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750869 LHI Accountant La Crosse WI

LHI - Accountant - La Crosse, WI (750869)

Position Description

At Optum, the mission is clear:  Help people live heathier 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) 


The statements listed below are not intended to be all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities of the position.  Based on leadership decisions and business needs, all other duties as assigned will be expected for each position.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare journal entries and review accounting classifications in accordance with GAAP, CAS, and FAR
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts for month end close
  • Assist with month end close process including preparing and analyzing financial statements
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis; investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
  • Perform work in self-directed manner and work with less structured, more complex issues
  • Assist with preparation of annual budget and periodic forecasts
  • Assist with the development, documentation, and implementation of effective internal and financial system controls, policies, and procedures




Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field
  • 4 or more years of related experience in professional accounting
  • Equivalent combination of education, experience and/or applicable military experience will be considered
  • Knowledge of GAAP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PeopleSoft Financials experience
  • Government Contracting Experience including experience with CAS and FAR
  • National Career Readiness Certificate
Soft Skills:
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with high level of accuracy and sound judgement
  • High level of professionalism, interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively manage time and complete multiple tasks, while continually meeting critical deadlines and responding to changing priorities
  • Identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Solves moderately complex problems and conducts moderately complex analyses


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular 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: Accountant, La Crosse, Wi, Wisconsin

Job Details

  • Contest Number750869
  • Job TitleLHI - Accountant - La Crosse, WI
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • La Crosse, WI
    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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