Together, we're removing the barriers that keep people from receiving the kind of quality health care that makes a difference. We focus on Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance as we empower people to achieve better health and well-being.
As an Accountant within our Regulatory Finance – Reporting and Accounting division, you will be responsible for the preparation and analysis of financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, changes in capital and surplus, and statements of cash flow, pursuant to Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP), which is based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). You will prepare multiple quarterly and annual statutory filings, supplemental filings related to Health Care Reform, other state supplemental filings, as well as the annual audited financial statements. You will prepare and record journal entries in accordance with SAP and Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) requirements.
- Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
Participate on working groups to develop and communicate innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
Assist with or lead the quarterly close calls with entity executives
Prepare quarterly claim exhibits, supplements, and supporting documentation for assigned legal entities. Support actuarial certification of the schedules annually.
Prepare and analyze premium deficiency reserve evaluation models for assigned legal entities; work directly with actuary, legal entity management and other stakeholders to determine appropriate assumptions and results
Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
- Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
- Experience with accounting
Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
- Communicate in an effective manner
Collaborate with peers to share best practices and complete projects
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize work load to meet multiple hard deadlines
Demonstrate the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis
- Possess sound business knowledge and strong decision making skills
Come grow and thrive in our culture of innovation and ideas. Because there is no opportunity greater than the quest to help people live healthier lives.
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: accounting, general ledger, journal entries, financial statements, recent graduate, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota