Accountant - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group, Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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Date Posted May 02, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:

What's the secret to strengthening and growing a better health care system? Sitting at the table with the right players. As an Accountant with UnitedHealth Group, you'll be responsible for making order out of the complex workings of a global leader. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. This is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else.



Primary Responsibilities:


  • 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

  • This role is also in a changing environment as the company continues to grow

  • 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


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 an equivalent field of study

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained


Preferred Qualifications:


  • 6+ months of accounting experience in a professional or academic setting

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Excel

  • SQL experience

  • Demonstrates the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis

  • Must be adaptable to constant change due to company growth

  • Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements

  • Communicates in an effective manner

  • Possesses sound business knowledge and strong decision-making skills


Careers at UnitedHealth Group.
We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 7 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to 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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