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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:

55343

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Manager, Accounting - Irvine, CA or Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 09/4/2018

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:

  • Lead a team of accountants responsible for general ledger analysis and month end close
  • Develop, implement and maintain processes and procedures for accurate and timely analysis of financial data, ensuring best practices
  • Review and approve balance sheet reconciliations in a timely manner
  • Resolve high level financial reporting issues
  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of internal and external reporting ensuring the quality, reliability and timeliness of the reports
  • Oversee the audit process and work with outside auditors regarding accounting and reporting issues
  • 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
  • Develop and maintain internal control structure and procedures for financial reporting
  • Coordinates and supports the Company's strategic and operational planning
  • Support various special projects as required

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA / CMA or other equivalent licensure or certification
  • 5+ years of experience with progression in financial reporting and analysis
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • 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
  • Expert level of proficiency with Excel, Word, and other financial reporting tool
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Access and SQL
  • Active CPA / CMA status

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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

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