Associate Accountant - La Crosse, WI or Remote

UnitedHealth Group, Madison, Wisconsin

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Date Posted February 19, 2021
Industry Accounting
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At Optum, the mission is clear: Help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone.

LHI is one of 4 businesses under OptumServe. OptumServe provides health care services and proven expertise to help federal government agencies modernize the U.S. health system and improve the health and well - being of Americans.

By joining OptumServe you are part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a leader across most major segments in the U.S. health care system.

LHI was founded in 1999 and acquired by Optum in 2011, LHI specializes in creating and managing health care programs through on - location services, patient - specific in - clinic appointments, telehealth assessments, or any combination based on customer need. LHI's customizable solutions serve the diverse needs of commercial customers, as well as federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services.

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* or work onsite as you take on some tough challenges. You will perform data entry of approved invoices into a computerized accounting system and process check runs to ensure timely and accurate payments of the invoices. Verify provider/vendor files are complete and in accordance with IRS regulations for 1099 reporting. Match corporate invoices to purchase orders. Approve FedEx and corporate invoices for payment.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform data entry of approved invoices into a computerized accounting system for payment.
  • Process weekly check runs and filing of invoices.
  • Approve FedEx and corporate invoices for payment.
  • Investigate payment inquiries.
  • Verify provider/vendor tax id's are complete and accurate

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:

  • Associate Degree in Accounting/Business Related Field or High School Diploma/GED plus equivalent work experience
  • 1+ year accounting related work experience
  • 6+ months of accounting and accounts payable procedures and practices.
  • Accounting database experience
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs and integrated accounting systems experience
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting/ Business Related Field
  • National Career Readiness Certificate
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven data entry and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail and the ability to work in a team oriented environment
  • Ability to handle corporate documents confidentially

UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here .

Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $17.12 to $30.34. 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

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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