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Accounting Consultant - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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734332 Accounting Consultant Minnetonka MN

Accounting Consultant - Minnetonka, MN (734332)

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

  • 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

  • Review the work of others.

  • Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness

  • Overall oversight of the calculation and booking of monthly journal entries for assigned medical costs and related balance sheet accounts

  • Reviewing and certifying general ledger account reconciliations, ensuring compliance with corporate policy

  • Preparation of quarterly and annual Audit support

  • Ongoing analysis and explanation of assigned medical costs on both P&L and B/S

  • Ensure MLR reporting compliance

  • Prepares and supports internal and external reporting requirements, including monthly presentation of medical payable balance sheet flux analysis to leadership

  • Work with cross-functional teams to implement process improvements, enhancements, and efficiencies

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of Accounting experience

  • Advanced analytical and information gathering skills

  • Prior experience successfully managing multiple requests, assessing priorities, and achieving solutions while meeting deadlines

  • Strong Microsoft offices skills

  • Strong experience with financial software and general ledger applications (Excel, PeopleSoft, Smartview,)

  • Independent, innovative, self-starter

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Bachelor degree with concentration in Accounting

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them

Preferred Experience:

  • Public accounting experience

  • Report and pivot table building and manipulation

  • SAS skills

  • Healthcare experience

  • Accounting experience handling regulated entities

  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase, PeopleSoft Financials, and Microsoft Access

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.



Keywords: accounting consultant, accounting, excel. GAAP, month end close, forecasting, audit

Job Details

  • Contest Number734332
  • Job TitleAccounting Consultant - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Finance

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    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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