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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


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LHI-Sr. Accountant - La Crosse, WI

UHG - La Crosse, Wisconsin

Posted: 11/9/2018

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:
  • Prepare journal entries and review accounting classifications in accordance with GAAP, CAS, and FAR
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts for month end close
  • Assist with month end close process including preparing and analyzing financial statements
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis; investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
  • Perform work in self-directed manner and work with less structured, more complex issues
  • Assist with preparation of annual budget and periodic forecasts
  • Assist with the development, documentation, and implementation of effective internal and financial system controls, policies, and procedures
  • Assist and reconcile intercompany transactions of parent company
  • Assist and manage department and capital projects budgets

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field
  • 4+ years of related experience in professional accounting
  • Equivalent combination of education, experience and/or applicable military experience will be considered
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience managing time and completing multiple tasks, while continually meeting critical deadlines and responding to changing priorities
  • Experience identifying solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Experience solving moderately complex problems and conducts moderately complex analyses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PeopleSoft Financials experience
  • Government Contracting Experience including experience with CAS and FAR
  • National Career Readiness Certificate

Careers with LHI. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in cost-effective health care management. And when you join our team, you'll be a partner in impacting the lives of our customers, and employees. We've joined OptumHealth, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the health system work better for everyone. We're located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., with a satellite office in Chicago and remote employees throughout the United States. We're supported by a national network of more than 25,000 medical and dental providers. Simply put, together we work toward a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Our team members are selected for their dedication and mission-driven focus. For you, that means one incredible team 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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