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Accounting Manager - Telecommute or Eden Prairie, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) -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. This role will perform duties for the corporate accounting team of Optum Health, the health care delivery system division of UnitedHealth Group. -If you are located within Eden Prairie, MN you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. Hybrid partial remote. Could be three days in office and two remote.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with different teams across the enterprise to complete the purchase accounting review for new acquisitions -
  • Partner and meet with newly acquired businesses to assist in early integration into Optum Health
  • Involvement in the monthly/quarterly close process
  • Support balance sheet cash flow forecasting and analysis
  • Conduct technical accounting support and related documentation for the segment and associated businesses
  • Significant exposure to company leaders through presentation of financial results and ad hoc requests
  • Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
  • Perform work in a self-directed manner solving complex accounting issues and transactions
  • Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
  • Provide leadership on projects and initiatives to improve the accounting and finance function
  • Review the work of others and mentor team membersYou'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • Post-graduate degree with concentration in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
    • 5+ years of professional accounting experience
    • Expert level of understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statementsPreferred Qualifications:
      • CPA -
      • Public accounting experience
      • Healthcare experience -
      • Hyperion Essbase or PeopleSoft Financials knowledge
      • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employmentCareers 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)*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.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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