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Senior Accountant - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Cypress
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

At UnitedHealthcare, we're simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Interested in a company that is inclusive and values diversity? Want to join a company ranked #5 on the Fortune 500 list and growing? Whether you want to have experience to be challenged in your area of expertise or continue to grow and advance, we have an environment and culture that fosters each individual's goals. We would love for you to join our team of accomplished Finance professionals to achieve positive outcomes for our members, providers and regulatory partners. In doing this you will fulfill UnitedHealthcare's mission of helping people live healthier lives and helping make the health system work better for everyone. Come make a difference with us! This position in UHC Accounting and Controls analyzes and issues provider risk share incentive payments and related accruals. As part of this work, the position maintains general ledger account reconciliations, prepares journal entries in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and prepares documentation to support external and internal audits and Regulatory requirements and deadlines. This position will also participate in process improvement activities, application upgrades, and new program implementation projects. You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and issue risk sharing incentive program payments and related accruals and reporting
  • Prepare journal entries in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for assigned businesses and/or groups
  • Perform account reconciliations and flux analyses
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Prepare documentation to support Regulatory requirements and deadlines
  • Create presentations and / or analysis to communicate with Finance and health plan leadership
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
  • Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
  • Participate in application upgrades and new program implementation projects 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 in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
    • 1+ years of professional accounting experience
    • Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
    • Solid technical aptitude, with intermediate proficiency in MS Excel Preferred Qualifications:
      • Public accounting experience
      • Accounting experience with regulated entities
      • Healthcare industry experience
      • Experience with SAS, Hyperion Essbase / Smart View and PeopleSoft Financials
      • Demonstrated ability to solve moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analyses
      • Demonstrated ability to assess and interpret customer needs and requirements 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. California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $56,300 to $110,400. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. *All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy 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.

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