Accountant (Eden Prairie, MN) at United Health Group

Posted in Finance 7 days ago.

Type: Full-time
Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Job 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. Grow your career on an engaging team of motivated accounting professionals positioned to equip our business with financial visibility and results.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Partner cross-functionally with finance, project management, client engagement, and other business teams to facilitate accurate recording and reporting of contract activity
  • Perform work in a self-directed manner solving complex accounting issues and transactions
  • Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close
  • Prepare journal entries in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis, investigating issues and providing explanations
  • Analyze and prepare financial statements to review with partners and leaders
  • Assist with or lead the month end close process for assigned businesses or groups
  • Support external and internal audits as required
  • Work proactively to identify areas of process improvement and streamline tasks

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 2+ years of professional accounting experience
  • Solid understanding of GAAP and financial statement interaction
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications
  • CPA designation
  • Public accounting experience
  • PeopleSoft & Hyperion Essbase/Smartview experience
  • Highly detailed-oriented and organized
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses
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.

Job Keywords: associate accounting, Eden Prairie, MN