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Accounting Consultant - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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756324 Accounting Consultant Minnetonka MN

Accounting Consultant - Minnetonka, MN (756324)

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:

  • Prepare annual audited financial statements and footnotes
  • Analyze and prepare quarterly and year-end financial statements, including balance sheets, statements of operation and statements of cash flows
  • Perform quarterly financial statement variance analysis
  • Prepare and/or approve account reconciliations and analyses
  • Prepare and/or approve journal entries and review accounting classifications, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Prepare equity roll-forward and other supporting documents for financial statement preparation
  • Participate in the monthly / quarterly close process, as needed
  • Provide supporting documentation for internal / external and regulatory audits
  • Communicate effectively with auditors at appropriate levels to resolve issues and findings and prepare responses
  • Ad hoc projects, reporting, consulting with segment finance teams

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 4 or more years of Accounting experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Public accounting experience, CPA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Big 4 experience
  • Healthcare experience
  • Strong US GAAP accounting background
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase and PeopleSoft Financials

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 6 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.  


Job Keywords:  US GAAP, Public Accounting, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Audit Support, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number756324
  • Job TitleAccounting Consultant - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentCorporate

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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