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Accountant - Hartford, CT

UnitedHealth Group

Hartford, CT
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739010 Accountant Hartford CT

Accountant - Hartford, CT (739010)

Position Description

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

  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits

  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation

  • Maintain control of data from upstream source systems to downstream outputs for Individual Stop Loss Product

  • Ensure critical processing and control issues are resolved in a timely manner for both incoming source system feeds and downstream outputs for Individual Stop Loss Product

  • Ensure accurate payout to ISL customers by identifying and correcting structure issues

  • Provide Customer Support from a Processing and/or Financial Perspective

  • Prepare and deliver monthly reports to in a timely manner every month

  • Maintain customer request workflow in Individual Stop Loss Product mailbox

  • Provide support and direction to any development efforts that impact Individual Stop Loss Product                                                                                            

  • Promote financial data integrity, compliance and auditability of the financial systems


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent. Without a Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of eight years of accounting or finance experience

  • Up to two years of accounting or finance experience or relevant internships

  • Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements

  • Communicates in an effective manner

  • Collaborates with peers to complete projects

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

  • Possesses sound business knowledge and strong decision making skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS Excel with ability to learn additional data access skills/languages

  • Analytical skills and ability to understand and support system processes

  • Ability to understand systems flows and interdependencies

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.

Job Details

  • Contest Number739010
  • Job TitleAccountant - Hartford, CT
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Finance

Job Location Information

  • Hartford, CT
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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