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Accounting & Reporting Lead - Hybrid-Minnetonka, MN




Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States

UnitedHealth Group is a health care and well-being company that’s dedicated to improving the health outcomes of millions around the world. We are comprised of two distinct and complementary businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, working to build a better health system for all. Here, your contributions matter as they will help transform health care for years to come. Make an impact with a diverse team that shares your passion for helping others and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Accounting Supervisor in the SEC Reporting group will perform various functions in the following areas:
    • SEC Reporting
      • Prepares and reviews financial statements and disclosures
      • Reviews and analyzes supporting documentation for appropriateness
      • Coordinates with corporate functions (e.g. Treasury, Legal) and Segment Finance teams for various disclosures
      • Actively conducts research to ensure compliance with applicable SEC/GAAP requirements and changes
      • Reviews earning release documents and prepares supporting files
      • Coordinates with the corporate legal team to file 8-Ks and other filings
    • Presentations and Other External Reporting
      • Reviews to ensure agreement with prior published information
      • Researches and resolves discrepancies with the appropriate parties
      • Coordinates with various departments (Investor Relations, Segment Finance, etc.) to ensure documents are accurate and fully supported
      • Reviews and analyzes supporting documentation for appropriateness
    • Monthly Close Responsibilities
      • Prepares/reviews basic and diluted weighted share count
      • Prepares/reviews monthly consolidated statement of cash flows
    • Audit Responsibilities
      • Provides applicable workpapers, documentation and responses to both internal and external auditors in a timely manner
      • Reviews applicable workpapers, responses and supporting documentation to ensure accuracy and appropriateness
      • Escalates questions and issues to the appropriate audience (internal management, auditors)
      • Communicates effectively with auditors at appropriate levels to resolve issues and findings
    • The responsibilities of this position also include, but are not limited to, the following:
      • Reviewing the work of others
      • Developing innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
      • Serving as a subject-matter expert

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 with concentration in Accounting
  • 2.5+ years of accounting experience
  • Solid understanding of U.S. GAAP and SEC standards
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA
  • Big 4 public accounting experience, including exposure to public company financial statements
  • Healthcare experience
  • Experience with technical accounting research
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively complete projects in a timely manner

Careers with UnitedHealth Group. Discover rewarding opportunities as we help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. Join a team of people who are talented, compassionate and driven. We will support you with the global outreach, resources and inclusive culture we’re proud to foster as a Fortune 5 company. We encourage you to grow as we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance.

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.