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Accounting Professional




Bogotá, Bogota D.C., Colombia

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

The function of this position is to maintain general ledger accounts, deliver finance reports such as cost analysis, PL per Business and related activities to produce financial statements and reports; also performs account reconciliations and analyses, prepares journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS. Involved in the monthly/quarterly "close" process; and prepares documentation in support of external, internal audit and make sure all local requirements for accounting are full meet on time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems.
  • Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses.
  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks.
  • Translates concepts into practice.
  • Provides explanations and information to others on difficult issues.
  • Acts as a resource for others with less experience.
  • Lead finance process and partnership with corporate areas such as a Real State, Accounts Payable and Accounting.
  • Record and Analyze Financial Transactions
  • Prepare and Analyze Financial Reports
  • Ensure Compliance with Applicable Policies and Regulations
  • Support the Audit Process

Required Skills:

  • Certified Public accountant in Colombia or finance degree
  • knowledge & understanding of US GAAP and IFRS with a minimum of five years in General Accounting (Multinational environment a plus)
  • 4 years of previous experience in accounting (multinational environment plus)
  • Proficient in English language

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.

Key words: Accounting Profesional, Senior Accountant, accounting or finance, Bogota, Colombia.