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UnitedHealth Group

Tax Accountant - Finance Dept. - Minnetonka, MN (100314249)





Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States

UnitedHealth Group 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)

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

Primary Responcibilities:

  • Positions in this function prepare and maintain the organization's federal, international, state and local tax records, returns, corporate tax reports and other related materials
  • Works with state and federal agencies on tax audits
  • Prepares and reviews income tax accounting necessary for the organization's federal (SEC) and state (Insurance Departments and Managed Healthcare) filings
  • Researches, analyzes and advises on legal means to minimize tax liability and may recommend alternative tax treatments and advises management on tax implications resulting from proposed organizational actions

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
  • 1+ years of tax experience in a public accounting firm, equivalent experience in a large corporate tax department or law firm, or advanced degree (e.g. JD or MBT)
  • Solid computer knowledge and skills including intermediate proficiency with MS Excel
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • CPA or graduate tax degree
  • OneSource or equivalent income tax compliance software experience
  • ASC 740 (Income tax accounting) experience
  • SSAP 101 (Insurance tax accounting) experience
  • Ability to use pertinent data and facts to identify and solve a range of problems within area of expertise
  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and manage workload within statutory and internal deadlines
  • Solid analytical and critical thinking skills with a pragmatic approach to resolving issues

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the 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: Tax Accountant, Tax Associate, CPA, SSAP 101, ASC 740, OneSource, Accounting, Finance, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota