve the accounting and finance function

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 6+ years of professional accounting experience
  • Expert level of understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, financial statements and intercompany transactions
  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Big 4 Public accounting experience
  • CPA or MBA  
  • Healthcare experience
  • Oracle, Hyperion Essbase, PeopleSoft Financials, or Microsoft Access

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greno prob jatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to 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.

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