Accounting Consultant - Minnetonka, MN

UHG Minnetonka, MN

About the Job

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports
  • Perform account reconciliations and analyses, prepares journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position
  • Involvement in the monthly / quarterly ‘close’ process
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Calculation & review of risk shares and payments, associated reporting to external customers
  • Accounts payable activities such as submitting payment vouchers and setting up vendors
  • No direct reports, but will review the work of others
  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them
  • Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness

Required Qualifications:
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft excel – pivot tables, formulas, manipulating large datasets
  • Experience with Microsoft access – comfortable updating queries and following data path
  • Experience with PeopleSoft
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar subject
  • 5+ years of accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAS preferred

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.SM


 

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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