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Manager of Accounting - Lenexa, KS

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Lenexa, KS
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
746221
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746221 Manager of Accounting Lenexa KS

Manager of Accounting - Lenexa, KS (746221)

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:
  • Lead a team of accountants
  • 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;
  • Resolve high level financial reporting issues
  • Manage the audit process and work with outside auditors regarding accounting and reporting issues
  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of internal and external reporting ensuring the quality, reliability and timeliness of the reports
  • Provide operational and technical accounting expertise to ensure compliance with GAAP, Company policies, rules, regulation and laws
  • 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 or more years of demonstrated progression in financial reporting and analysis
  • 2 or more years of supervisory experience
  • Intermediate 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
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Excel, Word, and other financial reporting tool
  • Advanced analytical and information gathering skills; ability to evaluate and prioritize extensive detailed data
  • Experience successfully managing multiple requests, assessing priorities and achieving solutions under deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA/CMA or other equivalent licensure or certification
  • Healthcare experience
 

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.   

    
  

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Job Details

  • Contest Number746221
  • Job TitleManager of Accounting - Lenexa, KS
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Lenexa, KS
    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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