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Supervisor Accounting Analysis - Irvine, CA

UHG - Irvine, California

Posted: 10/31/2018

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 will reside in the Accounting Dept at the OptumRx segment of UnitedHealth Group.  It will report to the Accounting Manager who oversees external client margin analysis, client and provider accruals, and the accuracy of over 5,000 client P&Ls.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of accountants responsible for general ledger analysis and month end close

  • Assist Manager with month end close process for overall PBM (Pharmacy Benefits Management) client gross margin in addition to various other client related activities

  • Performs account reconciliations and analyses, prepares journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles

  • Analyzes and prepares financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position

  • Prepares documentation in support of external and internal audits.  Assist in the audit process and work with outside auditors regarding accounting and reporting issues

  • Collaborates with finance team and other business owners such as Billing / AR / Cash, Client Management to gather, summarize and analyze data

  • Prepares ad hoc financial and business analyses

  • Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness

  • Prioritizing and organizing work to meet deadlines

  • Training and manage other Accounting staff


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • 5+ years of Accounting experience
  • Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, and Excel
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase, PeopleSoft Financials, Oracle, and Microsoft Access
  • Healthcare experience
  • Audit Experience
  • CPA / MBA 

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 greatest 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.   



Job Keywords: Supervisor, Accounting, Irvine, CA, California

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