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Accounting Part-Time Intern (Immediate Start)




Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States

Internships at UnitedHealth Group. If you want an intern experience that will dramatically shape your career, consider a company that’s dramatically shaping our entire health care system. UnitedHealth Group internship opportunities will provide a hands-on view of a rapidly evolving, incredibly challenging marketplace of ideas, products and services. You’ll work side by side with some of the smartest people in the business on assignments that matter. So here we are. You have a lot to learn. We have a lot to do. It’s the perfect storm. And even better? Join us and you may end up staying for a career in which you can do your life’s best work.(sm)

Together, we are removing the barriers that keep people from receiving the kind of quality health care that makes a difference. We focus on Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance as we empower people to achieve better health and well-being.

The required hours for this role is 15 hours a week, with the ability to work up to 40 hours a week starting Spring 2023.

If currently located out of state, must be willing to relocate to MN by summer.

Your role may change as you grow your career in Regulatory Finance, including conversion to a full-time Accountant upon obtaining a degree in Accounting.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate resiliency and resourcefulness, willingness to develop oneself through on the job learning and experiences, and a drive to achieve results.

As a Part-time Intern within our Regulatory Finance – Accounting and Reporting division, your role will support one of the following core functions:

Financial Analysis

  • Prepare and analyze business and financial metrics, on a forecasted and reported basis, for assigned legal entities throughout the year by working closely with the internal stakeholders; and
  • Prepare and analyze premium deficiency reserve evaluation models for assigned legal entities; work directly with actuary, legal entity management and other stakeholders to determine appropriate assumptions and results

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, changes in capital and surplus, statements of cash flow, and supplemental financial exhibits pursuant to Statutory Accounting Principles, which is based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; and
  • Prepare the annual audited financial statements and documentation in support of external and internal audits, and Department of Insurance inquiries and examinations

Additional responsibilities for this position include, but not limited to:

  • Participate on a working group to develop and communicate innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness; and
  • Prepare supplements to statutory filings, and other state supplemental filings

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:

  • Pursuing a degree in Accounting; with one year or less of coursework remaining
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize workload to meet multiple hard deadlines
  • Demonstrate the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis
  • Possess sound business knowledge and strong decision-making skills
  • Demonstrate solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Communicate in an effective manner
  • Collaborate with peers to share best practices and complete projects

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Work with a Fortune 5 organization that’s serving millions of people as we transform health care with bold ideas. Bring your energy for driving change for the better. Help us improve health access and outcomes for everyone, as we work to advance health equity, connecting people with the care they need to feel their best. As an industry leader, our commitment to improving lives is second to none.

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.