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Accounting Supervisor - Irving, TX

UHG - Irving, Texas

Posted: 11/15/2018

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)

Under general supervision, responsible for the most complex activities associated with general ledger, financial / operating reports.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and various analysis worksheets

  • Oversees and directs offshore resources in cash reconciliation process for client

  • Work with Financial Services to ensure cash reconciliation process is managed and issues resolved timely

  • Conduct necessary month-end closing process including journal entries

  • Analyze trends and process to ensure solid process and predict future process change needs

  • May lead and coach lower level accountant(s)


Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Requires broad knowledge of accounting practices and principles including the preparation of strategic recommendations to management

  • Strong analytical, communication and customer service skills

  • Strong aptitude for working with numbers

  • Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism

  • A team player who handles multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment.


Required Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma / GED
  • Advanced Excel (macros, pivot tables, linking, etc.)
  • Minimum 5 years of Accounting experience

  • Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image

  • Well organized and self-directed individual who is a team player

  • A decisive individual who possesses a "big picture" perspective and is well versed in Accounting & Finance

  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively colleagues in other departments and client stakeholders

  • Ability to manage and meet deadlines

  • Working knowledge of computers and ability to use word-processing, spreadsheet and data base programs

  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail

  • Ability to break down processes to modify or create written procedures

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally

  • Self-motivated; ability to work without direct supervision


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA
  • SQL and / or Access skills



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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.

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