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Senior Accountant II - Optum Insight Eden Prairie, MN Hybrid or Remote




Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

Lead accounting efforts for one of Optum Insights newest Market Performance Partnerships.

Primary Responsibilities:
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.

  • Perform account reconciliations and analyses, review general ledger accounts, and prepare journal entries in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles
  • Lead the month-end close process for assigned contract
  • Partner with Project Managers and Client Executives to understand project activity and deliverables to facilitate accurate recording and reporting of contract activity
  • Partner with Revenue and Billing team to ensure accurate project setup and to develop solutions for unique and complex billing and revenue model requirements
  • Perform work in a self-directed manner solving complex accounting issues and transactions
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness

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

Lead accounting efforts for one of Optum Insights newest Market Performance Partnerships.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting including a solid understanding of GAAP and financial statement interaction
  • 3+ years of Accounting experience including month-end close, preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, etc.)
  • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical accounting experience
  • Experience with Peoplesoft Financials, Hyperion SmartView and Blackline
  • Public accounting experience
  • Healthcare experience
  • CPA designation
  • Self-starter and solid time management
  • Organized and able to work on multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $67,800 to $133,100. 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.