Senior Accountant - Cypress, CA, Hartford, CT, Minnetonka, MN at United Health Group

Posted in Finance 6 days ago.

Type: Full-time
Location: Cypress, California

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. 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)

As a finance professional, you will be empowered to achieve new levels of excellence and make a profound and personal impact as you contribute to new innovations in a vital and complex system.

This position in UHC Accounting will produce and review payments related to various Value Based Contracting programs. The position maintains general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports, prepare journal entries and review accounting classifications, in accordance with generally - accepted accounting principles and preparation of documentation in support of external and internal audits. It also analyzes and prepares provider statements of financial position.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Involved in monthly and quarterly close processes
  • Produces, reviews and analyzes provider care management and incentive program payments and related reporting requirements
  • Books close related journal entries based on monthly provider incentive programs and claims pool
  • Performs account reconciliations and performs flux analysis
  • Assists in designing and implementing process improvements and controls
  • Prepares internal and external audit support documentation
  • Engages in various new program implementation projects
  • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them
  • Develops innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
  • Researches payment variances and analyze discrepancies to ensure payment accuracy
  • Researches and provides resolution to provider inquiries

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2 + years of Accounting experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Public accounting experience
  • Healthcare experience
  • Accounting experience with regulated entities
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase, PeopleSoft Financials, and Microsoft Access
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 14 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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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