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Senior Accountant in Draper, UT




Draper, Utah, 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. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare general ledger reconciliations and postings to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the general ledger
  • Record monthly journal entries and develop underlying support
  • Stay abreast of new accounting rules and make appropriate changes in policies and procedures
  • Plan and execute the ongoing re-assessment of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Assist in preparing and issuing the annual audited financial statements and related disclosures. Responsible for coordinating key stakeholders comments and review including the external auditors, CFO, Controller, and CEO
  • Maintains the Bank’s monthly accrual process. Ensures that all expenses have been properly accrued and accounted for
  • Interface and assist the Financial Reporting Manager and Controller with the internal and external audits conducted at the Bank throughout the fiscal year. Represent the finance department in clarifying accounting issues
  • Assist with the annual vendor management review
  • Proactively identify and troubleshoot financial problems to ensure operational effectiveness and maintain proper controls
  • Work with different departments throughout the Bank on various projects to provide finance’s perspective and input

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 in Accounting or Finance or related field
  • 3+ years of accounting/finance experience
  • Solid understanding of accounting theory
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • CPA designation
  • Public accounting experience
  • Experience in the banking industry
  • Proven excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Proven highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Demonstrated ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results

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

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.