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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Accountant Role - Telecommute

Finance

Accountant

Yearly

No

Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Own primary oversight of the provider settlements process including management of our loss contingency database that tracks potential legal settlements
  • Own primary responsibility for completeness and accuracy of monthly membership files and recording into the General Ledger
  • Assist our operating costs accounting team with recording of management fees, property taxes, invoice accruals, and various projects
  • Create and develop internal and external financial reporting
  • Look for and implement process improvements related to monthly reporting to drive efficiencies
  • Ensure the quality, reliability, and timeliness of the reporting requirements
  • Research and assist in the resolution of financial reporting issues
  • Evaluate and prioritize data changes and enhancements
  • Prepare documentation in support of internal and external audits
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position
  • Assist with or lead the month end close process for assigned businesses or groups
  • Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports
  • Performs work in a self-directed manner and works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close
  • Prepare limited journal entries in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles
  • Collaborates with peers and leaders to complete projects


You’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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • 1.5+ years of professional accounting experience
  • Intermediate proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Visio)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Essbase experience
  • PeopleSoft experience
  • General ledger and monthly/quarterly close experiences
  • SAS programming experience
  • Experience successfully managing multiple requests, assessing priorities and achieving solutions under deadlines
  • Solid understanding of financial statements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis
  • Advanced analytical and information gathering skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve results in a large organization


To 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 employment

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $54,400 to $97,000. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $60,000 to $106,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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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