Senior Accountant
UnitedHealth Group 2,445 reviews - California

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In providing consumer-oriented health benefit plans to millions of people, our goal is to create higher quality care, lower costs and greater access to health care. As a finance professional, you will be empowered to achieve new levels of excellence and make a profound and personal impact as you contribute to new innovations in a vital and complex system.

Responsibilities in this role include:
-Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports.
-Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close.
-Prepare journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles.
-Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits.
-Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation.
-Analyze and prepare financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position.
-Assist with or lead the month end quarterly end close process for assigned businesses or groups
-Performs work in a self-directed manner and works with less structured, more complex issues.
-Serve as a resource to others.

This position will provide hands-on accounting operational support to the Gross Margin team. The Gross Margin team is responsible for highly complex accounting activities relating to revenue and claims accounting. You will play an active role in month-end close activities to ensure that accounting transactions are executed in accordance with established standards of internal control.

Requirements Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
-4+ years of professional accounting experience.
-Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
-Assesses and interprets customer needs and requirements.
-Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems.
-Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses.
-Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint

OptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

OptumHealth helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their health care needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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