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Manager Accounting - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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747148 Manager Accounting Eden Prairie MN

Manager Accounting - Eden Prairie, MN (747148)

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:

  • Perform M&A accounting due diligence procedures, including interacting with target management, and working cross functionally within UnitedHealth to support these activities
  • Provide operational and technical accounting expertise to ensure compliance with GAAP, Company policies, rules, regulation and law
  • Oversee the research, analysis and communication of technical accounting matters to Optum segment teams
  • Monitor and communicate changes in accounting guidance that may impact our Optum businesses
  • Resolve high level financial reporting issues
  • Develop, implement and maintain processes and procedures for accurate and timely analysis of financial data, ensuring best practices
  • Develop and maintain internal control structure and procedures for financial reporting
  • Manage the audit process and work with outside auditors regarding accounting and reporting issues
  • Summarize findings on the monthly, quarterly or annual reports to senior management, auditors and regulators
  • Coordinates and supports the Company's strategic and operational planning
  • Support various special projects as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years demonstrated progression in financial reporting and analysis
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Advanced  level of working knowledge of GAAP; ability to effectively use accounting knowledge to collaborate with varying levels of employees and senior management to drive sound business decisions
  • Understanding and ability to work in M&A deal environment
  • Expert level of proficiency with Excel, Word, and other financial reporting tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced analytical and information gathering skills; ability to evaluate and prioritize extensive detailed data
  • Prior experience successfully managing multiple requests, assessing priorities and achieving solutions under deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA/CMA or other equivalent licensure or certification

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.



Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.



Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.


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, Finance, Supervisory, GAAP, M&A, Excel, Word, financial, data, business, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, MN



Job Details

  • Contest Number747148
  • Job TitleManager Accounting - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentOptum Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelManager
  • 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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